Jay Ingham Announces Retirement after Nearly 24 Years of Dedicated Service at Barenbrug USA

(Tangent, OR 2023)

Barenbrug USA, a leading provider of premium forage and turf solutions, bids farewell to Jay Ingham as he embarks on a well-deserved retirement after nearly 24 years of exemplary service. Mr. Ingham, who most recently served as the Western US Professional Turf and Forage Sales Manager, will officially conclude his tenure with the company on June 30th, 2023.

During his extensive career with Barenbrug USA, Mr. Ingham has played a crucial role in the organization's growth and success. His unwavering commitment and industry expertise have made a lasting impact on the company and the clients he has served throughout the Western US region.



Cassie Kearns, Pro Turf National Sales Manager, comments “We extend our deepest appreciation to Jay Ingham for his remarkable dedication and invaluable contributions during his nearly 24-year tenure at Barenbrug USA. Jay has been instrumental in driving our success in the Western US region. We are immensely grateful for his contributions and the impact he has made on our organization and the industry as a whole. His legacy will continue to inspire us as we move forward, and we wish him a fulfilling and joyful retirement.”


Throughout his tenure, Mr. Ingham consistently displayed an unmatched dedication to providing superior customer service and delivering exceptional results. His deep knowledge of professional turf and forage management, combined with his passion for helping customers achieve their goals, has earned him the respect and admiration of colleagues and clients alike.

Reflecting on his time at Barenbrug USA, Mr. Ingham expressed gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and work alongside exceptional professionals in the industry. Barenbrug USA extends its heartfelt appreciation to Jay Ingham for his dedication, outstanding contributions, and commitment to excellence over the years. His impact on the organization will be remembered and cherished.

Stepping into the role of Western US Professional Turf and Forage Sales Manager, effective July 1st, 2023, will be Josh Dejong. With his extensive background in the turf industry and his passion for customer satisfaction, Mr. Dejong is poised to continue the exceptional work accomplished by his predecessor.

The Barenbrug USA team looks forward to the future with enthusiasm, confident that Josh Dejong will bring a fresh perspective and drive the company's growth and success in the Western US region.



Mr. Dejong can be reached at jdejong@barusa.com