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Ag Committee Black
Committee Members

Tom Kahler - Chair | BankWest

Eric Anderson | BankWest

Tucker Bigge | Madison Central School District

Tom Bloom | Lake County International

Matt Bruns | Farm Credit Services of America

Lori Christenson | Madison Central School District

Corey Gerry | Farmer's Ag Center

Tyler Hegge | First Interstate Bank

Kevin Jaspers | Farm Credit Services of America

Ryan Kappenman | Farmer's Ag Center

Austin Kesteloot | Kesteloot Excavation

Mike Kane | First Bank & Trust

Cody Schulz | Kibble Equipment

Cory Theede | Kibble Equipment

Cassie Viet | Madison Farmer's Elevator

Cullen Wilson | Madison Farmer's Elevator

Chamber BoD Liasions

Taylor Bloom | Lake County International

Jesse Letsche | F & M Coop Oil

Melissa Palmquist | Mustang Seeds, Inc.

Chamber Staff Liaison

Eric Hortness | GMACC Executive Director


Mission Statement: The GMACC Agriculture Committee promotes goodwill and interaction within the agriculture sector of the Madison Area.

*These businesses have sponsored $300 or more to support the GMACC's Ag Committee*

  • The GMACC Ag Committee meets at 4:00 pm on the first Thursday of every month at The Office Bar & Grill.
  • Ag in the Classroom - Members of the GMACC Ag Committee & Madison Central FFA visit classrooms to increase agricultural literacy among students.
  • Northern Bull Riding Tour - In conjunction with Prairie Village the GMACC Ag Committee provides tickets to all area Ag Producers as a thank-you for all that they do.
  • AgLink - New in 2022, AgLink was created to give members of the Madison Community the opportunity to learn more about different farming operations in the area.
  • Harvest Appreciation - Committee members put together snack bags to hand out to producers at Madison Farmer's Elevator during harvest.
  • Scholarship - Two scholarships in the amount of $750 are given to graduating area seniors that have plans to attend a Secondary Education Institution pursuing a degree in Agriculture.