Agronomy Staff

Agronomy Manager

Office Location – Kalispell

Andy Lybeck

Southern Agronomy Manager

Office Location- Stevensville

Les Billington
Les is an Agronomist for CHS Mountain West Cooperative with over 25 years experience in western Montana. He has a vast knowledge of alfalfa varieties and maximizing hay yields in the western Montana climate.


Office Location – Drummond

Alec Vander Giessen
Alec was raised In North West Washington in a diversified agricultural area, with a family background in dairy cattle. Alec has worked in the agricultural industry 6 years and has a vast knowledge in Application of Fertilizer and Crop Protection Products from the PNW to the Mid-West. For the last 6 years Alec has been working with producers providing state of the art recommendations, application and cropping systems. We are excited to have Alec as part of our team


Office Locations – Kalispell / Ronan

Dustin Hoffenbacker


Office Location – Stevensville

Justin Berg
Justin Berg is currently a Certified Crop Advisor in the sales agronomist role at our Stevensville location. Justin earned a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis on Crop Science in 2014 from Montana State University-Bozeman. Justin went on to earn a Graduates Certificate in Agronomy from Iowa State University-Ames in 2017. Justin has been working in the agricultural cooperative system since 2014 in roles focusing on agronomy sales and crop research. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and hunting with his wife Ann and dog Ruby.

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