I am originally from Westfield, IA. After graduating college, I worked on the family farm. In June 2007, I began my career with Farmers Coop Society in the Feed Department at Ireton. In 2012 I assumed the role Ireton Feed Mill Manager. In 2018 I received the position of Regional Feed Operations Manager overseeing the Ireton, Sioux Center, and Lime Creek locations. My favorite part of my job with Farmers Coop Society is working alongside FCS employees and customers to overcome challenges that we might encounter throughout our day.
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
Cory Mulder has accepted the role of Director of Grain Operations. Cory began his career with Farmers Coop Society in 2015 in Worthing, and shortly after became the Grain Foreman in Alcester, while also helping out in Ireton with Operations.
Cory has extensive experience working in the Coop setting. He started at a coop in southeast South Dakota part time during high school and continued after graduating, when he moved into an full-time Operations role. He spent 10 years there before joining FCS.
Cory grew up in Canton, SD and currently lives on an acreage outside of Canton with his wife Brittney. Together they have 4 children, Braxton (13), Brynn (10), Bailey (9), and Berkley (7), that keep them very busy, as they are very active in sports and other activities. Cory coaches a traveling baseball team that his son is on, and the family enjoys going to all the other sporting events and extra activities that the kids are in. If there is any spare time, they enjoy going on vacation to anywhere that is warm.
Warren is our Western Marketing Specialist and is working in our Sioux Center location. Warren grew up in Jasper, MN on a livestock and grain farm. He relocated to Centerville after college and currently lives there with his wife, Cheryl. Warren has a stepson Greg and two grandchildren. In his free time, Warren enjoys working on classic cars and pickups and attending Car Shine and Show Events and Cruise nights with the Cars in the Centerville area. He also enjoys attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. .
Prior to joining the team at FCS, Warren was a Feed Account Manager with Land O’ Lakes for 19 years. He also worked as a Senior Merchandiser for Poet Nutrition, managing Rail Sales for DDG’s in the Eastern and Southeast territories to large feed accounts. Warren attended South Dakota State University and has degrees in Animal Science and Dairy Science.
Mike has been in the grain business for 27 years. He started at the local coop in his hometown of Sisseton, SD but then moved to the Sioux Falls area in 2005. He worked for Cargill for 11 years and Central Farmers CO-OP in Marion for 3 years.
Mike and his wife Michelle live in Sioux Falls with their 5 boys: Tanner (22), Tate (19), Caleb (16) Treyson (15) and Jace (14). In his spare time, Mike enjoys attending activities with his children. Caleb is active in football and baseball. Treyson enjoys baseball and show choir and Jace is on the Sioux Falls Swim Team.
I was born and raised South of Sheldon. Today, I am the
location manager in Boyden; however, I started working for
Farmers Coop Society in September 1999. I began my career on the outside
crew; working in grain and agronomy. I dumped grain, applied fertilizer,
and sprayed for the location. After working at this location for 17
years, I became the location manager. My favorite part of my job is the
interaction with the producers. Growing up in this area and being in
this location for so long, I have developed meaningful relationships with
the local growers.
Roger is the Location Manager/Grain Superintendent in the Melvin office. He graduated from Round Lake, MN and went on to attend Jackson - Minnesota West Community and Technical College. Before working at FCS, Roger managed farrowing units for over 20 years. He has been at FCS since 2012 at the Melvin location. Roger lives in the Rural May City Area with his wife of 32 years. In his free time, he enjoys wood working and yard-work.
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.
Derek has an extensive background in the agriculture and coop markets. He grew up in Wheaton, MN. His family farmed corn, soybeans and wheat. His first time working at a grain elevator was when he was 15 years old as a summer job. He graduated from Gustavus Adholphus College with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He worked summers in between college at the local Wheaton-Dumont Coop Elevator and later worked full time there after college. Before FCS, he also worked at Agtegra Coop in Bowdle, SD and Central Farm Service in Delvean, MN as a Shuttle Terminal Superintendent for both of them. At FCS, Derek is the Sioux Center Location Manager/Grain Superintendent. He currently lives in Hull, IA and enjoys spending time with his family, lake time, hunting, fishing, bowling, professional sports and gardening.