BRANDT's Josh Allen Named to IFCA Board of Directors
Josh Allen, Manager of the BRANDT Ag retail facility in Auburn, IL has been named to the Board of Directors for the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association. The IFCA membership recently announced their 2019 Directors at the Association’s annual meeting in Peoria, Illinois. Josh, a Certified Crop Advisor with 4R Nutrient Management Certification, has managed the BRANDT Auburn location since 2006 and is actively involved in the Lake Springfield Watershed Project and Sangamon County Soil and Water Conservation District. He and his family reside in Sherman, IL.
Eric Gordon, Manager of BRANDT Ag retail facility in Lincoln, IL, retired from the IFCA Board of Directors after serving two terms and one year as Chairman.
About the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association
With more than 1,100 members statewide, the IFCA represents the crop production input supply and service industry including agricultural input retailers, chemical and fertilizer manufacturers, distributors and farm equipment suppliers. IFCA’s 15-member Board of Directors provides direction to the Association to fulfill its mission of promoting the sound stewardship and utilization of agricultural inputs though their work with government agencies, the Illinois legislature, US Congress, other agricultural organizations and the public.
A leading agricultural company, BRANDT consists of three divisions—Specialty Formulations, Retail Agronomy and Dealer Support—serving growers around the globe. Founded in 1953 by Glen Brandt and his sister Evelyn Brandt Thomas to help Illinois farmers adopt new and profitable technologies, the company has experienced aggressive growth under the leadership of President and CEO Rick Brandt. Innovation, technology and strong customer service are a few of the core beliefs that drive BRANDT today. BRANDT’s focus is providing the products and services that give growers the best opportunity for maximum return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.