Growing South Dakota

Valley Springs Farmers Co-op is a leading farm supply and grain marketing cooperative focused on serving the needs of crop farmers and livestock producers in southeastern South Dakota.

Our professional staff of dedicated employees aims to create and deliver superior value to our customers with top quality products and services in our core businesses of Agronomy, Grain and Feed.

  • Agronomy – seed, crop nutrients, crop protection products, and custom application services
  • Feed – animal health and nutrition products and livestock feed production services
  • Grain – handling, drying, storage, and marketing

Officers & Directors

  • Todd Dawley, President
  • Brian Fick, Vice-President
  • Dean Maassen, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Nathan Braun, Director
  • John Weir, Director
  • Scott Knochemus, Director
  • Kelly Wright, Director


  • Trent Hartog, General Manager
  • Nolan Schlosser, Agronomist
  • Josh Haak, Outside Foreman 
  • Bryce Bickerstaff, Applicator
  • Jaden Seney, Applicator/ Feed Truck
  • Neil Wilson, Semi Driver
  • Hannah Hofer, Book Keeper
  • Matt Brands- Feed