Barenbrug USA Appoints Jay Ingham as Professional Turf Sales Manager

(Tangent, OR)  In the Spring of 2014, Barenbrug USA appointed Jay Ingham as the new Professional Turf Sales 

Manager. Ingham is leading the Professional Turf Program and will continue to grow its market share domestically. 


Ingham brings a wealth of experience to his new role. He has been with Barenbrug USA as the Western Territory Manager since January of 2001 and therefore has seen the launch of many successful programs including RTF® in both Sod and Seed, RPR®, HGT® and the Yellow Jacket® Enhanced Seed Coating program, to name a few. This experience will bring added-value to those he leads and to individual clients. James Schneider, Barenbrug’s CEO, comments: “We are thankful to be able to promote such a capable individual from within. Jay’s desire is evident to make the grass seed buying experience enjoyable for our valued customers.”


Currently living in central California, Ingham has been married to his wife Becky for 36 years. Together they have two children who each have little girls making Ingham a busy and proud grandfather. Ingham also enjoys hunting, fishing and boating in his spare time. “I am very pleased at the opportunity to lead the professional turf program and look forward to collaborating with our customers to grow and improve as we look towards the next decade and beyond,” Ingham states.


Ingham can be reached at or at 559.974.2657.


About Barenbrug USA

The Royal Barenbrug Group is the world’s leading developer of proprietary turf and forage grass varieties and legume species. The company has been in turf grass plant breeding, seed production and marketing since 1904. Barenbrug USA is the largest subsidiary of the Barenbrug group, located in Tangent, Oregon.