Dr. Harold F. Reetz, Jr.

Dr. Harold F. Reetz, Jr., an agronomist from Monticello, Illinois, served as Extension/ research corn production specialist at Purdue University before joining the staff of the Potash & Phosphate Institute (PPI). Later, he was president of the Foundation for Agronomic Research (FAR) and was director of external support of FAR for the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI). A leader in the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program from its beginning, he formed Reetz Agronomics, LLC, after retiring from IPNI in 2010.