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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Daniel Hedgecock

Daniel Hedgecock
President and Founder
Vantage South Atlantic

Biography

Daniel Hedgecock is the President and Founder of Vantage South Atlantic in Warsaw, NC. Vantage is an agriculture technology company focused on making clients more profitable, farming easier, and decisions by utilizing technology. Daniel grew up on his father’s tobacco farm in Wallburg, North Carolina and graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Masters in Soil Science and GIS. He began his precision ag career working for a farming partnership during college, managing soil fertility and spatial data for the operation. Prior to launching Vantage in January of 2017, Hedgecock worked for Trimble Inc as the North America Staff Agronomist and North Carolina State University’s Soil Science Department conducting on-farm precision agriculture research. Daniel and his wife, Jacki, reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.