We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Nampa District Agricultural team. The following have been recently hired and each bring unique talents and qualities that will add to the to the strength of the Nampa Agricultural team.
Stacy Fisher is the new Nampa District Agricultural Clerk. Stacy joined the team in March, right in the middle of contracting. She loves anything to do with horses and family. She competes in local rodeos participating in the barrel and pole events. She likes our fast-paced work environment and loves to problem solve while working with staff to make things easier, more efficient and effective. Stacy recently said, “I am very familiar with many of our growers from previous friendships, acquaintances and prior employment. Amalgamated Sugar is the perfect fit for my interests and experience.”
Emily Grist is one of our new Crop Consultants. She and her husband, along with their two children, recently moved to Idaho from Georgia. She loves activities that have to do with anything outdoors which include hunting, fishing, kayaking and rock climbing. She has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a minor in Horticulture from the University of Georgia. She then continued her education at the University of Georgia where she achieved her Master of Science degree in Wildlife Biology. Her prior work experience in the poultry industry where she managed poultry growers for the past five years will make her a great asset to the team. Emily will be serving the Growers in Weiser, Buckingham, Apple Valley areas as well as the Nyssa Factory. She brings a strong work ethic and eagerness to learn about sugarbeets along with a vast educational background to the team.
Jake Hennessy will be the Crop Consultant serving Growers in Jamieson, Luse, Vale and Payette areas. He is a native to Idaho, having grown up in Mountain Home, Idaho. Jake has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from College of Idaho. He also has a Master of Science degree in Entomology from University of Idaho. He enjoys spending his free time with friends and family in the great outdoors. He is excited to join the Amalgamated Sugar Agricultural team where he hopes to put his knowledge to work serving others while working toward common goals. He is very driven to perform and strives to achieve the best in all that he does.
Amalgamated Sugar is excited for these three to join our Agricultural staff. Their skills and mindset will be indispensable as we continually strive to be a staff who provides world-class support to the Member-Growers of our Cooperative. To them we say, “Welcome”.
Article by: Zack Leukenga, Crop Consultant, Nampa District