Clay Hockel- Lead Consultant Clay brings 7+ years of scouting experience to Eagle Ag. Clay has the knowledge and experience of our client’s territories and fields as well as a network of industry professionals across all brands of crop input products. Throughout the year Professional Development and networking never stop. Staying up to date on the latest products available to Corn and Soybean production is why Clay attends various Workshops and Field Days in order to provide a service that brings the full value of Eagle Ag Consulting to our Clients.
Mark Hockel- Master Agronomist Mark is a Certified Crop Consultant with 20+ years of Crop Consulting experience across Southwestern Minnesota, as well as experience consulting and researching with multiple operations and multiple crops across several states. He is encouraged by Precision Ag and the new technologies that are being developed for the future of agriculture. With Mark’s research and our ability to partner with new technological programs, our clients are able to receive the most current data and gain knowledge that is second to none.
Jackson Oltmans- Precision Agriculture Specialist Jackson started his career in agriculture as a scout here at Eagle Ag in 2018 while pursuing a degree in GPS/GIS Technology for agriculture at Ridgewater College. While at Ridgewater College Jackson was a member of the Professional Agriculture Students club and Competed in many competitions, eventually winning the title of National Champion in the Precision Ag Specialist Contest. Jackson is excited to see technologies’ use in agriculture grow more every year. Jackson has the ability to work with any brand of precision ag technology through SMS Software. Variable Rate Seeding, Variable Rate Application, Tile Line uploads, Hybrid Analysis, Soil Zone Sampling, as well as Planting, and Harvest map printouts are just a few of the services Jackson can provide to our clients. With excellent industry connections across the Midwest our clients precision ag needs are able to be met regardless of the data complexities.
Kate Gentry – Office Manager
Kate Gentry started working at Eagle Ag in May of 2022. She grew up on a farm in Primghar, IA and graduated from Buena Vista University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Prior to coming to Eagle Ag, Kate worked in many different roles, including certified pharmacy tech, office assistant, and brings over 25 years of customer service to Eagle Ag. Kate lives in Lakefield, MN with her husband, Terran. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, fishing year round, and shopping. Kate brings a wonderful addition to the Eagle Ag family and looks forward to serving and meeting customers.