For more than 75 years, Gray’s Seed has been thriving as an independent, family-owned business based in Fairland, Indiana. When you choose to partner with Gray’s Seed, you receive direct, personalized service for your farm. We highly value the relationships with our customers and strive to meet the ever-changing on-farm demands of their operations. Our business thrives by accessing our nation’s largest germplasm pool through the AgVenture seed brand, selecting truly local products that match your farm’s specific needs and being independent allows us the flexibility to adapt and meet the needs of our customers.
We planted our first seed crop in 1945 for the 1946 planting season. Since then, we have held firm to the belief of earning an honest profit with minimal marketing and overhead costs. We strive to provide innovative, high-quality products targeted to the right acre on your farm and we will assist you in managing those products from planting through harvest. Your success ensures our success.
Maximum Profit System™
Take Control of Yields by Changing Management Practices
Year-Round Agronomic Leadership & Support
A PROVEN SYSTEM for using AgVenture products with year-round agronomic leadership to help you PRODUCE MORE bushels.
We are a seed company with a different approach to help you produce more bushels.
a precise crop management strategy
MPS is a systematic approach which begins with a cropping plan, customized to deliver optimal solutions through precise placement in each field, starting at the individual seed & plant level.
We help select, place and manage your seed in alignment with your customized cropping plan, utilizing the latest technology to manage inputs along with year-round AYS leadership.
Gray’s Seed team of experts analyze and interpret annual yield results after harvest to help refine your plan for next year through crop planning and pre-planting meetings.
AgVenture products using MPS requirements
To execute optimal planting protocol, your AYS follows the planter and offers guidance on:
- Residue management
- Preparing seed bed for planting
- Planter depth, speed and spacing
- Analyzing soil conditions
- Monitoring singulation and distribution
After planting, your AYS will evaluate crop emergence with a net effective plant stand (NEPS) analysis to generate:
- More full value ears
- Uniform emergence
- Stronger stands
crop with a resilient attitude
Develop the MPS mindset and never give up on your crop.
You must believe that higher yields are possible and discover innovative strategies to achieve your goals.
Your AgVenture Yield Specialist will be by your side from planting to harvest and every day in between, providing optimal solutions for each field. Your AYS will also create a pre-harvest plan and ride alongside in the combine to help analyze yields and decisions made throughout the season.