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Les Niles

Independent Agronomic Consultant

Les has managed agricultural production and equipment maintenance for several agricultural businesses, including DelMonte foods, Kaltenberg Seeds and others. Working in these positions for this broad spectrum of agricultural companies has given Les the opportunity and challenge of training many individuals how to safely operate farm equipment. He also has a BS in Agriculture from the University of Illinois fulfilling the study requirements in Soil Chemistry, Plant Sciences and Farm Management Economics. He is fortunate to be able to apply all of these in the position requirements for the companies in which he has worked. Les enjoys teaching from his experiences, both the good and the bad ones.