We Develop the Best Crop Nutrition Products
At Nutrient TECH we actively participate in creating a positive future for agriculture. We continually improve the science and technology we build to support the sustainable growth of food and fiber for the world.
Our manufacturing facility is located in the heart of California’s Central Valley where 300 commodities are grown. We are able to build and deliver custom formulations at scale for large growers and retailers with 72 hour lead times in most cases.
Our full-service lab includes nutrient and particle size analyzers to ensure each batch meets our quality standards. Our chemists and manufacturing teams work closely together to monitor batches, improve processes, and deliver the best products.
As part of the De Sangosse Group, we are able to tap into global research and bring innovative products to market quickly. Our product development team collaborates with third parties, universities, and international partners to prove product efficacy in a variety of crops under different growing conditions.
Our expert sales team is comprised of Agronomists and Plant Nutritionists with CCA, PCA, and QAL licenses. They work with growers and distributors to address the nutritional needs of crops and proactively prevent nutrient deficiencies. Custom nutrition programs are recommended depending on the stage of the growing cycle and the goals of the grower.
The Nutrient TECH Team
Greg Johnson brings more than 35 years of diversified domestic and international experiences with crop protection products in a broad array of agricultural crop segments. He currently serves as President of two De Sangosse companies; Fine Americas, Inc. and Nutrient Technologies, Inc. Prior to Fine, he served in various positions with Arysta Life Sciences such as Director of Global Marketing and Director of Business Operations, Western Hemisphere. Earlier in his career he worked for AgriDyne Technologies and CIBA-GEIGY.
Production Plant Manager
Charles Grove, PhD
Senior Formulation and Research Chemist
Charles Grove is our Senior Research and Formulation Chemist. Charles will help bring new and innovative agriculture products to market with his knowledge in formulations, product stability and quality control. Charles received his B.S. in Chemistry from Fresno State and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from UC Davis. Students at Porterville College can also attend his class Chem 106: Chemical Principles.
Tom Gerecke, CCA, PCA, QAL
Product Development Manager
Tom Gerecke is the Technical Sales Manager for the Intermountain West Territory including Idaho and Colorado. Tom is also the Product Development Manager at Nutrient TECH, Inc and leads the development and expansion of our soil applied product line. Tom holds, CCA, PCA, and QAL licenses.
Cameron Gerecke, CCA
Product Development Specialist
Cameron Gerecke is our Product Development Specialist. With his background in field research and agronomic technical support, he provides our team with actionable data on product performance. Cameron graduated from Washington State University with an MSc in Agriculture and he is a licensed CCA.
Michael Ruttan, PCA
PNW Territory Sales Manager
Michael Ruttan is a licensed PCA and has worked at Nutrient TECH since 2007. Michael covers our sales territory of the Pacific Northwest including Washington and Oregon. He has a BS in Crop and Soil Science and a Masters in Agronomy. He uses this knowledge to assist growers in his diverse region with recommendations of foliar nutrient fertilizers to use on tree, vine, field and row crops.
Northern California Territory Sales Manager
Kirk Anderson joined Nutrient TECH in 2005 after working as a Pest Control Advisor in northern California. He has studied both Crop Science and Plant Science. Kirk works with growers, PCAs and retailers in the northern central valley and Sacramento valley. He works with a wide variety of crops and uses his knowledge to make foliar fertilizer recommendations for trees, vines and row crops throughout the area.
Dominick Orique, QAL
CA Central Valley Territory Sales Manager
Dominick Orique has Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Business from Fresno State with an emphasis in crop science. He brings a decade of local crop knowledge to our team, with experience in row, nut and tree crops. He also holds a QAL and is an expert in plant nutrition.
Jason Howe, PCA
Arizona, Southern CA and Salinas Valley Territory Sales Manager
Jason Howe brings a wealth of nutrient and crop expertise to his territory as a plant nutritionist and licensed PCA. Jason works with a variety of crops in his diverse region, from pecans and wine grapes to alfalfa and leafy greens. Jason also manages corporate accounts that have growing operations in CA and AZ. Jason can address difficult soil conditions and put growers on a path for better crops.
Bart Haycraft, PCA
CA Central Coast Territory Sales Manager
Bart Haycraft earned his Plant Science degree at Fresno State and has over twenty-five years of experience as a Vineyard Manager, PCA and Viticulturist on California’s central coast. Bart works with growers of diverse crops to build foundational nutrition programs. His emphasis on blending excellent nutrition with IPM and sustainable practices helps growers achieve high-quality results and consistent on-farm improvement through a whole systems approach.
Joaquin Amaral is responsible for all accounting and HR functions at Nutrient TECH. He brings 10+ years of business experience in accounting, operations, marketing, analysis and customer service. Joaquin graduated from Fresno State (Go Bulldogs!) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accountancy.
Miguel Coronado is responsible for getting orders to customers. He manages all planning, coordinating, and monitoring of logistics operations, including warehousing, inventory, transportation and supply chain processes.
Fine Americas, Inc.
Dr. Les McNall, President Ameritus & Founder
Dr. McNall received his BS in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his Doctorate in Chemistry of Natural Products from University of California, Los Angeles. Notable achievements from his distinguished career include developing a new type of ink that writes over butter at PaperMate and holding two patents; one for a method for identifying rubber, and one for plasticizing high molecular weight polyisobutylene with terpene-phenol resins. While Dr. McNall is now retired, he still enjoys spending time in his garden tending his plants and playing classical guitar.