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Groundwork BioAg Adds Thad England to U.S. Team

Thad England has joined Groundwork BioAg’s North American sales team as the United States Strategic Account Lead according to a release.

England was previously the carbon key account manager at Indigo Ag and brings experience in conservation, precision and regenerative agriculture. At Groundwork BioAg he plans to accelerate U.S. farmers’ adoption of the company’s Rootella mycorrhizal inoculants through “a boots-on-the-ground approach.”

“Thad’s extensive background working in carbon and precision agriculture will help us introduce new ways for farmers to balance profits and sustainability demands,” said Andrew Duff, general manager for North America with Groundwork BioAg. “I look forward to working with Thad and our channel partners to ensure more farmers have access to mycorrhizal fungi and new revenue streams from carbon credit programs.”

England will handle building, maintaining and advancing farmer relationships while facilitating North American distribution partnerships. He’s based out of Iowa and looks to improve productivity and sequester carbon in commercial-scale farming systems with Rootella being a cost-effective solution.

England helped create additional revenue for customers through sustainable methods while at Indigo Ag. Before that, at Nutrien Ag Solutions, he worked in regional sales and consulting. England received a degree in agronomy and business management from Iowa State University.

“Based on my experience working with farmers and specifically with carbon programs, I believe Rootella will be a game changer for all parties involved,” England said. “Rootella fits within all sustainability programs and offers growers more options without having to make complex practice changes. As part of the Groundwork BioAg team, I am excited to make a difference.”