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Good People Make Great Partners

It goes without saying that no great operation exists without great people. From our board of directors, to our leadership team, to the people on the road and in the field, United Farmers Cooperative team brings together the best people to guide your cooperative today – and into the future. As you grow and evolve, we evolve with you.

Meet the team that is here to support you, your livelihood, our communities and our rural way of life.

Our Board

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Jeff Manderscheid

Chairman
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Kevin Lindeman

Director
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Todd Kettner

Vice Chairman
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Jeff Franta

Director
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Tyler Stehr

Secretary
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Ryan Mackenthun

Director
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Kurt Martens

Director
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Ryan Ponwith

Associate Director

The Leadership TEam

All hailing from different areas of expertise, meet the men and women who lead and support our teams. Their unique areas of expertise contribute to the success of your coop.

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Mitch Altermatt

CEO / General Manager
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Jonathan Olmscheid

Chief Financial Officer
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Ryan Altmann

Director of IT
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Jason Tews

VP of Grain & Feed
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Darv Turbes

VP of Energy
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Jim Carlson

VP of Agronomy
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Chad Wilson

VP of Ag Services
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Jenny Krohn

Human Resources Manager
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Beth Magnusson

Controller

The Agronomy TEam

United Farmers Cooperative agronomy team is ready to answer the call with customized solutions tailored to you. Stay informed on the latest trends that impact your business and contact any of our team members, today.

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Jim Carlson

VP of Agronomy
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Craig WIlson

Seed Manager, Account Manager
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Brett Amberg

United Insight, Account Manager
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Bob Wilkinson

Account Manager
Norseland Location Manager
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Jim Ebbers

Account Manager
Hector Location Manager
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Mark Hoekstra

Master Agronomy Adviser/Account Manager
Brownton
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Tyler WIlson

Account Manager
Lafayette
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Patrick Kopesky

Account Manager
Hamburg
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Aaron Schwab

Agronomy Operations Manager
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Roger Trebbensee

Project Manager
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Karen Firle

Agronomy Accounting Manager
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Kayla Leifermann

Accounting and Customer Service
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Anthony Martens

Agronomy Sales & Business Manager

Seth Lokensgard

Sales Associate

Jeff Kiewatt

Agronomy Account Manager

The Energy TEam

United Farmers Cooperative energy team is ready to answer the call – from energy products and services to payment programs, delivery scheduling, safety and repair, plus expert information on the latest fuel and energy trends that impact your business.

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Darv Turbes

VP of Energy
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Merle Bohlin

Energy Sales & Service
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Zac Kuehn

Operations Manager
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Jesse Matthews

Operations Manager
New Germany
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Josh Fischer

Gas Services Technician
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Mike Hulke

Lead Gas Service Technician
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Ruth Domeier

Energy Account Lead
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Tony Kammerlander

Energy Accounting Manager
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Cindy Kuehn-Gleason

Energy Accountant
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Sarah Olson

Energy Accountant
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The Ag Service Center Team

United Farmers Cooperative Ag Service Center team in Lafayette is ready to serve your operation from top to bottom. New inventory, used inventory, tires, parts and repairs. Call us with your challenge and put our people to the test.

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Andy Berdan

Farm Equipment/Grain Handling Sales
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Kyle Burnett

Commercial Field Sales
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Scott Maynard

Farm Equipment Product Sales Manager
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Jeff Nelson

Service Manager
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Kelly Norell

Customer Service
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Judy Waldvogel

Accounting Manager
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Brady Webster

Parts Manger
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Teresa Wenninger

Office Manger
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Chad WIlson

Vice President of Ag Services
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Dan Hayes

Precision Planting Manager

The Feed Team

United Farmers Cooperative feed team knows animals and knows how to determine the best path to feed them and nurture their health. Contact any of our team and see how we can help start your feeding program today.

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Jason Tews

VP of Grain & Feed
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Kim Hague

Feed/Grain Controller
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Kelly Powell

Feed Sales Manger
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Leon Wenniger

Operations Manger
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Bob Rehbein

Dairy Tech Services Manager
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Robert Westman

Nutrition/Management Consultant
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John Kiese

Nutrition/Management Consultant

Rich Schug

Nutrition/Manement Consultant

Deb Walter

Customer Service
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Paula Walter

Customer Service
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Tara Hawks

Customer Service
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Cassandra Brandes

Customer Service
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The Grain Team

United Farmers Cooperative grain team is ready to help you determine the best sell and hold options, contracts, storage, future strategies and more. Contact our grain team to help make the most of every acre.

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Jason Tews

Vice President of Grain & Feed
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Darrell Abrahamson

Grain Orginator/Operations
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Matt Rettmann

Grain Originator/Merchandiser

Dan Klancke

Grain Operations Manager
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