Agronomy Staff

From left to right: Taylor Banks, Brad Kaufman, Greg Willer and Mark Young

Our staff has a combined experience and knowledge of 51 years of working with farmers in Iowa and Missouri. We know that we can give you the best service and attention to help you achieve the yields you are looking for. SFG has agronomists located at each location to answer all your questions and help you with anything you would need. Below you can find each individuals contact info and what SFG office they are located at.

 

Mark Young, CCA - Knoxville, Iowa Office

Mark M. Young has been the employed with Smith Fertilizer and Grain since 1999 and works from his office at the Knoxville location.  He has held  the position of Agronomy Manager at Smith Fertilizer and Grain for over 15 years.   Mark has a Mechanical Drafting degree from Waldorf College and a Business Management degree from Buena Vista College.  Mark has been an Iowa Certified Crop Advisor for over 20 years.  He currently is a co-chair for Agribusiness Association of Iowa agronomy committee.  Mark resides in Knoxville with his wife.

Office Phone Number: 641-828-8500

Email: marky@sfgiowa.com

 

Greg Willer, CCA - Knoxville/Albia, Iowa Office

I have been with Smith Fertilizer & Grain for 3 years working in Agronomy sales. I enjoy working with my clients to increase there profits while decreasing risk. I work in the Knoxville and Albia area, if you every have a question my information is below and I would be glad to help you. 

Office Phone Number: 641-828-8500

Email: gregw@sfgiowa.com

 

Brad Kaufman - Pleasantville, Iowa Office

My story begins 6 years ago when I joined the agronomy staff at Smith Fertilizer & Grain in agronomy sales. I received my Bachelors of Sciences degree in Agronomy from Northwest Missouri State University. My office is located in the Pleasantville, Iowa but do most of my work out in the field visiting and helping my clients. If you need to get in touch with me my contact info is below. I would like to help you by assisting with you your farms operations to make them profitable every season.

Office Phone Number: 641-848-5000

Email: bradk@sfgiowa.com

 

Taylor Banks, CCA - Centerville/Albia, Iowa Office

Hello my name is Taylor Banks, I am a agronomy salesman for Smith Fertilizer & Grain. I have worked with SFG for 3 years working out of the Centerville and Albia, Iowa locations. I attended college first at Indian Hills Community College getting my Associate of Arts and my Associates of Applied Science-Agriculture Degrees. From there I transferred to Northwest Missouri State University where I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Technology. Working at SFG I want to help provide my clients with not only products but knowledge to help them make their operation more profitable and grow in years to come. My contact information is below for anyone to get in touch with me, feel free to contact me anytime.

Office Phone Number: 515-856-2828

Email: taylorb@sfgiowa.com