Meet John Kempf, Founder & CEO of aea
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John Kempf is a leading crop health consultant and designer of innovative soil and plant management systems. John is the founder and CEO of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a leading crop nutrition consulting company.
John Kempf grew up on a fruit and vegetable farm in northeastern Ohio and experienced first hand the challenges faced by crop producers everywhere. Growing fresh market vegetables since 1994, John witnessed intensifying disease and insect pressure on crops which did not respond to the usual pesticide treatments.
John began seeking to understand the underlying causes of disease and insect pressure on crops. He learned how to prevent pest damage to plants by enhancing natural plant immunity with nutrition. Learning from many leaders in the field of crop consulting and plant health, John began building a comprehensive systems-based approach to plant nutrition, solidly based on the sciences of plant physiology, mineral nutrition, and soil microbiology.
John is an internationally-recognized teacher on the topic of biological agriculture and plant immunity. He has a unique ability to simplify and clearly explain very complex concepts in the areas of soil and plant health. He skillfuly discusses the larger social and environmental impacts of food, agriculture and ecology.
Since 2006, Advancing Eco Agriculture has been an leader in the area of soil and plant nutrition. AEA is an agricultural consulting and manufacturing company that works with farmers internationally.
John is a member of the Amish community and lives in Middlefield Ohio.