NeuAG™: Your Trusted Agriculture Fertilizer Company.
Founded in 2020 by Jerry and Joe Newcomb, NeuAG is one of the foremost ammonium sulfate and ammonium sulfate blends distributors in the United States. With over 75 years of combined experience in the agricultural industry and in the selling and distributing of ammonium sulfate, the cousins were excited to team up to offer the highest quality product on the market. Their longstanding relationship with BASF in Freeport, Texas enables NeuAG to consistently distribute both bulk ammonium sulfate and ammonium sulfate blends to customers across the nation. We’re proud to be growing together.
Jerry Newcomb, Co-Chairman, CEO
Jerry graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Range Science and began his 26-year career in the fertilizer industry with American Plant Food Corporation in 1992.
Jerry quickly rose through the ranks of APF, gaining expertise in production, sales and procurement, world-wide distribution and management of multi-site programs. As Operation Manager in Galena Park in 1998, Jerry also became a Liaison to BASF, and contributed to over 19 years of successful partnering with the chemical company’s Freeport, Texas location.
Jerry was named President and CEO of American Plant Food Corp in Galena Park, Texas. in 2014. He served as a Board of Directors for American Plant Food and The Fertilizer Institute as well as supporting numerous fertilizer committees and local charity organizations.
Three years later, Jerry joined Joe Newcomb with Truth Industries, Inc. in The Woodlands, Texas. He is now the former President. Jerry and his wife and two daughters have called The Woodlands their home for the last 20 years.
Joe Newcomb, Co-Chairman, President
Joe Newcomb, a graduate of the University of Memphis, played professional baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays Organization before an unfortunate injury ended his professional baseball career. He then went back to the University of Memphis earning his degree in Business Administration in 1990.
His 25+ year career started by working for the former Arcadian Corporation (Acquired by PotashCorp and now Nutrien), a Fortune 500 company and the nation’s largest producer of Nitrogen fertilizer. In 1993, Mr. Newcomb began his management career with Shrieve Chemical Company in the Woodlands, Texas, which included stints as a Regional Sales Manager, Vice President, Board Member and Shareholder.
In 2002, Joe founded his first company, Truth Chemical. A chemical and fertilizer marketing, trading and distribution business serving the agriculture, oil, gas and drilling business sectors as well the consumer lawn and garden market. In 2010, Martin Resources purchased the Sulfur Products Business from Truth Chemical.
In 2012, Newcomb founded the production company TRUTH Entertainment. Their first film, Dallas Buyers Club, starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, was praised by audiences and critics alike. The film grossed over $100 million worldwide and was nominated for six Academy Awards®, taking home an Oscar for lead actor, supporting actor and makeup and hair.
In 2017, Truth Chemical and Industries was sold to The Plaza Group.
In 2018 Jerry Newcomb, former President of Truth Industries and Cousin of Joe together partnered to form NeuAG, LLC.
Mr. Newcomb supports a variety of charitable organizations including the American Cancer Society, National MS Society, Tri-County Services Montgomery County, Education for Tomorrow Alliance, Yes To Youth, and St. Anthony of Padua.
Mr. Newcomb is a founding member of The Woodlands Chapter of the Lumen Institute for business leaders. He currently resides in the Woodlands, Texas with his wife of 30 years and their four children.