Farmers competing globally desire strategic thinking and deeper insight. Meristem Crop Performance was founded by a team of talented agriculturalists with extraordinary backgrounds in agronomy, marketing and global agribusiness. The Meristem team’s network of relationships around the world allows them to offer high quality products at prices that make sense.


Meristem leaders and crop input channel veterans Mitch Eviston and Rob McClelland have assembled an all-star board of advisors with wide experience in a variety of disciplines within food and agriculture.

Board of Advisors

Led by Rod Schroeder, renowned agribusiness leader, the Meristem Board of Advisors will endeavor to deliver even more value to top growers.

Rod Schroeder - Board Chair

Land O'Lakes (retired)

Jeff Troendle - President

Hertz Farm Management

Dr. Kess Berg - President / CEO

Advanced Agrilytics

Kevin Born - President / CEO

Environmental Tillage Systems

Owen Palm - President / CEO

21st Century Equipment, LLC

Tom Dorr - Past Under Secretary / Former President & CEO

USDA Rural Development
U.S. Grains Council

Christina Coen - Vice President
of Sales and Business Development

Nalco - An EcoLab Company

Kevin Van Trump - President / Owner

Farm Direction / Van Trump Report

David Alpert - Founder / Advisor

Multiple agri-food entities

Justin Crownover - Owner

Lone Star Family Farms

Rich Wildman - Managing Member

Agricultural Development Services, LLC