Asmus Farm Supply has a long history in seed sales which began in 1964 with Harvey Asmus in Pioneer Hybrid Seed sales. This commitment to high quality seed options for our growers continues today with the entire professional seed agronomist team at AFS.
Every grower’s operation is important to us and we strive to provide you with sound agronomic seed recommendations to help maximize production and profitability on ever acre. We listen to your needs and create a customized plan for your individual situation, placing hybrids and varieties in the most productive environments. We believe you are more than just a customer, you are a partner and when our partners succeed, we succeed.
AFS supports a variety of seed brands. All of our brands offer a high level of quality and align with whatever your needs may be. Two of our locations house Pioneer Hybrid Pro Reps, while our other locations partner with numerous varieties and brands. Having healthy personable relationships with these seed companies helps AFS to offer options to best handle the challenges our framing partners face.
Cover crop seed is also a new concept being adopted in the upper Midwest and the AFS, Inc. Seed Department is helping clients utilize this environmentally sustainable management practice. Some management goals for which farmers use cover crops include:
- Suppressing weeds
- Protecting soil from rain or runoff
- Improving soil aggregate stability
- Fixing nitrogen
- Scavenging soil nitrogen
- Suppressing soil diseases and pests
For more information and resources on cover crop, please contact Bil Schrader, Seed Department Manager in our Rake Office or give him a call at 641.566.3658
Meet Our Seed Team!
Senior Seed Sales Agronomist
Bil has been with AFS since 1999 and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agronomy from the University of Wisconsin/River Falls. Bil was raised on a family farm near Easton, MN which he lives on and continues to operate today. Before working at AFS, Bil had several years of experience in seed, chemical, and fertilizer sales. Bil manages our AFS seed business where cover crop is his primary specialty as well as selling crop protection products.
Rake, Iowa Location
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Eric joined the AFS team in December of 2013 at our Fulda location and has his bachelors degree in agronomy from South Dakota States University. Eric primarily takes care of the seed and seed treatment sales at our fulda location in addition to assisting his dad and uncles on their family farm. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and being in the garden.
Fulda, Minnesota Location
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Seed Sales Agronomist
Trevor is our seed sales agronomist & seed treatment specialist at our Estherville, Iowa location and has a bachelors degree in agricultural business and economics. Trevor was raised on a family farm and continues to help out as time allows. He enjoys the customer interactions that comes with his career and looks forward to helping growers maximize profits through making sound seed decisions
Estherville, Iowa Location
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Eric joined the AFS team in May of 2017 after graduating from South Dakota State University with his degree in Ag Systems Technology. Even though Eric is new to the seed team, he enjoys working with customers to help them make the best seed selection for the growing season.