Mike Manning, Premier Crop Systems, was born in the Nebraska Panhandle, and spent his early years and many summers working on the diversified family farm. His career includes a wide-range of experience throughout Nebraska and other areas of the Midwest. Mike worked and consulted on the family farm, provided soil services and crop consulting throughout central and southeast Nebraska, aided work in environmental compliance and nutrient management for large feeding operations. Most recently, he was the Precision Ag Program Lead for the Aurora Cooperative, Aurora, NE. Mike rejoined Premier Crop Systems as an Account Manager in 2018 to continue advancing comprehensive data solutions for growers throughout the Midwest. Mike has always had a strong interest in Precision Ag, dating to the first adoption of John Deere Starfire guidance on the family farm in the early 2000s. Mike graduated with an Agronomy degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2009. He resides with his wife and two children in Lincoln, NE, and enjoys the outdoors with his family.