Cory is currently enrolled at South Dakota State University. He does a number of tasks on the farm, from tillage and planting to trucking and hay cutting. Cory recently became a partner in Swift Pumping and will be responsible for running a crew this coming fall.
Anthony is a Washington state native who is currently finishing his degree from South Dakota State University. He plants, applies pesticides and cuts hays among other tasks. Anthony is a partner in Swift Pumping where he is playing a lead role in this new venture.
David coordinates crop input, trucking schedules and applications within our management software program. He plants corn and soybeans in the spring, applies pest and weed control treatments to crops in the summer and runs the grain handling and storage system in the fall. David is also a partner in CY Harvesting.
James started at the farm this past year and was the main operator of the grain cart during harvest. He drives truck and will be doing tillage work this coming spring. James is also heavily involved in servicing and repairing equipment throughout the year.
Bennett hauls feed ingredients to six dairy sites near the farm. He is also responsible for transporting byproducts from corn processing and ethanol facilities. Bennett also helps out in field in the spring and fall.
Jeff makes sure the dairy sites which we haul to have ample supplies of feed ingredients. He is a partner in CY Harvesting where he helps out with the forage harvest.
Matt is in charge of all truck and equipment maintenance for both the farm and CY Harvesting. He plants corn and soybeans in the spring and leads the harvest crew in the fall. Matt is also a partner in CY Harvesting.
Nick is a recent hire by the farm and is currently in the process of getting up to speed on the daily activities involved in our farming operation. Currently Nick has been driving truck and will be operating tillage equipment this coming spring.
Aaron is responsible for planting alfalfa in the spring and helps with corn and soybean planting. He is heavily engaged in cutting alfalfa during the spring and summer months. During the fall Aaron chops silage for CY Harvesting and is involved with Swift Pumping. Aaron does all the photography and videography for CY Harvesting, Swift Pumping and the farm.