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Agronomy Division Manager
Korey grew up on a dairy farm in Stratford. Sutton spent 7 years in the Army, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from UW-Superior with a major in Business Communications and a minor in Marketing & Management. Korey has worked with ProVision Partners since October of 2000, starting out in the feed mill and was moved to Auburndale in October of 2013. In his free time he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.
Dale joined the agronomy sales team in March of 2010 out of our Stratford location. Dale has a great deal of experience with ProVision Partners Cooperative and the agronomy division. Since March of 2002, he has worked as a commercial applicator. He also assisted in the Propane Division in the winter months with bulk delivery of LP gas. Dale's first hand agronomy experience has given him a strong understanding of his new position. Dale grew up on the family farm just South of Rozellville and farmed for a short period before his employment with PVP. He and his wife Jodi have three children; Samantha, Amanda and Tyler. Dale enjoys all outdoor activities especially snowmobiling and deer hunting.
Dan Zierke, CCA
Dan joined ProVision Partners in September of 2011 and resides in Steven's Point.
He received a double major in Resource Management and Soil for UW-Steven's Point. Upon graduation, Dan managed a vegetable produce farm in the Plainfield area for 11 years before becoming an agronomist with FS Cooperative.He became the 6th CCA in the state of Wisconsin in 1994 and currently serves on the Wisconsin State CCA board.
He and his wife Jane have 3 grown children and a new grandson. His hobbies include camping, backpacking, fishing and Taekwondo, in which he holds a master's rating.
Ron started with Harmony, now ProVision Partners, in 2006 and started with the coop system in 1990. Ron received a degree in Ag Business from UW-River Falls.
Ron grew up in Colby but now lives in Spencer with his wife, Sheri and 4 children. In his free time Ron enjoys being outdoors, fishing, camping and hunting with his family.
Steve grew up on a dairy farm four miles outside of Stratford. After high school, he farmed for nine years. He then worked in security, as a welder, a sales representative and exterminator for Orkin Pest Control out of Eau Claire. Steve joined Central Wisconsin Cooperative as a commercial applicator, a position he held for 15 seasons. Now an employee of ProVision Partners, he has worked in grain hauling and performed maintenance and repair on the cooperative's fleet. He started in agronomy sales September 2016, helping customers make plans on seed, fertilizer and chemical inputs.
John comes to his position with a wealth of experience in the fields of pesticides, new and old fertilizer and industry change. Born and raised on a family farm near Durand, John worked for Mondovi Co-op Equity for 16 years initially operating their sprayer and spreader equipment. Eventually working his way to plant manager, and for the last 25 years was employed by a neighboring cooperative in their agronomy department. Working out of the Unity agronomy location John offers a relationship of trust and service to the customers bringing product knowledge, and continuous information on the ever changing industry.
Unity Location Manager
Mike came to work for Central Wisconsin Co-op in 2008 and has been driving route truck for the Stratford feed mill. In January 2018, Mike was appointed as our laction manager at Unity. Prior to joining CWC, Mike owned and operated his own diary farm for 19 years.
Mike is married to MIchelle. The coupe has one daughter and live in the Marshfield area.
Argronomy is a new field for Mike, he looks forward to learngin and working with the customers using ProVisions agronomy services.
In the spring/summer of 2017 Trevor work took on an agronomy internship with ProVision Partners and after graduating from North Central Technical College has now taken on a fulltime postion with cooperative as an agronomist. Trevor didn' t grow up on a farm, but he took every ag class offered, and in high school, he worked part-time for a local farmer. His goal is to help producers grow the best crop possible, "I want to give my best recommendations to producers and watch the succeed," states Trevor.
Precision Ag Specialist
Michael grew up on a cash crop and beef farm in Whitehall, WI. He attended UW-River Falls and received a Bachelor of Science majoring in Ag Economics. Michael began working for the former Federation Cooperative summers during college spraying and spreading fertilizer. He began full time as the Precision Ag Specialist upon graduation in May 2016.
Eric Jacobson, CCA
Eric grew up on a Dairy Farm in Humbird,WI after graduation from UW River Fall in 1997 he began working for Winfield United as a agronomy advisor. Eric came into Provision Partners through the merger with Federation Co-op in October of 2019. He along with his wife Larissa and 3 daughters live in Alma center.
Eric came to Provision Partners thru the FederationCo-op merger which he had worked since 2010. Eric received a degree in Agri-Business from Western Technical College and bachelor’s degree fromUW River Falls in Broad Area Agriculture. Eric is also involved with the family’s cash crop and cow/calf operation in Black River falls.
Will Prindle, CCA
Will started in his agronomy career in March 2011 with Hixton-Fairchild Farmers Coop, after graduating from UW-River Falls with a major in ag business and minor in agronomy. He’s worn many hats during his years in the coop system, doing whatever is needed to keep famers rolling. He grew up on a farm just outside Alma Center and still tries his best to help on the family farm, whenever the coop work schedule allows. In his available free time, he enjoys watching football, going to rock concerts, and talking smart with his friends and family.
Brad Mathson, CCA
Agronomy Sales Manager
Brad is the Agronomy Sales Managerat Provision Partners coming into that role through the Federation Co-op merger in 2019. Bradgrew up in Whitehall,WI and has been involved in various positions in production agriculture for over 40 years.Brad has worked with over 30 different crops in 8 states in my career.Brad has a passion for production agriculture and is always looking for way for producers to be more profitable in their operations. Brad and his wife Lisa have 8 children and live in Hixton Wi.
Precision Ag Support
Danielle grew up next to her grandparent’s farm just outside of Le Sueur, MN and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Crops and Soil Science from UW River Falls in May 2017. Danielle started working for Federation Co-op in February 2018 as precision technology supportwhere she works on producer’s maps and soil and tissuetesting as well as dataentry. She also helps run the fertilizer plant in Hixtonduring the growing season.
Hixton Fertilizer Plant Manager
Terry is from Black River Falls, WI where he ran is own farm before joining the former Federation Co-op in January of 1995. He has worked in the agronomy, feed, and LP department helping out where he’s needed. In 2013 he assumed the role of fertilizer plant manager for the new plant that was built in Hixton, WI.
Bob grew up on a Dairy farm in Arcadia, WI. In 1978 married his wife Carrie and have a Son Eric, daughter Stacey and three Grandchildren. Bob has been working in the cooperative system since 1978. He started working for A-G Cooperative in Arcadia in the late 70’s and worked his way up the ladder. In 1990 he became Agronomy Manager and then in 1992 worked for Arcadia Cooperative as Agronomy Manager. In 2002 he was promoted to General Manager while still managing the Agronomy department. In 2015 Arcadia merged and Bob took the responsibility of the Retail Manager position over for 3 years. In the fall of 2018 when he started working for the former Federation Cooperative as their Grain Manager and then April of 2019 took over the Agronomy Manager position as well. With the Federation Cooperative merged with Provision Partners on October 1, 2019 Bob accepted the position as Hixton Agronomy Location and Regional Manager.
Ashley Kloth, CCA
Ashley graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2008 with an Associate Degree in Agri-Science Technology. She started part time at the former Harmony Co-op Unity Agronomy Facility in 2009 and switched to full-time 2013. She is a CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) and spent three years as a Nutrient Management Plan Writer for Dairyland Laboratories Inc. before coming back to ProVision Partners in the Fall of 2019.
Ashley and husband, Justin, live on the family farm near Curtiss with their four children. The family is active in their church and 4-H and enjoy fishing and camping in their spare time.
Penny Langer, CCA
Division Manager - Cranberry Supply
Penny Langer joined Provision Partners with the merger of Federation Cooperative on October 1, 2019. She isthe Location Manager for our Cranberry Supply Division in Warrens, WI and has been specializing in cranberry production since 2013.Penny holds a degree in Agri Business and Science Technology with her IPM training from UW Madison short coarse along with her CCA certification. Having worked in row crop and vegetables both as an agronomist and crop scout helped prepare her for the steep learning curve working in cranberry production.Penny and her husband Jerry live on a 112-acre farm in Juneau County and she enjoys farming, hiking and time outside with their three big hairy dogs on her days off!