Jeremy was raised on a family farm near Olney, Illinois where he and family still operates a 1200 acre grain farm. He graduated from Wabash Valley Jr. College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Agriculture Production and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Eastern Illinois University. Jeremy started his career with a Crop Insurance Company as a loss adjuster in 1995 then went to work for Wabash Valley Service Company as a crop specialist in 1999 and in July 2006 accepted the position as Technology Specialist for Crop IMS, an information management, scouting and technology company based in south central Illinois. For the past several years, he has worked with growers to collect a wide variety of data for in-depth data analysis. He also has worked with several manufacturer's technology from yield monitors to GPS guidance systems. Jeremy also is involved with the AgGateway, an industry consortium working to develop data standards in Precision Ag to facilitate eBusiness, on the Precision Ag Council. He currently holds the position of Chairman of Precision Ag Council.