Sid Parks

Senior Product Manager, Agronomy Information Services, GROWMARK, Inc.

Sid Parks serves as Senior Product Manager, Agronomy Information Services for GROWMARK, Inc. in Bloomington, Illinois.  In this capacity, he oversees development and utilization of precision farming technologies and information services for GROWMARK and the FS companies.

In addition to these responsibilities, he has served on many advisory groups and committees related to modern production agriculture, including the American Society of Agronomy, Illinois Department of Agriculture, Illinois State University, The Fertilizer Institute, AgGateway’s Precision Ag Council, and the National Science Foundation Visiting Committee for Agricultural Technology.

Sid is a Certified Professional Agronomist (CPAg) and Certified Crop Adviser (CCA).  He holds an M.S. in Crop Sciences from the University of Illinois, and B.S. in Ag Science from Illinois State University.

Prior to GROWMARK, Sid worked with a major seed company.  He was raised on a family grain and livestock farm in Western Illinois.