Blake Patton, MS

Blake's Background

I was born and raised on a grain farm in Oakdale, IL where my wife and I still reside.  Our little farm house feels as homie as you can get with our 4 boys: Noah, Easton, Eli, and Eli aka Mr. Patton (Blended families are entertaining, but can be complicated when the two crazy(ier) boys have the same name.) 

After a couple Ag classes in Nashville Community High School, I began to further my education in Ag with an Associates  in Ag Business focusing in Plant and Soil Science, while minoring in  Diesel Engines; I received a Bachelors' Degree in Plant and Soil Science, minoring in Ag Systems and Technology from SIUC - Southern IL University of Carbondale ; While continuing on to achieve a Master's Degree from the University of Kentucky majoring in Crop Science studying waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) in soybeans.

After 4 years working within research and sales in the Ag Industry, Zach Brandt and I started Progressive Farm Solutions, Inc. in 2015.

Progressive Farm Solutions, Inc. gives me the opportunity to apply my past education, Knowledge, and love into one of my most passionate subjects: Agriculture while working with and assisting farmers in Southern IL.  This business, career, and way of life is something I am very proud of to pass down to my boys...

About me & Things I get to do Once in a Blue Moon


Address: 5517 Van Buren Rd.

                Nashville, IL 62263


Phone: (618) 534-1270

Some things that I get to do every once in a Blue Moon.: 

Camping and Boating is the Family #1.

Breweries, Wineries, Bourbon Distillery tours

Cardinals Baseball, College Football, and UK Basketball 

Waterhemp Thesis