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GROWMARK announces appointments in Plant Food Division

GROWMARK announces appointments in Plant Food Division

GROWMARK, Inc. announced staff changes in its Plant Food Division. 

Dan Engel has been promoted to senior market manager, Phosphates and Potash, replacing Mike May, who will retire January 2015. Engel will be responsible for procuring, positioning, and pricing phosphate and potash products for GROWMARK. He most recently held the position of market manager, Anhydrous Ammonia with GROWMARK; he will report to Joe Dillier, Director, Plant Food.

Scott Hornblower is promoted to associate market manager, Anhydrous Ammonia, and will assist with the procurement and marketing of anhydrous ammonia; he reports to Kreg Ruhl, Senior market manager, Nitrogen. Hornblower previously served as Plant Food procurement and risk analyst in the GROWMARK Plant Food Division.

Eric Rehtmeyer has been promoted to market manager, Urea. He will continue to report to Ruhl.

Rod Wells, GROWMARK Plant Food Division manager wished May the best on his retirement. “He has been a valued GROWMARK employee for many years and has contributed greatly to our success.” Wells also congratulated the individuals assuming new roles within the division.

“GROWMARK is well positioned to meet the future needs of our customers and organization with these appointments and I look forward to their substantial talents taking us to an even greater level of performance.” 

About GROWMARK, Inc.

GROWMARK is a regional agricultural cooperative headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois. GROWMARK is owned by local FS member cooperatives and provides its members and other customers with fuels, lubricants, plant nutrients, crop protection products, seed, structures, equipment, and grain marketing services. GROWMARK also provides products and services including warehousing and logistics, training and marketing support, and risk management services, to customers in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. More information is available at

1701 Towanda Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701