WEST FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, US — Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) has hired Nick Shores as its regional commercial manager for the Northern Plains.

Shores has a degree in biological and physical sciences from North Dakota State University (NDSU) and over 15 years of experience in agriculture while researching and developing spring wheat varieties and working with growers.

Shores worked for the NDSU Department of Plant Sciences in spring wheat breeding, part time as a student then full time after graduation. In 2010, Shores moved to the private sector, developing wheat varieties for Syngenta. He ran planters and combines, sprayed crops and maintained plots. Shores also has seven years’ experience working with sugar beet growers for the American Crystal Sugar Co.

One of Shores’ first assignments will be introducing LCS’s new hard red spring wheat genetics to growers in the Northern Plains region.