Oct 5, 2020Johann Buck bolsters BioAg’s technical resources for fruit and vegetable markets
BioAg has expanded its team with the addition of Johann Buck as Director of Technical Services and Innovation.
“Johann has the vision to see business opportunities and the technical acumen to guide those opportunities from vision to technical sales execution,” says Vik Sakahlkar, CEO of BioAg. “He will anticipate customer needs, deliver innovative products and provide exceptional services to BioAg’s existing and new customers.”
According to a news release, as Director of Technical Services and Innovation, Buck will identify innovative solutions and supporting strategies for implementation. This will include leveraging technology to develop and introduce products or capabilities to new and existing markets.
Buck began working in agriculture 24 years ago as a tomato picker for a small family-owned hydroponic greenhouse in north central Kansas. His subsequent experience includes roles in technical services, product development and sales across many facets of agriculture including field and greenhouse production of food, ornamental and turf crops. He holds a bachelor’s in agriculture from Fort Hays State University, a master’s in plant science from the University of Arizona and a doctorate in plant science from the University of Arkansas.
BioAg, established in 1981, is a fast-growing company backed by decades of work in humic substances and biological farming. Today the company offers an ever-growing portfolio of biostimulant, specialty nutrients and biological growth solutions. BioAg serves the greenhouse, fruit, vegetable, cannabis, hemp, indoor agriculture and specialty agriculture markets, and continues to explore opportunities to answer demand for growers in all segments of agriculture. For more information, visit www.bioag.com.