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 if working at Farmers Coop Society is working with all of our
Certifications: Certified Crop Advisor with 4R, Sustainability Specialist Certifications
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
I originally grew up in North Western Minnesota but moved to Kansas City to build custom homes. In 2010, I moved to NW Minnesota to do estimating and crew supervision for an excavation company. In 2013, I started working in the Agriculture Industry. I accepted a position as farm manager on a large grain farm near Tulsa, OK. Two years later, I accepted an applicator position at Farmers Coop Society. In January 2017, I accepted the position of Agronomy Operations Manager. My favorite part of working at FCS is that I can work with a great group of guys who take pride in what they do every day.
I grew up in Hooper, Nebraska and I have a long history working in Agriculture. I started working for Farmers Coop Society in 2013. I started working for Fremont Grain Inspection Service in 1999. In 2006, I became the grain operations leader for Maxyield Cooperative's Algona location where I oversaw a 1.5 million bushel facility. I became the grain superintendent for Farmers Cooperative Company in Hinton in 2009. While there, I oversaw a 5 million bushel facility, loaded 110 car shuttle trains and helped other locations with inventory record keeping. In 2013, I joined Farmers Coop Society as the dry fertilizer plant supervisor. I ran the dry fertilizer plant, helped in the chemical shed and helped run the seed treater. And then in 2016, I became the Western Division Agronomy Operations Manager. My favorite part of my job is it’s always changing, always evolving. Every day is different and is a constant adventure.
I grew up in Leota,
Minnesota and worked at Simplot, MN during my college years. 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 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’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.
Certifications: Certified Crop Adviser, Firefighter I & II, Fire Instructor I
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 am originally from Carmel, IA. I began my career in Agriculture in 1995 when I became an applicator and Agronomist at Boxholm Coop. I joined Farmers Coop Society in 2018 as a Site Specific Ag Specialist. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is helping my customers be successful in their operations.
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.
Certifications: Certified Crop Advisor with 4R, NMS, SSp
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 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 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.
Certifications: BS in Agronomy, CCA Agronomist, 4R, SSP, Resistance Management
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.
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 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 am originally from Faulkton, SD. I began my Agriculture career with North Central Farmers Elevator for six years, where I worked as an applicator, a warehouse manager, and an agronomist. I joined Farmers Coop Society in 2017 as an Agronomist at the Alcester location. My favorite part of the job is interacting with customers by giving them ideas and options to become successful.
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.
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 Boyden, IA. I began my agricultural career with Farmers Coop Society in 2015 as an Agronomy Intern. In 2017 I went to work as an applicator at another local coop but made my way back to FCS in 2018. Today, I’m an Agronomy Tech out of the Sioux Center location and my favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is interacting with customers and helping them in any way I can.