Barenbrug USA hires Strain for Upper Midwest

Barenbrug USA has hired Nicholas Strain as the Turf Territory Manager for the upper Midwest. Strain will be responsible for sales and distributor management in ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI and IL.

Strain was most recently with Allied Seed and acted as their Midwest Territory Manager. While at Allied his main tasks were to generate turf sales with existing customers as well as grow new business. In addition, Strain was integral in field training district sales managers. Strain also consulted with seed company owners to identify how to grow their business.

He has also worked for John Deere Golf and at Blackhawk Country Club. Strain has a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business from the University of Wisconsin.

Strain lives in McFarland, Wisconsin with his wife, Lara, and two children (daughter Ellie 3½ years and son Breck 3 months).  He enjoys spending free time with his family and golfing.

Strain can be contacted at 608-807-8964 or via e-mail at