At Badgerland Financial, we know what matters to you.
We've focused on serving the unique needs of farmers for nearly 100 years. In that time, we've learned a thing or two about how we can best help you achieve your goals.
Regardless of the size of your farm, the type of crop you grow or the livestock you raise, we can help. Regardless of whether you're part of a farm that's been in the family for generations, or you're just starting out, we can help. As part of the Farm Credit System we're dedicated to helping you succeed, no matter what it takes. From competitive, long-term fixed rate loans to flexible payment schedules. Crop insurance to life insurance. Farm tax preparation to estate planning. It's all here at Badgerland Financial. And, it's all backed by people who are knowledgeable about the business of agriculture. In fact, many of us grew up on farms. Some of us still work on one today.
At Badgerland Financial, we know ag because we are ag. So let's get working—together.
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Because we are a cooperative, our Board of Directors is elected by our member-owners. The current Badgerland Financial Board of Directors, each elected for a three-year term, includes:
Cade's Corner Holsteins
Elected in 2006
Mark's farm consists of 115 head of registered Holsteins and 250 acres of alfalfa, corn and soybeans.
Elected in 2015
Rick owns Sta-Ash Farms, which has 80 cows, 40 feeder steers and 40 heifers on 539 acres.
Elected in 2011
Ken's agriculture operation includes 850 acres of cash grain.
United Dreams Dairy LLC and Evert Farms Inc.
North Freedom, Wisconsin
Elected in 2010
Evert Farms custom raises heifers and feed for United Dreams, which consists of 420 milking cows and 420-head of young stock.
Richard Kratz Sr
Kratz Farms LLP & RAR Farms LLP
Elected in 2016
Kratz Farms consists of 450 cows. Alfalfa, corn, oats soybeans and wheat are grown on 3,000 acres.
Elected in 2014
Larson Acres consists of 2,900 cows and 2,300 heifers. Alfalfa, grass mix and corn are grown on 5,000 acres.
Leix Farms is a 600 cow dairy and grows corn for grain, silage and alfalfa on 700 acres.
Director of Government Relations, Cooperative Network
Elected in 2002
John is a Board-elected outside director.
Blue Star Dairy Farms
Elected in 1997
Lori raises calves, manages herd health and payroll for Blue Star Dairy Farms at their Middleton location.
President, Galloway Company
Elected in 2007
Greg is a Board-elected outside director.
Rickert Brothers LLC
The Rickert Brothers operation consists of 1,020 registered Holsteins with 1,700 acres.
Diversified Farms LTD
Elected in 2013
Max raises corn, alfalfa and soybeans on 2,000 acres and also custom farms another 8,000 acres for other farmers.
Mike owns and operates a 100-cow dairy and cash crop operation.
Ever Green Growers
Dan owns and operates Ever Green Growers where they raise corn, soybeans and wheat on 2,700 acres.
Our management team is a key component in our overall growth, success and ability to meet our customers’ dynamic and evolving needs. Their expertise and insight combine to ensure we’re doing all we can to cultivate rural life in Wisconsin. The Badgerland Financial Management Team includes:
Chief Executive Officer/President
Sr. Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
Sr. Vice President - Chief Credit Officer
Sr. Vice President – Credit Delivery
Vice President – Human Resources
Vice President – Information Technology Services
Vice President - Marketplace Strategies
Vice President - Risk Management
Grow your future with a career at Badgerland Financial.
Badgerland Financial offers its employees a competitive salary with a full range of benefits—all in a culture where commitment, relationships, engagement and teamwork are valued.
Here are just some of the benefits you can expect when you work at Badgerland Financial:
Interested in learning more about the Badgerland Financial jobs that are currently available?
Badgerland Financial College Internships
Every year, Badgerland Financial offers opportunities for college students to apply their classroom knowledge in the business world. Our internship program offers full-time, paid positions office-wide during the summer and in our tax department during the winter. The program is open to students pursuing a major in agriculture, business or a related field.
To find out what’s currently available, visit our current job postings.
Also, be on the lookout for Badgerland Financial at career fairs, school visits and student activities throughout the year.
Badgerland Financial is proud to invest $22,000 toward students’ continued education through our High School Scholarship Program. The 2017 application is now available (see below).
Badgerland Financial High School Scholarship Program 2017 application (click for editable pdf)
Deadline for applications: January 27, 2017
If you have any questions about our High School Scholarship Program, please contact Rochelle Schnadt at (608) 370-6908 or email.
Note: Badgerland Financial also offers scholarships to college students studying agriculture at UW-River Falls, UW-Platteville and UW-Madison. Please contact each school's Foundation office for information.
High School: Belmont High School
Parents: Dale & Mary Bahr
High School: Gilmanton High School
Parents: Jay & Kolleen Branger
High School: Chilton High School
Parents: Joe & Debbi Calaway
College: Virginia Tech or UW-Stevens Point
High School: Brookwood High School
Parents: Roger & Peggy Cleven
High School: Waterloo High School
Parents: George & Debbie Crave
College: UW-Stevens Point
High School: Columbus High School
Parents: Matt & Cindy Damm
College: UW-River Falls
High School: Waupun Area High School
Parents: Randall & Michelle Henken
High School: J.A. Craig High School
Parents: James & Sarah Hodge
College: UW-Madison or Butler University
High School: Westby High School
Parents: Chad & Laura Hofslien
High School: River Valley High School
Parents: William & Tracie Hutter
High School: Lodi Area High School
Parents: Matthew & Tracy Jesse
College: UW-Platteville or Madison College
High School: Jefferson High School
Parents: Steve & Jody Knoebel
High School: Lincoln High School
Parents: Richard & Sara Larson
High School: Black Hawk High School
Parents: Jeffrey & Mary Moore
High School: Oostburg High School
Parents: Daniel & Shelly Mullikin
College: Lakeshore Technical College
High School: Argyle High School
Parents: Aaron & Julie Ostby
High School: Beaver Dam High School
Parents: Andy & Tracy Propst
High School: Darlington High School
Parents: Mark & Carmen Rielly
High School: Mauston High School
Parents: Alan & Colette Ruf
College: UW-Madison or UW-Platteville
High School: Sheboygan Falls High School
Parents: Mike & Carol Schwobe
Parents: Wayne & Joan Thompson
High School: Evansville High School
Parents: Sandy Larson & Jim Trustem
High School: Waterford Union High School
Parents: Max & Linda Wenck
College: Kansas State University
High School: Mayville High School
Parents: Randy & Brenda Wenzel
College: UW-Minnesota Twin Cities
High School: Marshall High School
Parents: Jeffrey Zimmerman
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