The Wisconsin CCA Board would like to congratulate Mark Weihing as the 2015 Wisconsin CCA of the Year! Mark’s crop advising experience totals more than 34 years and included positions as a Dairy Farm Manager, Farm Supply Manager, UW Extension Agricultural Agent as well as positions with DuPont Pioneer. Mark currently serves a combined appointment with Bob’s Crop Center and Tri County Seeds and Chemicals.
Mark’s career has seen several new production initiatives including precision agriculture, biotechnology and nutrient management. Mark has mentored clients and colleagues on ways to adopt these practices in a way that best suits their needs. As one of his clients stated in his support letter “Mark has a very good grasp on the different types of technology that is out there and is able to give us recommendations on what he thing would benefit our operation”.
Mark’s service to the agricultural industry included 8 years on the WI CCA board, 5 years as chair and 6 years representing Wisconsin on the ICCA Board. His service to his community also deserves mention. He is chair of the church council, an active fire and EMS responder (including 25 years as EMS captain) and Training Officer/Chief of the Rock Springs Fire Department. He also has had an active career in the Jaycees including president of the Marinette Chapter. While in Reedsburg he continued to serve the community as District Director, Outstanding Young Farmer Program Chair, Secondary Advisor to the president of the Wisconsin Jaycees, Senator and recognition as Wisconsin Jaycee Statesman.
So please make it a point to congratulate Mark as the 2015 Wisconsin Certified Crop Advisor of the Year.