NEWS & BLOG
With wrenching in his background, joining our manure equipment shop team fit right into Todd Kiefer’s repertoire. Before coming to Stutsman’s in December, Todd worked as a mechanic at Proctor and Gamble for 30 years. His agricultural upbringing on a cattle and row crop farm in Washington county has also helped him become a valuable asset to our manure equipment team. In his role, he will put new equipment together and repair used equipment. Help us welcome Todd to our team!More
Our February STRIVEr’s quick trip to Cedar Rapids on a Friday evening ensured our customer was able to fulfill an order on a deadline. Brittanie Oolman, wholesale hose and valve customer service, exemplified what it means to serve our customers for success by exceeding expectations which earned her the February STRIVEr honor. Read Brittanie’s nomination below.
By: Mark Stutsman, COO
As we prepare for the upcoming growing season, many of us are left to ponder, ‘what has made fertilizer so precious?’
Fertilizer pricing today is a complicated matter with many players sitting at the table: world markets (the big bully), energy costs and clean air initiatives (the cousins), supply and demand (the married couple), trade restrictions and tariffs (our friends from the East Coast) and freight rates (the mover and shaker).More
A friendship and a partnership. Since the late 70s, Galen Mears and Ron Stutsman have been friends and partners in business. That’s also about the same time that Galen built his first portable liquid poly-phosphate processing unit to make ammonium phosphate fertilizers – the reason there’s a big cloud of steam coming from our campus a few times every year.More