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Mark and Mike Laethem

Mark Laethem
Mike Laethem

Mark and Mike Laethem are the third generation of a family that has been dedicated to the service of the agricultural industry. The Laethem brothers have built one of the most successful agricultural sector businesses in Michigan and will continue along that path of success in the Farm Depot venture. Their success is due in large part to the attention that they pay to their customers and their customer's needs. Mark and Mike Laethem are happy to provide their talents and expertise to customers using the time-honored and successful Laethem tradition.  Mike and Mark have served farmers in Tuscola County and throughout Michigan for more than 65 combined years.

Brian Broyles

616-755-5811 Cell

Brian is general manager of the Ionia store.

Duane Roggenbuck

989-551-0840 Cell

Duane Roggenbuck
Duane grew up on his family farm in the Ruth area and has a good understanding of the challenges that today's agricultural producer faces.  Duane has had extensive product training in hay and forage equipment as well as sprayers.  Duane can be reached at 989-551-0840 or you can contact him by email at

Rodney Kuhl

989-980-3883 Cell

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Rodney has been in the Ag Chem sprayer business for over 15 years.  He spent the first 9 years with Ag Chem as a field service representative and the last 6 years in sales.  Rodney is an application specialist and can make professional recommendations for any size operation.  Rodney can be reached at 989-980-3883 or you can contact him by email at

Jeff Moore

9889-551-6835 Cell

Jeff Moore
Jeff has been involved with the Laethems since 1991 and works in sales as well as technical products.  Jeff also manages the information systems for Farm Depot.  Jeff enjoys selling Challenger tractors and technical products.  Jeff is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University and holds several systems-related certifications.  You can reach Jeff at 989-551-6835 or you can contact him by email at


Chuck Kotsch

989-550-5665 Cell

Chuck Kotsch
Chuck (Chuckie) Kotsch has a long history in the service field and is the Service Manager for Farm Depot.  He has training in a wide variety of technical fields and effectively manages Farm Depot's shop and mobile technician workforce.  If you need service anywhere in the state of Michigan, please contact Chuckie at Farm Depot at 1-888-537-8257 or you can email him at

Scott Karr

989-980-4348 Cell

Scott spent 27 years as general manager of a modern Automotive Service shop and is the Service Administrator for Farm Depot Caro. Scott is an ASE Certified Service Consultant and brings vast array of service experience and customer satisfaction accomplishments to the Farm Depot team.  In his free time Scott enjoys spending time with his family and bike racing competition.

Chris Stone

Chris Stone joined the Farm Depot team in 2010 and asumed the role of Kubota Sales manager.  Chris's educational background includes time at St. Clair Community College where he studied Business Management.  Chris sold comsumer products at another Thumb Area dealership for awhile before joining the Farm Depot Team.  If you have questions about Kubota products or services please feel free to call Chris and he will be happy to help you out.

Tim Harman

517-230-7100 Cell

Tim enjoys selling farm equipment as well as calling on some of Michigan’s best farmers.  Tim has been involved in selling and marketing farm equipment since he graduated from the University in Agriculture Economics.  Tim has been involved in the sale and marketing of Massey Ferguson, Case, New Idea, Kuhn, Challenger, Caterpillar and New Holland products for the past thirty five years.  Tim covers the South East portion of Michigan for Farm Depot and lives in Flat Rock.  If you need something that Farm Depot sells, new or used give him a call Cell 517-230-7100, Office: 734-789-8244

Kyle Renn

616-841-8471 Cell


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Kyle has attended many specific agricultural schools, including Kinze, RoGator and TerraGator, Krone, and Pottinger. Kyle came to the Ionia store from our Caro store as a technician. He travels to many farms repairing equipment each week.

Eric Miles

616-755-5812 Cell


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Eric attended Nashville Diesel College in Nashville, TN where he worked extensively on trucks.  He has over 14 years of experience with farm machinery specifically with the AGCO, Kubota, and New Holland brands.  Eric specializes in tractors, air conditioning, engine diagnostics, and hay/forage equipment.  Eric can be reached at 616-755-5812 or by email at

Les Austin


Les has over 39 years of experience in the Agriculture business.  Since 1974, he has dealt with farmers all over the state of Michigan, from Southern Michigan all the way up to the Upper Peninsula.  Les specializes in parts and service work and is excited to be serving the Ionia community.  Les can be reached at 616-522-5501 or by email at

Lucas Baylis

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Lucas has worked in the agriculture business for 6 years along with owning his own farm. He attended an agriculture school in Ohio where he focused on agricultural equipment repair. Lucas is one of the technicians at the Ionia store.


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