Agronomy

Your dealer for seed and fertilizer

From crop consulting and plant food to lawn and garden specialty items, the team at ProVision Partners Cooperative operates an inclusive agronomy department, complete with a group of certified agronomists and custom applicators. We offer dry and liquid custom-blended plant food, a full line of crop protection products, ag lime, a broad range of seed, soil sampling, nutrient management planning, custom spraying and spreading, variable rate application services, and crop scouting services. We also provide plant food, weed and insect control and turf grass treatments for the lawn and garden, as well as pond treatments, and seed and plant food for pastures and wildlife plots. And, as always, we only provide premium products; like WinField™ Solutions, Croplan® Genetics and LaCrosse Forage & Turf among others that we know from experience garner the best results.

Agronomy Products

At ProVision Partners Cooperative our goal is to improve profitability to our customers. Our agronomy division has a wide selection of products to provide you with peace of mind when it comes to your operation. We have an educated staff to offer the following products to you in a timely manner.

Seeds

Your agronomist will conduct personal farm visits to discuss and plan for your cropping success.

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Plant Food

We provide bulk and bagged plant food for your various agricultural crop needs. We have custom application equipment and personnel to properly apply liquid or dry plant food needs for your specific crop. We also provide variable rate custom application of dry plant food and agricultural lime for site specific needs with the use of GPS guided application equipment.

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Crop Protection

We offer you a full line of crop protection products which comes with advice and recommendations from our State and Nationally Certified Crop Advisors.

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Lime

We can save you money with our site specific variable rate application which will ensure that the lime is put only where it is needed. We can also help you cut down on compaction with our custom lime application which is done with our flotation equipment.

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Specialty

ProVision Partners Cooperative supplies you with products to help make your lawn, pond, garden and food plots reach optimum potential. We offer a wide variety of treatments and plant food for your every need.

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Wildlife Food Plot

Our educated staff can help you in finding the right products for your food plot. ProVision Partners provides helpful tips and information to help you produce lush feed, establish horn growth, and fawn development.

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Agronomy Services

At ProVision Partners Cooperative we provide services to make the most out of your cropping operations. ProVision Partners has Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) on staff to offer examination and planning recommendations to best suit your land needs.

APPLICATION

We offer custom application to apply your crop protection products. Visit this page for more information.

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SOIL SAMPLING

From your backyard to your farm fields ProVision Partners Cooperative can offer custom soil sampling and provide suggestions to maximize your yields to best suit your needs. We offer conventional and grid sampling to get suitable representation of how your field is laid out and use prescription mapping to aid in applying needed nutrients.

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SEED TREATMENT

We provide three basic treatments to supply your field with to help protect it from unwanted diseases and pests.

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CROP CONSULTATION

Your ProVision Partners agronomist will conduct personal farm visits to discuss and plan for your cropping success. Plans include the proper use and placement of all crop inputs including seed varieties, seed traits, crop protection product, and plant food needs.

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NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLAN

At ProVision Partners Cooperative we are dedicated to our customers in providing helpful suggestions in getting the greatest return on your investments. We offer Nutrient Management Plans to help the productivity of your land, improve soil fertility and determine the water quality.

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Agronomists

Tom Hoffman, CCA
Agronomy Division Manager

Tom has been with our cooperative since 1999 and currently resides in Stratford. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Soil & Crop Science from UW Platteville. Tom has had 7+ years as a Territory Sale Manager with a national seed Company.

Tom has the knowledge necessary to make your experience with ProVision Partners Cooperative effortless and trouble-free.

Dale Budtke
Agronomy Sales

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
Agronomy Sales

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 Schuh
Agronomy Sales

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 Lau
Agronomy Sales

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 Weiss
Sales Agronomist

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.

Mike Kurzinski
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.

Trevor Obremski
Sales Agronomist

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.

Eric Jacobson, CCA
Agronomy Advisor

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.

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.

Danielle Cemenski
Warren Location Manager

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.

Nick Knues
Hixton Fertilizer Plant Manager

Robert Boberg
Regional Manager

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.

Derrick Lehman
Agronomy Advisor

Derrick is from Spencer, Wisconsin and grew up working for several diary farms in the area. He interned with the former Harmony Cooperative his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin- River Falls. After graduation Derrick took an applicator position with Provision Partners Cooperative at their Auburndale location in the spring of 2018. Derrick serves multiple roles with the cooperative in the seed warehouse, seed treatment, fertilizer application, grain facility, and agronomy sales. In his free time Derrick enjoys hunting, fishing, and shooting sports.

Jake Rueth
Sales Agronomist

Jake earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He had worked in the Auburndale Agronomy plant the summer of 2017 and after graduation in May 2018 Jake joined the agronomy sales team. He grew-up on a dairy farm in the Loyal area. He enjoys working with producers and using his farm experience and education to help farmers manage their crop production.

Josh Schulner
Agronomist

Cranberry Division

Warrens Cranberry Division

The Warrens Cranberry office is a separate facility that specializes in serving the cranberry producers in Wisconsin. The division is staffed with an experienced certified crop advisor to answer your technical questions and offer consulting on nutrition and more.

We offer proprietary manufactured CranMax products specifically designed for our cranberry growers to help maximize plant uptake and offer prescription fertilizer blends off your tissue/soil samples.

ProVision Partners carries both branded and private labeled products to ensure we offer competitively priced options for our growers. Delivery and pickup are available for all products.

Drop off point for tissue and soil samples throughout the season with recommendations upon request. Thermal imaging available through our Precision Ag department in Hixton.

The office is located at 24125 County EW, Warrens, WI 54666 or call us at 608-378-4640.

Agronomy Locations

Agronomists in Auburndale, Hixton, Stratford, Unity & Warrens

Auburndale Address:

10391 County Hwy K
Auburndale, WI 54412
715-652-2300

Hixton Address:

70 State Rd,
Hixton, WI 54635
715-963-3211

Stratford Address:

212931 Legion St
Stratford, WI 54484
715-687-4373

Unity Address:

221 North Madison
Unity, WI 54488
715-223-2308

Warrens Address:

24125 County EW
Warrens, WI 54666
608-378-4640

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 988
Marshfield, WI 54449

Stratford:

212931 Legion St
Stratford, WI 54484
Phone: 715-687-4373

Unity:

221 North Madison
Unity, WI 54488
Phone: 715-223-2308

Auburndale:

10391 County Hwy K
Auburndale, WI 54412
Phone: 715-652-2300

Tom Hoffman, CCA
Division Manager

Tom has been with ProVision Partners Cooperative since 1999 and currently resides in Stratford. Tom received his Bachelors of Science degree in Soil & Crop Science from UW Platteville. Tom has had 7+ years as a Territory Sale Manager with a national seed Company.

Tom has the knowledge necessary to make your experience with ProVision Partners effortless and trouble-free.

Mike Kurzinski
Unity Location Manager

Mike started his employment with the coop in January of 2008 in the feed division. in January 2018 he accepted the position of Unity Agronomy Locatioin Manager. Mike enjoys fishing and doing yard work in he free time.