Who We Are

Understanding Ag, LLC, is ushering in a new era of regenerative agriculture that is resulting in more productive, profitable, and resilient farms across the globe. 

At their individual and collective cores, UA’s team members believe there is no more important pursuit than to help you improve the health of our living and life-giving soil and they are dedicated to your growing and regenerative success.

If you have soil, regenerative agriculture will work for you. We’ll show you how.

The Partners

  • Ray Archuleta
    Ray Archuleta
  • Gabe Brown
    Gabe Brown
  • Shane New
    Shane New
  • Allen Williams
    Allen Williams


  • Kathy Richburg
    Kathy Richburg
    Director of Operations

Technical Advisors

  • Joshua Dukart
    Joshua Dukart
  • Blake Hitzfield
    Blake Hitzfield
  • Blaine Hitzfield
    Blaine Hitzfield
  • David Johnson, Ph.D.
    David Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Buz Kloot, Ph.D.
    Buz Kloot, Ph.D.
  • Jonathan Lundgren, Ph.D.
    Jonathan Lundgren, Ph.D.
  • Kris Nichols, Ph.D.
    Kris Nichols, Ph.D.
  • Ron Nichols
    Ron Nichols
  • Jon Stika
    Jon Stika
  • Richard Teague, Ph.D.
    Richard Teague, Ph.D.

Field Consultants

  • Grant Breitkreutz
    Grant Breitkreutz
  • Alejandro Carrillo
    Alejandro Carrillo
  • Michael Casper
    Michael Casper
  • Jonathan Cobb
    Jonathan Cobb
  • Morgan Hartman
    Morgan Hartman
  • Russell Hedrick
    Russell Hedrick
  • Blain Hjertaas
    Blain Hjertaas
  • David Kleinschmidt
    David Kleinschmidt
  • Kenny Peters
    Kenny Peters
  • Kent Solberg
    Kent Solberg
  • Michael Thiele
    Michael Thiele
  • Kent Watkins
    Kent Watkins