When it comes to making decisions in your operation, quality data is everything.
Our precision data program delivers site-specific information through detailed field and grower level reports that allows you to measure, analyze, and apply lessons learned to all aspects of your operation.
Understanding how to use this data is exactly what you get with Harvest-Max. We work with you to evaluate every layer of information that has been collected across your farm to identify what yield limiting factors affect each acre.
As a company, we feel fortunate to have the opportunity to be involved in production agriculture today!
Meet Our Team
Robert began his love for agriculture growing up on a family farm in Western Illinois. He obtained a degree from Southeastern Community College and pursued a career in agronomy. With 30+ years of experience, he has witnessed many facets of the business.
He has always had a passion for agronomy, but the development of precision agriculture and immersion of data to drive decisions has further fueled that passion and allowed him to stay on the cutting edge of the industry.
Cheryl grew up enjoying all aspects of farm life on a family farm near Morrison, Illinois. She enjoys interacting with customers , along with owning the business with her husband Robert. Cheryl believes our most important role in business is to do everything we can to help our customers, as well as to provide our employees with an environment that they can be successful in. Away from work Cheryl enjoys time with her 3 grandchildren, along with working in her yard and tending to flower gardens.
Ben grew up working on his family’s farm and has always been intrigued by all that agriculture has to offer. Ben graduated from Western Illinois University in 2013 with a Bachelors degree in History and Geographic Information Systems.
He enjoys being able to apply technology to the ever-changing field of agriculture.
Mark didn’t grow up on a family farm, but his passion for agriculture fueled him to work for many local farming operations through early adolescents while being very active in 4H and FFA. Mark has experience in agronomy and precision agriculture which gives him a unique skill set to help growers raise their bottom lines. When Mark isn’t in the fields or the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, sitting in a tree stand and cheering on the Orange and Blue.
Charles "Chas" graduated from Southeastern Community College in May of 2017 with an Associates degree in Applied Science for Agricultural Management. Charles originally joined our team as an intern, but enjoyed the role and decided to stay with us as a data analyst.
Chas has always been interested in the significant role that data can play in today’s agriculture world and enjoys helping our customers put their data to use for their operation.
Caleb played college baseball at both Carl Sandburg and Knox College, and graduated from Knox with a degree in Education. After his graduation from Knox, he was introduced to agriculture while helping out a friend on a farm in Galesburg and began to think he would enjoy a career in the industry.
Caleb can often be found handling the seed in our warehouse or out soil sampling for our customers.
Logan graduated in 2019 with a degree in Agribusiness Management. He joined Harvest-Max with an internship in September 2017, working in between his studies. He looks forward to growing his knowledge in the agriculture industry along with helping growers better themselves and their operations. In his downtime he enjoys watching The Office and spending time with friends.
Scott graduated in May 2019 from Illinois College with a double major in Accounting and Agribusiness Management. He discovered Harvest-Max through a recruiter and is excited for a new journey full of opportunity. He looks forward to interacting with customers to hear their thoughts, opinions, and ideas so he can assist them in their needs. Scott enjoys to hunt, fish, play baseball, travel when he can, and taking on new adventures.