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!

Standing left: Nancy 28 years, Dan 2 years, Kent 30 years, Grant 4 years, Dennis, 24 years,

Rex 43 years, Mason 3 years, Chad 6 years, Nathan 19 years, Travis 5 years, Barb 15 years

Seated left: Kelsey 1 year, Cris 26 years, Audrey 1 year


Rex Wilcox, AFM

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 RexWilcox 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 served as President of Stalcup Ag Service from 1995 to 2015.   Rex’s daily duties focus on farm management and real estate activities across the central part of our trade territory.



Kent Smith, AFM

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KentSmith 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. 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. Kent became President of Stalcup Ag Service in 2015.


Dennis Reyman, AFM, ARA

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 DennisReyman 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

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 NathanDeters 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 has served as Vice President  of Stalcup Ag service since 2015. He is also 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, AFM

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 ChadHusman 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 was an Agronomist and Precision Ag Specialist for C-S Agrow/Ag Partners in Calumet, IA.  He sold fertilizer, chemical, seed, and provided crop scouting and recommendations.  He specialized in GPS automatic steering, yield monitoring, and variable-rate application and GPS planter control.  He earned his National and Iowa Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) title in 2009. Chad joined Stalcup Ag Service in May 2011.  He manages farms mostly northwest of Storm Lake, and is active in farm real estate.  He also leads Stalcup’s GIS and soil sampling program.  Chad earned his AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title in 2014. Chad has served as secretary of Stalcup Ag Service since 2015.


Travis Nissen

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 TravisNissen Travis Nissen joined the Stalcup staff in March 2012 as an appraiser trainee. He grew up in Lake Park, a small town in Northwest Iowa before attending the University of Northern Iowa, Majoring in Finance and Real Estate. While attending college, he did a year-long internship with a commercial and residential appraisal firm in Cedar Falls. Since arriving at Stalcup, Travis has completed the 300 hours of required appraisal classes, 3,000 hours of required appraisal work, passed the Certified General Appraiser exam, and completed the work product review process. He was issued a Certified General Real Property Appraiser license in July 2016. He is currently working toward attaining the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation and holds an Iowa Real Estate Salesperson License.


Grant Aschinger, AFM

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GrantAschinger Grant Aschinger joined the Stalcup staff in April 2013 to meet a steadily growing business and add to our team of experienced farm managers. Grant brings with an excellent background of education and experience.  He was raised on a farm near Lake View and graduated from Morningside College in Sioux City with a degree in Business.  He worked as a salesman at United Agri Products/Crop Production Services in South Sioux City, NE for 3 years.  He also worked in the seed business as a District Sales Manager for 4 years, most recently with Channel Seed.  Grant earned his AFM (Accredited Farm Manager) title in 2015.


Mason Troendle

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MasonTroendle Mason joined the Stalcup team in May of 2014 to further expand our management team. He grew up in Northeast Iowa on a cattle and row crop farm before he attended Iowa State University Majoring in Agricultural Business. Over the course of his college career he interned with a variety of agricultural companies in the summers between semesters. Mason is currently an associate member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, and is working toward becoming an Accredited Farm Manager. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Iowa and South Dakota and also graduated from The World Wide College of Auctioneering in 2014.


Dan Niemeier

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DanNiemeier Dan joined the Stalcup team in November 2014. He grew up working with crops and livestock in Cherokee County, graduating from Aurelia in 2002. Dan immediately joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served as a sergeant at U.S. embassies across the Middle East. After the Marines, he served with the State Department, providing security in combat operations across the globe. Upon completing six years of service, Dan returned home to Aurelia to begin farming and raising hogs. In addition to farming, he attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, graduating with a Finance and Business degree. Dan has extensive experience in production agriculture and a passion for agricultural economics. He is currently working on attaining the Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation and is a licensed real estate salesperson in Iowa.