Agronomist

ProVision Partners Cooperative Agronomy Division is your dealer for seed and fertilizer

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.

Eric Johnson
Agronomy Advisor

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.

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.

Terry Byrns
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.

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
Agronomy Advisor