Ag Partners Wins Award

Ag PartnersSheldon, Iowa — An agriculture-related business with a facility in Sheldon has won a prestigious industry award.

Ag Partners has been named the 2016 Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur of the Year by the PrecisionAg Institute.  This award, now in its tenth year, recognizes outstanding people, programs and organizations that are making a difference in the precision ag industry through its PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence.

Ag Partners is being honored for its innovation in precision agriculture through its InSiteCDM program – a unique crop data management program that helps producers maximize profits and make more efficient inputs – as well as its leadership in the precision ag arena through its partnerships and forward thinking.

A leader in the industry, Ag Partners started variable rate fertilizer application and crop protection more than 20 years ago, making them some of the first to provide that practice in the area.

Troy Upah, Ag Partners CEO, says the company is extremely honored to receive this award, and look forward to further innovation to the precision ag arena.
A representative from Ag Partners will accept the award at the InfoAg Conference August 2-4 in St. Louis, Mo.

More information about the award can be found at

Ag Partners provides products, services and market access in the areas of grain, agronomy, feed and petroleum. Formed in 1997, the company represents a joint venture between Alceco, an Iowa cooperative, and Cargill. The company’s locations include retail and wholesale agronomy outlets, grain facilities and feed mills throughout Iowa. For more information, visit

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