Steve Doench, Technical Sales Agronomist

Steve Doench

Technical Sales Agronomist

Steve Doench is a professional agronomist with over 20 years of global work experience. Steve has a B.S. in Agricultural Mechanization and a M.S. in Crop Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Steve has been a certified crop advisor (CCA) since 2001 and is also a Sustainability Specialist (SSp). Steve’s background involves being an agronomist with DuPont Pioneer, a global crop supply analyst, an agronomic advisor at Louis Dreyfus Company and the Director of Business Development at a successful agricultural technology start-up Agrible that was acquired by Nutrien.  Steve is supporting Exacto’s customers with agronomic insights to help them achieve their sustainability goals within the agricultural supply chain. 

Read Steve's blog posts:

august 20222 corn and soybean crop progress update

US Crop Update – August 22, 2022

Even with some rainfall and cooler weather helping in many areas, US Crop Yield Estimates are declining. As crops in drought-stricken areas near maturity, forecasted precipitation and temperatures leave yield expectations up for debate. Read on to learn more about August crop status and forecasted September outlooks.

june 2022 us crop update

US Crop Update – May 31, 2022

With Preventive Planting deadlines nearing, some areas are struggling to get crops in the ground. Other areas have completed planting and are already catching up with emergence, but remain behind the yearly average. Read to learn more about the current state of the US Crop and the forecast for June 2022.

US Crop Update – May 3, 2022

With the cool and wet weather planting has been delayed in many areas. The winter wheat has its lowest crop condition ratings in 20 years. Read to learn more about the current state of the US Crop and the forecast for May 2022.

Facing supply shortages and exponentially higher glyphosate prices in 2022, finding alternatives for spring burndown applications is becoming relevant. For no-till farms, effective burndown applications are key to a good start to the season.

Burndown Alternatives to Glyphosate

Facing supply shortages and exponentially higher glyphosate prices in 2022, finding alternatives for spring burndown applications is becoming relevant. For no-till farms, effective burndown applications are key to a good start to the season.