Braden Kooiker

Eastern Grain Marketing Specialist

Braden is our Eastern Grain Originator and Marketing Specialist and is working in our Sanborn location. Braden spent his entire life in agriculture and knew he wanted to stay in the industry. He grew up on feeder cattle and dairy farm near Middleburg, IA.

Braden graduated from Dordt University in 2012 with an Agri-business degree. After graduating, he went to work for a local cooperative in their feed department. Eventually he moved into agronomy, first as an applicator and then as an agronomy sales tech here at FCS. He has spent the past two years working with Town and Country Implement of Orange City in Ag. Equipment Sales.

Braden lives in Orange City with his wife Elsa and their three daughters: Sutton (2nd Grade), Leighton (Pre-School), and Sylvie (1 year old). Elsa works part time at Atlas of Orange City as their Office Manager. In his free time Braden takes care of 2400 head of feeder pigs and enjoys spending time with his family and serving in his church as a Deacon.