New to our agronomy team, meet Alyssa Waldschmidt! This Agronomy Salesperson hails from Lone Tree, IA and is an Iowa State alum. Let’s learn more about Alyssa!
What is your background?
I was raised on a family farm where my dad, Mike, and grandpa, Ron, still farm. I went to Lone Tree community schools and graduated from Iowa State in Agronomy.
Where have you worked before Stutsmans?
After graduation, I worked for Syngenta in Lone Tree for 2 years as a Production Tech. I verified planting patterns in seed corn fields and looked for contamination issues in-season. I also ran the husk and sort building during harvest and worked in the seed conditioning tower through the winter.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
In my spare time I help on the farm and raise meat goats.
What is something random most people don’t know about you?
I have a munchkin cat named Isabella Po800000000 Moran (Izzy). My fiance came up with the middle name, apparently it’s a race horse from Ireland in the 1800s!
If you had to eat the same food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
If you were stuck on an island, what 3 items would you bring?
A book, Satelite phone with reception, and a solar-powered charger for the phone.
What was the best concert you’ve ever been to?
Garth Brooks in Des Moines!
What’s your favorite thing about the agriculture industry?
The seasonality! It’s always changing and it keeps things exciting.
What is something you are passionate about?
Agriculture, farming, and skiing!
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
What is your favorite family tradition?
Making homemade candy with Grandma at Christmastime.
If you could swap places with someone for a day who would it be?
I don’t care who, as long as they’re skiing!
What are you currently watching on Netflix?
If you could be any animal what would it be?
A buffalo because they are big and fluffly; but mostly big!
Which Stutsman core value do you best resonate with?
Radiate Enthusiasm – I have a lot to learn and I’m looking forward to learning it!