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Ostara Announces New Chief Technology Officer

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Ostara announced a new chief technology officer according to a release. With over 20 years in the agricultural sector, Aaron Waltz has been appointed to the role. Waltz began his career in corn genetics at DuPont and has worked in various technology roles in the adjuvants, biologicals and fertilizer industries.

“Aaron’s skills are highly complementary to the existing executive team and will enable Ostara to realize our vision of global expansion as we increase production of our portfolio of Crystal Green phosphate fertilizers,” said Kerry Cebul, CEO of Ostara. “Aaron’s agronomic expertise, diverse science background, and leadership will be critical as we rapidly expand our platform of technologies and significantly increase production to meet grower needs.”

Waltz has been in agriculture his whole life, tracing back to his family’s farms in Nebraska. He went on to study at The University of Nebraska, where he earned his Ph.D.

“Ostara has developed a unique foundation of innovative crop nutrition products and technologies that help growers optimize yield, embrace sustainability, and reduce application rates,” said Waltz. “I am excited to join the organization to build on this foundation and accelerate their adoption.”

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