- On June 24, 2020
Jim Schweigert, a third-generation seedsman, is President of Gro Alliance, the largest independently owned contract corn and soybean seed production company in North America. The company is also a leader in custom corn breeding and seed corn nursery services. Jim was honored as the 2009 recipient of Seed World magazine’s “Future Giant” and served as the regional vice president to Canada for the executive board of the American Seed Trade Association and Canadian Seed Trade Association from 2009-2015 and again from 2017 to present. Jim also served as the chair of the non-profit, Seed Programs International from 2012-2016.