November 10, 2021
Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce the expansion of the company’s cotton seed sales team, adding new staff members and sales regions. “As Americot continues to expand our presence and add new regions, the addition of new customer support team members allows us to keep our commitment to growers throughout the Cotton Belt, providing industry-leading customer support, highest-quality products and unwavering dedication to the cotton farmer,” said Chiree Fields, Americot’s general manager.
Will Brown graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Agricultural Mechanization and Business and joins Americot’s Southeast region team as a sales representative. Will previously was with Crop Production Services (Nutrien Ag Solutions) and Meherrin Ag & Chemical Co. Based in Kingstree, South Carolina; he will be supporting Americot growers in southern North Carolina and above the lakes in South Carolina.
Ryan Long started in agriculture working in crop consulting scouting cotton and peanuts in Alabama. A graduate of Auburn University, he earned a B.S. in Agronomy and Soils, and was previously in sales for Local Seed Company. Based in Headland, Alabama, Ryan joins Americot as a sales representative in the Alabama & Florida Panhandle Region, supporting cotton growers throughout that area.
Charlcey Plummer has been promoted as a regional manager, leading Americot’s realigned Northern Plains region. She joined Americot in 2019 as a sales representative in the Northern Plains region and was previously a territory manager for Corteva Agriscience. In her new role, Charlcey will be supporting growers in Kansas, Northern Oklahoma and the Panhandle of Texas.
Jerrid Small has rejoined Americot as the eastern regional sales manager, supporting all regions and states east of Texas. Jerrid originally started at Americot as a sales representative in 2017 and was in that role for the three years following. Now based in Wynne, Arkansas, Jerrid will be supporting sales operations and growers in the eastern and southeastern areas of the United States.
Jason Walton has been promoted as a regional manager, leading Americot’s South Delta region. He joined the team in 2017 and has been a sales representative in the MidSouth since starting with Americot. Based in Pontotoc, Mississippi, Jason will be supporting growers in Mississippi and Louisiana in his new role.
Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides U.S. cotton growers with quality seed of localized varieties, offering high yield potential and excellent fiber quality, along with the technologies that growers want and need. American-owned and fully independent, Americot is a national leader in cotton seed production and technologies. For more information on Americot and our NexGen® brand cotton products, call 888.678.SEED (7333) or visit www.americot.com.
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