Hardimon to lead Blade sales

Frank Hardimon will lead seed sales for Ceres Inc.'s Blade Energy Crops brand. He will direct sales to both farmers and bioenergy producers. Prior to joining Ceres, he was a regional sales manager for Great Lakes Hybrids, a brand of AgReliant Genetics. Earlier in his career, he held various positions in research and product management. He said his goal is to help producers quickly move up the learning curve with Ceres' new crops.