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Jun 17, 2022
Stokes Seeds adds Eastern New York, New England territory manager

Stokes Seeds has announced the hiring of Jason Detzel as territory manager for eastern New York and the New England states.

In this position, Detzel will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations. In representing Stokes Seeds’ comprehensive product line, he will collaborate with growers to match seed options to their production and profit goals.

“It’s about helping our customers meet their goals, and Jason’s passion for agriculture and enthusiasm for working with commercial vegetable producers will make him an asset to growers in the region,” said Bruce Ulmer, U.S. sales manager for Stokes Seeds.

Detzel earned his bachelor of science degrees in biology and psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in business from the University of the People. A native of Massachusetts, Detzel is an active member of the Hudson Valley, New York, agricultural community and brings a diverse skill set to the Stokes Seeds sales team. With experience in livestock, forages, vegetable crops, and as a former senior Cornell Cooperative Extension educator, he is well prepared to work with growers to find profitable solutions to their crop production challenges. Detzel and his family reside in Hudson, New York.

Stokes Seeds is a leading distributor of commercial vegetable seed in the United States and Canada, with operations in Buffalo, New York; Vineland, New Jersey; Holland, Michigan; Moultrie, Georgia; LaBelle, Florida; and Thorold, Ontario. With 25 experienced territory managers, exciting new varieties from world-class vendors and exceptional customer service, Stokes Seeds continues to be the seed supplier of choice for growers across North America.

For more information, contact Stokes Seeds at 800.263.7233 or


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