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Agriculture

Every grower, every farm, and every field is different.

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At FS, we’re experts in the field. Our crop specialists are driven to maximize every acre and bring the latest agronomic technologies and innovations to your farm. Whether recommending the appropriate hybrid or variety, nutrient management for optimum growth, or advice on disease and pest management, our crop specialists are always focused on pointing your operations forward. What’s more, FS is partnering with leading technology providers to anticipate demands down the road, ensuring our customers are ready for what’s next.

Crop Nutrients

FS System has supplied macro and micro crop nutrients to ag retailers for more than 65 years. Our long-term relationships with manufacturers around the world and in North America afford access to extensive storage and distribution channels, in turn, providing our retail customers with a reliable and timely supply.

InVigoron
NutriBlast
NutriFuse
FlexN
Crop Protection

When you choose FS as your crop protection supplier, you benefit from the expertise of a local FS Crop Specialist, whose job is to help you maximize every acre.  

FS MiField
No one knows more about crop growth and development – and how to optimize yield – than FS.   With MiField™, the FS Agronomy team helps farmers drive toward optimal profitability. 


FS MiField Applied Research
FS MiField Nurture
FS MiField Analytics
Grain

At FS, our grain experts are aligned with trade organizations and industry experts so they stay at the forefront in a global marketplace.

Grain Systems
Grain Marketing

 

Agronomy Team


Ryan Hasty

Ryan Hasty

Western Area Agronomy Manager

Bond, Fayette, Marion Counties

(217) 821-3776

Pat Meinhart

Pat Meinhart

Eastern Area Agronomy Manager

Cumberland, Effingham, Clay Counties

(217) 821-7832

Jeremy Schumacher

Jeremy Schumacher

Northern Area Agronomy Manager

Moultrie, Shelby, Coles Counties

(217) 994-2827

Seth Kopplin

Seth Kopplin

Crop Specialist

Altamont , IL

(618) 553-7781

Matt  Probst

Matt Probst

Certified Crop Specialist

Effingham , IL

(217) 276-3262

Michael Weidner

Michael Weidner

Crop Speciailst

Flora , IL

(618) 838-8628

Cole Ohnesorge

Cole Ohnesorge

Crop Specialist

Toledo , IL

(217) 343-7425

Mitch McMahon

Mitch McMahon

Certified Crop Specialist

Tower Hill , IL

(217) 821-8505

Trevor Warner

Trevor Warner

Crop Specialist

Stewardson , IL

(217) 994-4147

Mike Lemmon

Mike Lemmon

Crop Specialist

Humboldt , IL

(217) 276-7874

Tim Petty

Tim Petty

Certified Crop Specialist

Sullivan , IL

(217) 663-5541

Craig Gerdes

Craig Gerdes

Certified Crop Specialist

Greenville , IL

(618) 339-7969

James Lurkins

James Lurkins

Crop Specialist

Vandalia , IL

(618) 267-0073

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis

Crop Specialist

Flora , IL

(618) 838-0637

Dan Esker

Dan Esker

Crop Specialist

Flora , IL

(618) 367-1540

Matt Morton

Matt Morton

Crop Specialist

Sandoval , IL

(618) 731-3153

Derek Smith

Derek Smith

Crop Specialist

Effingham , IL

(217) 240-0888

Mitch Wolff

Mitch Wolff

Crop Specialist

St. Peter , IL

(618) 267-2665

Brandon Kirkbride

Brandon Kirkbride

Crop Specialist

Vandalia , IL

(618) 320-0145

Jeffery Coleman

Jeffery Coleman

Crop Specialist

Stewardson , IL

(217) 663-4468

Josh Tooley

Josh Tooley

Crop Specialist

Altamont , IL

(217) 259-5074

Jon Kuhns

Jon Kuhns

Crop Associate

St. Peter , IL

(217) 994-6134

Austin Norris

Austin Norris

Crop Associate

Tower Hill , IL

(217) 994-2143

Ty Hewing

Ty Hewing

Crop Associate

Stewardson , IL

(217) 508-8899

Zach Koester

Zach Koester

Crop Associate

Effingham , IL

(217) 994-3674

Jeff Leidner

Jeff Leidner

Crop Associate

Greenville , IL

(618) 367-0475

Zach Jansen

Zach Jansen

Crop Associate

Toledo , IL

(618) 783-1865

Connor Poffinbarger

Connor Poffinbarger

Crop Associate

Humboldt , IL

(217) 273-5450

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We know farming. We know financing. We know you.

FS Agri-Finance provides businesses with financing programs that fit each operation's needs. Each program is designed to reduce risks and increase profitability.

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An FS System Sustainability Initiative

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