GROW Solutions Center

GROW Solutions Center is a virtual hub of specialists available to its farmer-owners and internal team. GROW Solutions Center Specialists are subject matter experts ready to provide assistance with grain, agronomy, and precision ag questions while also focused on simplifying the collection, analysis, and fulfillment of grower data.

Ultimately, the service is designed to help Landus members achieve greater profitability, sustainability, and meet the market demands of the future. 

How can GROW Solutions Center Help Your Operation Succeed?

  • Provide expertise for grain, agronomy, precision ag and Landus customer marketing programs
  • Consult with experts from Landus to identify areas of opportunity and answer questions
  • Gather deep insights about your operation
  • Offer data-driven financial rewards

GROW Solutions Center Specialists

Chad Bloom Web 2021
Chad Bloom
Sustainable Solutions Lead

Chad joined Landus in March after spending the last 10 years as Development Director for Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever. Chad will be leading the GROW Solutions Center team.

Paige Garrels 2021
Paige Garrels
GROW Grain Marketing Advisor

Paige recently joined Landus from Farmers Business Network where she worked in a Farm Market Advisor role. Paige will focus on grain within the Solutions Center Team.

Marlee Gregg Web 2021
Marlee Gregg
Solutions Center Specialist

Marlee has been with Landus since 2009 and most recently served as Account Manager out of Farnhamville. Marlee will focus her efforts on grain within the Solutions Center.

Nila Johnson Web 2021
Nila Johnson
Solutions Center Specialist

Nila is new to Landus, coming from Premier Ag out of Indiana. There, she worked with farmer data, Truterra, and precision ag. Nila will focus on data integration in her role in the Solutions Center.

Jill Smith Web 2021
Amy Smith
Solutions Center Specialist

Amy is new to Landus, after 11 years of experience working at her local coop in Lacona, IA. Amy will be focusing on data integration within the Solutions Center.

Chandler Smith Web 2021
Chandler Smith
Solutions Center Specialist

Chandler has been with Landus since 2018 and most recently served as Account Manager out of Woodward. Chandler will start in the Solutions Center focusing on data integration.

Janette Smith Web 2019
Janette Smith
Grain Marketing Advisor Lead

Janette has been with Landus for 31 years, serving in a variety of roles and most recently serving as an Area Lead in the Southwest region. Janette will lead the grain team within the Solutions Center.

Paula Sonnabend Web 2021
Paula Sonnabend
Grain Marketing Advisor

Paula joins Landus from Ag Partners LLC, where she served as a Grain Marketing Service Representative. She graduated from Iowa State in 2016, and since then her focus has always been in grain in various roles. She and her husband Josh live in Story City, IA with their dog Chip. Paula will focus on grain within the Solutions Center Team.

Molly Toot Web 2021
Molly Toot
GROW Business Leader

Molly joined Landus in August of 2020 and comes to us with over 25 years of experience in the ag industry working for Syngenta, United Suppliers and most recently Land O’Lakes Truterra where she led the Member Owner Engagement Team as Director of Sustainability. Molly oversees the overall GROW brand strategy which includes the GROW Solutions Center.

Nila Johnson Chandler Smith Marlee Gregg Amy Smith Chad Bloom 2021
l to r: Nila Johnson, Chandler Smith, Marlee Gregg, Amy Smith, Chad Bloom
Amy Smith Bill Northey Janette Smith 062821
l to r: Amy Smith, Bill Northey, Janette Smith

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What services does the GROW Solutions Center provide? 

A: The GROW Solutions Center provides a service to our farmer-owners, to leverage their on-farm data and our expertise while also connecting leading-edge programs that will ultimately drive profitability and meet the demands of the future. 

Q: What are the GROW Solutions Center’s hours of operation? 

A: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Central with extended hours as needed. 

Q: How can we contact the GROW Solutions Center? 

A: You can contact the GROW Solutions Center via our phone number: (515) 800-GROW (4769) or our email address: growsc@landus.ag

Q: If I have a question, do I contact the GROW Solutions Center or my Account Manager first? 

A: The GROW Solutions Center will be closely partnered with our Account Management team, therefore you can call either and be assured someone is available to answer your questions. 

Q: How do I get my data into your system, for you to help me analyze? 

A: You can select one of the three ways below to get this process started: 

    1. Contact the GROW Solutions Center 

    2. Contact your Account Manager

    3. Sign up via the Landus Customer Portal (Sustainability Tab) 

Q: What are the benefits to the GROW Solutions Center? 

A: The GROW Solutions Center offers an additional set of resources, while displaying agility, speed, and teamwork to deliver solutions to our farmer-owners. 

Q: Is there a cost to use this service? 

A. This service is completely free for Landus farmer-owners to use. 

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