New Employee Announcement

Welcome to the team, Leon!

Leon has a diverse background in agriculture. He is from St. Johns, Michigan and comes from a farm where his parents continue to produce cash crops and dairy beef steers. He graduated from Michigan State University in 2016 with a B.S. in Agriculture Business and a minor in Technology Systems Management.

After graduating, Leon worked for an independent agricultural consulting company, based in Coldwater, Michigan. Leon focused on zone soil sampling as well as fertilizer recommendations to maximize yields and economic efficiency.  

Following moving to the west side of the state, Leon worked at the MSU Kellogg Biological Research Station looking at multiple cropping systems before joining the Nobis Agri Science team in August of 2022.

Outside of work Leon enjoys traveling, hiking and kayaking with his wife. He also likes taking on new woodworking projects.


B.S. Agriculture Business with a Minor in Technology Systems Management 

Getting to Know Leon…

What do you love the most about the dairy industry?
What I love the most about the dairy industry is the people. Working in agriculture has allowed me meet many people that love doing their part to feed the world. 
What do you see as the biggest challenge in today’s industry?

The biggest challenge in today’s dairy industry is bridging the gap between farm and consumer.
Educating people on where there food comes from and how it is produced.

What is your favorite dairy product? 
Plainwell Ice Cream
What is the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?

Find a career you are passionate about and with any luck it will pay.


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