Darin is head of agronomy at FBN. He grew up in a farming community in southern Michigan. Darin earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in crop and soil sciences from Michigan State University, and his doctorate in natural resources and environmental sciences (horticulture) from University of Illinois. For nearly two decades, Darin has helped to support farmers in technical agronomy roles, including as a technology product manager, a research scientist and a director of technical development at some of the largest and fastest growing agriculture and crop protection companies in the industry. Darin is a certified professional agronomist and a U.S. Army Veteran.