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Tara Oomen



Job Title

Senior Agronomic Solutions Advisor


Tara Oomen is a Senior Agronomic Solutions Advisor for BASF in West Michigan. She specializes in on-farm support and agronomic recommendations across BASF’s total portfolio of products. Oomen’s passion for agriculture started early while growing up on her family’s fruit and vegetable farm, Oomen Veggie Co. She is passionate about learning and is currently pursuing a master's degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

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