2020 Buckeye Ag testing

   Management Team

Jeff Roeth
Founder, President
Jessie Roeth
CFO, Business Manager
Jeremiah Roeth
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Jessie holds a MBA from the Univ. of Findlay, and has been co-owner of Buckeye Ag Testing since 2007. Her past experience as a collegiate athlete and coach brings competitive drive and strategic organization to the business. Jessie has been a primary site coordinator responsible for regulated trials since 2010.  Jessie has a key role in managing financials, data collection, and field activities.

Jeremiah holds a PhD in molecular biology, and transitioned to Buckeye Ag in June of 2014.  With a background in the biotech industry, he has managed a high throughput DNA synthesis and screening lab focused on synthetic biology.  Jeremiah brings experience in automation, assay development, custom software development, and operations management.

Jeff has over 30 years growing research trials.  His extensive knowledge of agronomy, fertility, genetics, and crop protection, and his commitment to customer service and quality have propelled Buckeye Ag Testing into a leading research provider in the eastern corn belt.  Jeff focused on a career in corn breeding for over 22 years prior to founding the company in 2004.


  Full Time Staff

Sami Funderburgh
Senior Research Agronomist
Trevor Coomes
Manager of Field Operations
AJ Durst
Senior Field Technician
Layne Markley
Research Associate II
Megan Bergman
Research Associate I
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2020 Summer Interns

Abby Hissong
Wilmington College
Blake Jamison
Wilmington College
Anna Lavy
Wilmington College
Garrett Smail
The Ohio State University
Trace Smail
The Ohio State University
Grace Storck
Wilmington College
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2020 Interns

(Left to Right) Blake Jamison, Trace Smail, Grace Storck, Abby Hissong, Anna Lavy, Garrett Smail


  Part Time / Support Staff

Harold Furrow
Barrett Gruber
Debby Roeth
Bob Brower
Connie Strehle
Donna Deeters
Phyllis Wiford
Jacob Roeth
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Staff Archive

2019 Interns

(Left to Right) Cody Kiefer, Brad Slyder, Chris Baird, Peyton Phillips, Rachel Cochran, Kayla Seman, Abby HIssong

2018 Interns

(Left to right) Tristan White, Drew Schauer, Sean Drew, Treanna Lavy, Eliza Hershberger, Megan Bergman

2017 Interns

(Left to right) Brady Anderson, David Keck, Layne Markley, Hudson Rich

(Front) Kyle Webb

(Left to right) Lexie Renner, Heather Mescher, Nicole Hopping

(Front) Trelissa Lavy

2016 Interns

(Left to right) Garrett Carpenter, Nick Hissong, Layne Markley, Brady Anderson, Emily Elfers, Heather Mescher, Trelissa Lavy

2015 Interns

(Left to right) Trista Lavy, Morgan Stacy, Austin Butler, John Kraft, Amanda Black

2014 Buckeye Ag Testing

2013 Buckeye Ag Testing

2012 Buckeye Ag Testing

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