I am originally from Sibley, IA and I have been with Farmers Coop
Society since 1998. I started my career in Agronomy at the Melvin
location directly out of college. In 2008, I became an Agronomy
Sales Manager and in 2015, I became the Agronomy Department
Manager. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is working with all of our
I am originally from Treynor, Iowa and I first started in the Agriculture Industry in 1993 by mixing fertilizer and running floaters for Treynor Ag Supply. In 1997, I moved to Waulkee for two years, running floaters and working in a grain elevator. In 1999, I worked for Agriland FS as a location manager of three locations. After 11 years, I moved to Orange City and started working for Farmers Coop Society in Sanborn where I managed the Agronomy Operations for the Eastern Division. In 2014, I became a location manager of the Sioux Center Agronomy Department. And in November of 2015, I became the Agronomy Operations Manager for FCS. August 2016 took me back to Sanborn, as the Eastern Division Manager/Agronomy Operations Manager. I enjoy helping out all divisions by making sure we have people in place throughout the company for all operations to succeed.
I’m originally from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. I started with Farmers Coop Society in 1992 as a crop scout and custom applicator. In 1996, my wife and I decided to drive truck full time. I drove truck long haul for 3 ½ years and then came back to FCS in 2000 as a custom applicator. In 2005, I started my current role as Nutrient Management Specialist. I enjoy working with farmers and challenging them to do the best job possible utilizing nutrients produced by their livestock.
Certifications: Technical Service Provider with NRCS
Dakota grew up on a farm, mainly working with livestock. He got his Agricultural Science degree at South Dakota State University. After college, he started working at Ag Processing in Sheldon and then made the move to FCS. He is the Sanborn Location Manager and Agronomy Operations. Dakota lives in Sheldon with his wife, Alex and 2 year old daughter, Palmer. He likes to raise cattle on the family farm, fish, spend time at the lakes, and travel with family in his free time.
I’m originally from Sibley, IA but live in Ashton, IA. I’ve worked in
Agriculture since 2009, when I worked for United Farmers
Coop/Cooperative Farmers Elevator. In 2017, I joined Farmers Coop Society
as a Custom Applicator. I became the Little Rock Location Manager in June 2018. My favorite part of the job is working with our
customers and learning and taking on new challenges. I also enjoy
working on maintaining the facility and our equipment.
Certifications: Application I &II, CDL with Hazmat & Tanker Endorsements, Fire Fighter I &II, HazWoper
I'm originally from Oskaloosa, IA. I grew up on the family farm where
we raised corn, soybeans, and hogs. I started my Agriculture career in
2001 as an Agronomist for Van Diest Supply Co. In 2006, I became a
Precision Ag Specialist for NEW Coop in Ft. Dodge. I began working for
Farmers Coop Society in 2012 as their Precision Ag Specialist in
Boyden. Today, I’m the Precision Ag Manager and my favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society
is helping a grower’s operation use new technology and seeing their excitement as it works on their operation.
I grew up in Sheldon, IA. I started my career as a Precision Ag Specialist for Gold Eagle Coop in early 2012. Later that year, I joined Farmers Coop Society as a Sales Agronomist at the Sanborn location. I have since moved over to the Boyden location and today I’m an Elite Lead Consultant. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is helping our growers implement ever-changing technology into their operations.
Colin started his career with FCS during a couple of his college summers. At that time, Colin was an Agronomy intern for the FCS agronomy department during 2015 and 2016. After his college graduation, Colin worked for another coop as a custom applicator. Later Colin found a spot at FCS during 2018 as an Agronomy Technician for the Sioux Center Agronomy location. Colin and his wife Ashley have two sons, Grayson (3) and Cooper (1).
I am originally from Sioux Center and began my career in Agriculture as a Mill Specialist in 2010 for Mix-Rite Inc. In 2016, I joined Farmers Coop Society as an Agronomy Technician out of the Sanborn location. I moved into my current role of Agronomy Sales out of the Ireton location in 2017. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is meeting with farmers and taking care of their needs to benefit their operations.
I was born and raised in Sheldon, IA. I began my career as an agronomist in the Spencer area with Great Lakes Coop, now known as Max Yield Coop. In 2005 I joined FCS as an Agronomy Salesman out of the Sanborn location. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is working with farmers and seeing their operations succeed.
I am originally from Dunlap, IA. I started working for Conagra Fertilizer in 1981 in Agronomy Sales and as an agronomy applicator. In 1997, I transitioned to Farm Service Coop in Denison, IA where I was the branch manager and an Agronomist for 10 years. In 2007, I joined Farmers Coop Society, working in Agronomy Sales at the Melvin location and am still in that role today. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is helping growers make the most profit from their inputs and working with the people I get to see every day.
I am originally from Pipestone, MN and I have been with Farmers Coop
Society since 2008. After college, I started as an applicator at the
Sioux Center location. Then in 2018, I moved to an Agronomy sales role
at the Boyden location. My favorite part of the job is being out in the
fields and working with farmers to meet their needs.
I am originally from Merrill, IA and I started working in Agriculture
when I was walking our bean fields and baling hay for my family farm
when I was young. After graduating college, I have been an agronomist
for 20 years in Northwest Iowa as well as Missouri. I have been with
Farmers Coop Society since 2011. My favorite part of my job is being
able to be in the fields and helping farmers be successful.
I grew up in Leota,
Minnesota and worked at Simplot in Hatfield, MN during the summers while attending Dordt College. After
college, I began my Agriculture career with Alceco in Everly; but have been with
Farmers Coop Society since 1997. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is working with the customers to provide them with agronomic
solutions while helping them achieve success in their farming operation.
I’m originally from Sibley, IA. Prior to FCS I was an agronomist for First Coop Association for 11 years. In 2006 I joined Farmers Coop Society in Agronomy Sales, operating out of the Ireton location. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is helping my customers find solutions to their problems.
I’m originally from Allen, Nebraska-Go Cornhuskers! After getting my degree in Ag business, I spent 5 years with the Battle Creek Coop in Pierce, Nebraska. As a result of my time there I gained great experience on crop irrigation. I began my career at Farmers Coop Society in July of 2012. I enjoy bringing new ideas into grower's operations all while providing sustainable, profitable solutions. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is working with customers and helping them resolve problems.
I grew up in Graettinger, IA and had the pleasure of beginning my professional career with Farmers Coop Society in May 2000. I have been working in the Ritter location ever since. I work with my producers to put together individual plans that match fertility, seed, and chemistry to maximize every acre of their farms. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is being able to work with producers to meet the challenges of raising the best crop possible each year.
I am originally from Boyden, Iowa. In 2005, I started working for a nursery and landscaping company in Sioux Center. I joined FCS in 2015 as an applicator and agronomy tech. I am now an agronomist at the Little Rock location. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is working hand-in-hand with farmers to achieve their yield goals while maintaining profitability.
Tyson grew up on a family farm in central South Dakota,
where he was involved in a diversified crop, livestock, and dairy operation. He
earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from South Dakota State University,
and has worked as an agronomist since 2013. Tyson is most passionate about
building long-term relationships with his growers as he strives to maximize
their yields in an effort to increase profitability.
In his free time, Tyson enjoys working at his farm,
golfing, and traveling with his wife, Ashley.
Daniel grew up on a row crop farm just outside of Sibley, IA. He attended Sibley-Ocheyedan high school and went on to attend South Dakota State University with a major in Ag Systems Technology and a minor in Agronomy. He worked on his family farm up until his senior year of high school. He then worked in a body shop and then started doing internships at local Coops. Daniel worked for CFE in Sibley doing crop scouting, securing chemicals, and scouting for aphids. He then interned at FCS doing the same type of internship, more with taking care of plots and spraying trials. He also gained experience working with the Precision Ag Team. After his internship, Daniel started full time at FCS in Sioux Center running the chemical warehouse. He then took the position of his current role, Agronomy Tech, and loves the position because of all the variety that comes with the job. He lives in Hospers, IA and enjoys hanging out with family, enjoying the outdoors, and shooting trap when he isn't busy at work.
I am originally from Granville, IA. I began my career in agriculture for Remsen Farmers Coop as an applicator in 2017. In September of 2018 I started my role as an Agronomy Technician at Farmers Coop Society out of the Sanborn location. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is interacting with customers and integrating new technology to help advance the industry.