ABERDEEN, S.D. — Daryl Molskness has been named the new senior vice president of agronomy at Agtegra Cooperative

“I am very excited about joining Agtegra and for the opportunity to serve growers on a daily basis,” said Molskness. “I also look forward to working with a great group of team members with an incredible mission.”

Agtegra Cooperative is a farmer-owned grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 6,300 active member-owners in eastern North Dakota and South Dakota. In addition to offering grain and agronomy services, Agtegra offers its members aerial application services, fuel, feed, and precision ag hardware and software products and services.

Molskness brings 32 years of agriculture experience working in many different areas, including sales, management, distribution and finance.

“We are excited to welcome Daryl to the Agtegra team,” said Agtegra CEO Chris Pearson. “Daryl brings a wealth of knowledge in agriculture as well as leadership skills that we are fortunate to have on our team.”

Before joining Agtegra, Molskness most recently served as the vice president, regional business lead — Central Plains at Bayer CropScience in St. Louis.

Molskness began his agricultural career as a sales representative with the Monsanto Company in 1988 after receiving his bachelor's degree in ag-business and finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Molskness, a native of the Madison, S.D. area, and his wife Kirsten have two children, Jakob and Hannah, both of whom are currently attending college.