AG RX is very fortunate to have Craig as a PCA. He brings years of experience on many different crops. He is committed to making sure his customers get the service they deserve. His enthusiasm for his job contagious and contributes to why he is respected and loved by his co-workers. Thanks Craig for bringing your “A” game everyday.- Chris Oliva
- What is your background?
I grew up in Ventura then went to high school in Alta Loma. Went to Cal Poly Pomona and studied Ag Biology. Worked for Olocco in Santa Maria walking vegetables for 12 years then came to Ventura County. Married Karen in 1992. I have 2 dogs and 1 horse.
- How did you get started in this business?
Rode around with my dad, he was a fieldman and that got my interest going. Started in Blythe checking cotton. Upon graduating from Cal Poly Pomona I went to work in Santa Maria.
- What are some of your greatest challenges you face in the field?
Interface with the public. Getting harder and harder to spray around population centers. Challenging to control all the newer pests we have. Logistics are always hard. Everyone always wants their work done first.
- What are your favorite aspects of your job?
Working with a good team. Working outside. Freedom to plan and manage my day. Teaming up with customers to get them profitable through smart solutions.
- What are some of your interests?
Fishing, Mountain biking and horseback riding.