GrowNextGen industry leader

Jerron Schmoll

Product manager at Corteva Agriscience

Jerron knows a lot about: agriscience, biotech, product development

Schmoll manages a team that decides which new products to advance to commercial status out of current research programs, determines at what volume those products should be grown, and decides when to retire products from the portfolio.

What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education?
Finding new students interested in the industry and helping those students work towards meaningful and rewarding careers. There are also useful research collaborations where education may have resources that industry doesn’t to explore key questions facing ag.

What value/assistance can you and your company provide to teachers and classrooms as they connect with you?
We can provide guest lecturers and contribute to content development.

Why should teachers connect with you through GrowNextGen?
My parents were both teachers and my sister is currently a math teacher. I’ve got a tremendous respect for the profession and am willing to support our educators!