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John Ortiz

Agricultural Entrepreneur

John Ortiz owns AgTeam Professionals and an agricultural research farm, and he acts as general manager of BigYield.us. With more than a decade of farming and research experience, John plays an active role participating in grower panels, and in his local community, he works to educate farmers and discuss the latest advancements in agricultural technologies. Of all of John’s passions in agribusiness, he is most enthusiastic about maximizing the bottom line. He does this by helping farmers to reduce costs, become more efficient and get big yields at harvest.


Email johno@agteampro.com
Phone (816) 255-6243
Website http://www.johnortiz09.com/
Address John Ortiz
28706 S State Route 7
Garden City, MO 64747


John Ortiz Looking at Soybean Genetics

At Basic Solutions Research (BSR), John helps agribusinesses position their products to overcome competition in their respective markets. By using in-depth and rigorous research methods, John and his team can evaluate products as they collect superior, real-world research data. With such data available, John helps businesses deliver only superb products that meet customer needs.

John’s research office is located on site at the Mid-America Regional Development Center. At the research center, he and his staff conduct several different types of tests using strip trials. From testing the latest corn, soybean and wheat genetics to assessing various chemical treatments, farming techniques, population studies and crop rotations, BSR also offers a variety of on-farm test plot options to its clients.

Through his work with BSR, John’s objective is to train businesses to deliver high-quality, consistent information and maintain a professional, customer-focused orientation in all sales and business development activities.

In addition to sales management training, John offers a wealth of production agriculture resources in the following areas:


  • Hybrid/variety performance
  • Irrigated vs. nonirrigated
  • Foliar applications
  • Yield-enhancing products
  • Stress varieties
  • Farming practices
  • Population studies
  • Crop rotations/continuous corn
  • On-farm test plot planting
  • Chemical testing
  • Field days
  • Test plot seed packaging
  • Trait vs. nontrait
  • Food-grade plots



John’s Employment History

General Manager2013 – PresentBigYield.us – Garden City, Missouri

President2014 – PresentMARDI – Garden City, Missouri

Chief Executive Officer2005 – PresentBasic Solutions Research – Garden City, Missouri

General Manager2008 – PresentMissouri Food & Fiber / AgriNext 3F Farms – Garden City, Missouri

General Manager2008 – PresentAgTeam Professionals – Garden City, Missouri

John’s Education

Business2002 – 2004Central Missouri State University

Business2000 – 2001Longview Community College

John Ortiz and his wife Hilary
John Ortiz and his wife Hilary

John’s Achievements

2012 ASA / DuPont Young Leader

2012 Bayer REAP Program

2011-2013 City of East Lynne Alderman

2012 MU Grower Yield Day Panel

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John Ortiz
28706 S State Route 7
Garden City, MO 64747

Phone:(816) 255-6243