Current hours for Sumner and Maynard: 7:30am-4:00pm and at Oelwein: 7:30am-5:00 pm.

We have EXTENDED HARVEST HOURS at our grain locations. Visit our locations page for details or contact your preferred location for exact times.

About Us

WHO WE ARE

Viafield is a member-owned ag cooperative in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota with over a century of rich tradition. A team oriented organization, we understand what it takes to be successful and we believe growth for our organization and our members leads to opportunities. Our team of employees is specialized to meet the needs of our customer’s businesses and provide expert advice on products, services and trends within Agronomy, Energy, Feed and Grain. As a local business, Viafield employs over 150 individuals who are rooted in their cooperative and community.

Today your cooperative continues to tell the story that began over 100 years ago when dedicated, hard working people invested their meager earnings and their precious time into building a dream. They forged a path for their successors to follow. Today, we celebrate that dynamic history and look forward to investing in the future.

OUR MISSION

Committed to be the full-service provider of choice enhancing the success of our customers, team and communities.

OUR VISION

Serve as the trusted advisor for the customer of the future through our talented team by delivering products, services, technology and innovation ensuring their profitability and ours.

YOUR COOPERATIVE’S HISTORY

1891

Farmers Cooperative Exchange of Rockford was established.

1911

Northwood Cooperative Elevator was established.

1918

Elgin Cooperative Company was established.

1976

Maynard Cooperative and some local producers built the Sumner location.

1995

Farmers Co-op (Marble Rock) was created thru merger of Marble Rock & Rockford.

2002

Northeast Iowa Cooperative was created thru the merger of Maynard and Valley Cooperative.

2010

Viafield was created with the unification of Progressive Ag, Farmers Co-op, & Northeast Iowa Co-op.

MOVING FORWARD

Viafield is a farmer owned and controlled cooperative that was formed in September 2010 thorough the unification of Farmers Cooperative (Marble Rock), Northeast Iowa Cooperative (Clermont) and Progressive Ag Cooperative (Northwood).

We are proud of Viafield’s tradition and heritage that dates back to the late 1800’s. Today that tradition is continued as we strive towards fulfilling our promise to provide innovative products and dependable service. As a cooperative, Viafield now serves over 3,000 farming operations in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.

Each year the members of your cooperative elect a 9 person board of directors to set policy and provide vision for the future, while helping Viafield fulfill its promise to our customers. We look forward to a bright future and plan to keep finding better ways to “work for you.”

Sincerely,

The Viafield Team

VIAFIELD BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Viafield Board of Directors, along with the Senior Leadership Team, is responsible for stewardship of the company; supervising the management of the business and affairs of the organization; and providing leadership to the company by practicing responsible, sustainable and ethical decision making.

STEVE FULLERTON

STEVE FULLERTON

President
RON DAVIDSON

RON DAVIDSON

Vice President
RICK WILLERT

RICK WILLERT

Secretary
KARL BENJEGERDES

KARL BENJEGERDES

Director
RON BALEK

RON BALEK

Director
MARK CHAMBERS

MARK CHAMBERS

Director
CODY LERCH

CODY LERCH

Director
RICK MATT

RICK MATT

Director
ERIC NELSON

ERIC NELSON

Associate Director

LEADING THE WAY

Introducing your Viafield Senior Leadership Team. These front runners serve as excellent examples of what this organization represents and stands behind; a commitment to customer service, and devotion to a quality product. The Senior Leadership Team uses strategy, knowledge, and experience to implement the right game plan and do what is best for you, our members and customers. In addition they provide team members within the organization the tools to make our customer relationships even stronger.

DERRICK DAVIS

DERRICK DAVIS

Chief Executive Officer
641.715.1203
STEVE BODENSTEINER

STEVE BODENSTEINER

Chief Financial Officer
641.715.1203
MARLIN DAVIS

MARLIN DAVIS

Chief Operations Officer
641.715.1203


JAMIE BORGLUM

JAMIE BORGLUM

VP of Agronomy
641.715.1203
MIKE KUBOUSHEK

MIKE KUBOUSHEK

VP of Energy
641.715.1203
DAVE QUISLEY

DAVE QUISLEY

Grain Team Leader
641.748.2678
THATCHER BLOCK

THATCHER BLOCK

VP of Safety & Compliance
641.715.1203
LYDIA TYNAN

LYDIA TYNAN

Human Resources Generalist
641.715.1203
CHRIS MENKE

CHRIS MENKE

Marketing Communications Director
641.715.1203

COMMUNITY GIVING

Viafield’s three areas of giving include Scholarships, Youth and Community. These categories allow our business to donate to causes that benefit our customers and their families. Examples of donation areas Viafield has chosen to support are:

Scholarships: Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree at any two – or four-year college are encouraged to apply for one of six $1,000 Viafield Ag Youth Scholarships. CLICK HERE for more information.

Youth: 4-H, FFA, county fair, high school athletics, and school booster clubs.

Community: The Viafield Community Enhancement Foundation provides grants and supplemental funds to  non-profit groups and community organizations who are enhancing the lives of our fellow citizens.

Application Process

We require grant and donation requests to be submitted in writing or via email for tracking purposes. To better manage requests, an application must be submitted 30-days in advance. Once a request form has been filled out, please send to “Contribution Requests” located at the Viafield Charles City office. The request form will be evaluated based on areas of giving designated by the cooperative. To acquire our  Grant/Donation Application, click on the button below.

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