The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Nicole Hasheider, who joins the organization this week as director of biotechnology and crop inputs in the St. Louis office. Hasheider brings a wealth of experience on farm production issues, stewardship and program management to the NCGA team. In this new position, she will provide key support to NCGA’s sustainability initiatives.
“Nicole’s previous experience working on behalf of farmer-led commodity groups like the United Soybean Board and NCGA makes her uniquely suited for this position. She brings a well-developed skill set which will allow her to make immediate contributions to our sustainability efforts,” said NCGA’s Vice President of Production and Sustainability Nathan Fields. “We look forward to seeing how her perspective and understanding of our industry can provide strategic guidance on our staff and within the grower community.”
Hasheider most recently worked as an account director with Osborn Barr where she managed and executed several highly visible initiatives designed to transfer information from technical experts to on-farm implementors. In this role, she was responsible for the planning and execution of the Take Action program which focuses on the best, most sustainable ways to manage crop diseases, insect pests and weeds.
She earned a master’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois and has seven years’ experience working as a dedicated public-affairs professional.