INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 26, 2017) – The Farnsworth Group, Inc., a leading custom market research firm with vertical industry expertise, has hired Robert Weaver, a proven thought leader in the agribusiness industry.

Weaver joins The Farnsworth Group as VP of Agribusiness having dedicated his career to the industry. For the past twenty years, he has worked closely with agricultural manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and others throughout the agribusiness value chain, helping them utilize research to solve market challenges. His leadership roles in management have made him a highly sought-after, trusted resource for executives and management teams alike.

President of The Farnsworth Group, Brad Farnsworth said, “We are very pleased to welcome Robert to our firm. We are excited to deploy his agriculture experience to further expand our company’s service offerings to clients in agribusiness. By pairing research expertise with industry knowledge, the Farnsworth Group will continue to provide our clients with strategic insights and tactical recommendations that help them achieve their long-term business goals.”

Farnsworth added, “For the past three decades, The Farnsworth Group has been a resourceful category leader, providing clients with customized research solutions that are guided by a deep understanding of their industry. Robert is at the top of his field, and we’re excited to engage his knowledge within our experienced research teams.”

New VP of Agribusiness, Weaver indicates, “I am excited to join The Farnsworth Group, and to lead the organization’s growth into the agribusiness industry. I see a tremendous opportunity to partner with agribusiness leaders to understand the implications of industry drivers/issues, identify the most critical challenges influencing business success, and use high quality, customized market research solutions to help define strategies for success.”


Robert was raised on a diversified crop and livestock farm in Crawfordsville, IN. He attained his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics, focus on Sales in Marketing, from Purdue University and his Masters of Science in Agriculture Economics, focus on Food Marketing and Distribution, from Cornell University.