Staff

Stalcup Ag Managers and Appraisers are all professionally accredited, or are working towards getting their accreditation. All who have met the experience and education requirements have the AFM “Accredited Farm Manager” and some have both the AFM and ARA “Accredited Rural Appraiser.”  You can be sure that you will have qualified people who know agriculture representing you!

Back row left: Terry 34 years, Rex  38 years, Dennis 19 years, Chad 2 years, Nathan 14 years, Travis 1 year, Kent 25 years

Front row left: Sarah 1 year, Feryle  25 years, Nancy 24 years,  Barb 11 years,  Cris  21 years

 


Rex Wilcox, AFM

Email Rex712-213-4859
 Rex Rex grew up on a  Woodbury County grain and livestock farm and is a 1972 graduate of Iowa State University. Prior to joining Stalcup Ag Service in 1974, Rex worked as a resident farm manager on an irrigated grain farm in Minnesota.Rex has been active in the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and received the AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title in 1980. He has taught many Advanced Farm Management schools and served as chairman for both the Management Education and Accreditation committees.  He has also served on the Iowa Chapter Board of Directors and was named Iowa Chapter President in 1990.Awards include the Iowa Chapter Conservation Award along with other local conservation awards.  He was awarded the H.E. “Buck” Stalcup Excellence in Education Award by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in 2006.  Rex has served as President of Stalcup Ag Service since 1995.   Rex’s daily duties focus on farm management and real estate activities across the central part of our trade territory.

 


Terry Argotsinger, AFM/ARA

Email Terry712-213-4862
 Terry Terry began his career as a professional farm manager in 1975 in Illinois and joined Stalcup Ag Service in Storm Lake, Iowa in 1978.  He is native of Crawford County, graduated from Iowa State University and served a four-year stint in the U.S. Navy.He earned his AFM title in 1980, the ARA title in 1984 and received the H. E. “Buck” Stalcup Excellence in Education Award from the ASFMRA in 2007. Terry’s daily activities include managing farmland across a broad portion of Stalcup’s territory, in addition to providing appraisal, consultation, and real estate services for a variety of purposes across the region.  Terry also serves as Vice-President of Stalcup Ag Service.Terry worked on special assignment for the World Bank and USAID in Slovakia in 1993 and 1994 through a joint venture of Iowa State and the Iowa Chapter, teaching state and collective farm organizations how to migrate to a free market economy.He has served on several boards and committees on the state and national level for the ASFMRA and has been part of the management education curriculum for over twenty years.He became involved with his management and real estate activities dealing with wind powered electric generators in 1997 when 259 turbines were constructed in the Storm Lake area, making it the most powerful wind field in the U. S. at the time.Terry developed a seminar on how the generators operate and their impact on land ownership. He has given presentations or performed consultation services to landowners, attorneys, wind part developers, and ASFMRA members in 14 different states.

 


Kent Smith, AFM

Email Kent712-213-4861
Kent Kent was raised on a grain and livestock farm in south central Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1983. He came to Stalcup Ag Service in 1987 after working four years as a farm manager, rural appraiser, and real estate broker for a bank in Sioux City.Kent earned his AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title in 1988.  He has served on the Iowa Board of Directors and on national committees of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.  He served as president of the Iowa Chapter in 2005 and as President of the Iowa Chapter Education Foundation in 2006. Kent’s daily activities include farm management, mainly to the north and west of Storm Lake, along with real estate services and new business development.   He also serves as corporate secretary.Kent is also involved with the Buena Vista County Extension Council and 4-H Youth Committee, serves as a 4-H leader, and has served on several church boards.

 


Dennis Reyman, AFM, ARA

Email Dennis712-213-4860
 Dennis Dennis was raised on a grain and livestock “century” farm near Cushing in Woodbury County, Iowa.  He received a degree in Farm Management from Iowa Lakes Community College in 1979 and a degree in Business and Economics from Morningside College in 1992.  He farmed and worked in the fertilizer and feed business prior to joining Stalcup Agricultural Service in 1993 as a farm real estate appraiser.  He currently serves as company treasurer.He has appraised over 2,000 agricultural properties throughout Northwest Iowa and the surrounding areas and manages farms in thirteen counties in Western Iowa and Northeast Nebraska, along with real estate services.  Dennis led Stalcup’s GIS and soil sampling program from 2000 to 2009.Dennis earned his ARA designation in 1998 and his AFM designation in 2001. He served on the Iowa Chapter Board of Directors, including Chapter President in 2009 and Education Foundation President in 2010 and also served on state and national committees.Since 2008, Dennis has served as co-chair of the ASFMRA’s Government Relations Committee and helps lead their annual Leadership Institute in Washington DC.  He served as chair of the Quad States meeting planning committee in 2010 and moderated the National Land Value session at the ASFMRA’s annual meeting in Phoenix in 2011.He is a member of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council and has served on the Woodbury County Extension council as well as local elevator and church boards.

 


Nathan Deters, AFM

Email Nathan712-213-4863
 Nathan Nathan was raised in the small town of Eitzen in southeastern Minnesota where his work experience included the family farm equipment business and working on livestock and crop farms.He received a degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University in 1987 and participated on the university’s livestock judging team.  He worked for a farm supply cooperative in sales and management in Southeast Iowa and as a Livestock Buyer for a large meat packing company in Illinois before joining Stalcup Ag Service in 1998. Nathan’s daily focus is farm management, mainly to the northeast and southeast of Storm Lake, along with real estate and insurance services.Nathan earned his AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title in 2002.  He has served on various committees in the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and has attended the Leadership Institute in Washington D.C.Nathan is involved in the community through service on several church boards and the Public Library board. He has also been a youth softball coach and youth mentor.

 


Chad Husman

Email Chad712-213-4865
 Chad Chad grew up on a grain and livestock farm in northeastern Cherokee County, Iowa. He received a degree in Agribusiness Technology from Iowa Lakes Community College in 2005 and a degree in Agronomy in 2007 from Northwest Missouri State.Chad worked as a Sales Agronomist and a Precision Ag Specialist for C-S Agrow/Ag Partners in Calumet, IA for four years.  He sold fertilizer, chemical, seed, and provided crop scouting and recommendations.  He specialized in automatic steering, yield monitoring, and variable-rate application and planting.  He worked with GPS mapping, grid soil sampling, and building variable-rate recommendations for fertilizer, seed, and lime.  He earned his National and Iowa Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) title in 2009.Chad joined Stalcup Ag Service in May 2011.  He is currently learning farm management and farm real estate from the experienced managers at Stalcup Ag Service and has assumed GIS duties.  He earned his Iowa real estate sales license in 2012 and is working toward his AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title through the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

 


Travis Nissen

Email Travis712-213-4864
 Travis Travis grew up in Lake Park, a small town near Spirit Lake in Northwest Iowa.  While growing up he worked on farms in the area and other jobs including a lawn care company and a dehydrated alfalfa processor.Travis earned a BS degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Northern Iowa in 2011.  While attending college, he did a year-long internship with a commercial and residential appraisal firm in Cedar Falls.  Travis joined Stalcup Agricultural Service in March 2012 as a Farm Real Estate Appraiser trainee.Travis has completed the initial 75 hours of required appraisal classes and was issued an Associate General Real Property Appraisers License and is working toward completion of the remaining 225 hours needed for state certification as a General Real Property Appraiser.  He is also working toward becoming an Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) through the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.   State certification requires a minimum of three years appraisal experience.  The ARA title requires five years minimum experience.  He holds an Iowa Real Estate Sale License.