Transitioning from Verbal to Electronic AgChem Recommendations

Nate Squires’ family has a long history in Agriculture and in the last 20 years, his involvement includes Operational positions in Packing and Shipping, as well as Field Services. Nate went on to become a horticulturist for a regional agrichemical distributor, where he rose to become the Director of Field Services for a team of horticulturists. In that […]

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Why is Electronic Recordation Acceptable for AgChem?

It is very understandable why this has happened. In fact, ApRecs evolved from the AgChem side of the business. The nature of the business of selling chemicals relied upon high quality recommendations. This is traditionally and still done by a group of Fieldmen that understands the Grower business very well. In fact, most Fieldmen have […]

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Lean Service Waste of Duplication

In a recent blog post, Lean Service Waste in Food Safety, I introduced the seven Lean Service Wastes as defined by Bicheno and Holweg (2009). We will address each in a Monday series of blog posts. This is the second in the series and is based on Duplication Duplication. Having to re-enter data, repeat details on forms, […]

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