Jim Hedrick

Managing Partner
Horizon Ag Consulting, LLC

Jim was raised on a farm in West-Central Indiana, attended Purdue University and has 25+ years of retail and wholesale agronomy sales and management experience.  Agronomy experiences include retail and wholesale sales in Indiana, Texas and Kentucky. Roles included Retail and Wholesale Ag Chemical sales plus Retail Agronomy Management and serving as the Director of Sales and Marketing for a Midwest Regional Independent Agronomy business. Jim currently serves as Managing Partner of Horizon Ag Consulting, LLC and Sagamore Ag Source, LLC.

In 2009 Jim founded Horizon Ag Consulting, LLC, based in Lafayette Indiana.  Horizon is an independent consulting business that provides agronomy and business succession planning services to clients in the Midwestern states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa plus Texas.  Jim builds on his experiences of working with farmers from diverse cultural and agronomic environments to evaluate agronomy, business and family competencies to deliver responsive consulting advice.  Some of Horizon’s Agronomy Strategies include front loading crop nutrition to drive plant metabolism, in-furrow fungicides to manage increased seedling disease incidence, and managing plant tissue nutrition at higher thresholds to enhance grain fill rates resulting in higher grain density/seed weight.