12 Nov Arizona Agriculture Company Expands Sales Team
Gregory A. Hallquist joins Heliae® Agriculture as Regional Sales Manager
Heliae® Agriculture continues to expand its sales force in efforts on promoting regenerative agriculture tools. N.R. (Norm) Davy, Chief Revenue Officer for Heliae adds Greg Hallquist as the Regional Sales Manager for California. Hallquist will work with distributors to implement the PhycoTerra® product line into their recommended grower applications.
“Growing our team is an essential element in educating the agriculture community on regenerative practices in soil health,” said Davy. “Having Greg represent us throughout California will allow us to educate and assist in improving overall soil vigor. Through his years in the agriculture world he has created trusted relationships and developed an understanding on what is needed to maintain healthy soil.”
Hallquist joins the team with over 30 year of experience in the agriculture sector. Starting out in seed production and product development, he also worked in ag marketing and brings 14 years from the sales management side.
Hallquist has worked for national and international agriculture companies; Oro Agri®, Certis® USA, Marrone Organic Innovations, MGK®, Cal/West Seeds, Harris Moran Seed Company, and Ferry-Morse® Seed Company. He received his Master of Science in Agriculture Production from California Polytechnic State University and Bachelor of Arts from University of Oregon.
“Norm Davy has built an impressive team to assist with our regenerative agriculture focus in furthering global impact in sustainability,” said Eric Lichtenheld, President and CEO of Heliae. “Greg is an outstanding addition to Norm’s team, and we all look forward to seeing our research come into fruition on farms nationwide.”
Hallquist is a certified Pest Control Adviser and is a member of the California Association of Pest Control Advisors since 1987. Hallquist will work from his office in Elk Grove, California.
“The PhycoTerra® portfolio today and in the future will play a vital role in the future of soil health,” said Hallquist. “The future of agriculture lies in the soil. Working on feeding the soil microbiome and regenerating what was lost will be key. I am very excited to help lead this initiative and introduce pioneer products in soil technology.”