was established in 2014 as a sister company to KanEquip, Inc. Understanding the importance of precision farming in today’s agricultural environment, we established ModernAg to better serve customer needs by adding more advanced products and being OEM independent.

Mission: The dominant supplier of precision farming hardware, software, and solutions to the agricultural market in the state of Kansas. Focus on providing excellent customer support and satisfaction, through being OEM hardware agnostic and having outstanding knowledge of precision farming technologies and how they solve customer needs.

Meet Our Experts


Nick Martin, General Manager

As General Manager, Nick Martin is responsible for the day-to-day operations and planning for the organization. Nick comes with many talents and accomplishments, including a BS in Agriculture Technology Management from Kansas State University and over eight years working with Trimble Navigation, Limited in a variety of roles. Nick and his family currently reside in Baxter Springs, Kansas where he enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family riding ATVs, hunting, and fishing. Email Nick



Gabe Gantz, Precision Farming Specialist: Northeast & Eastern KS

Gabe is the Precision Farming Specialist for Northeast and Eastern Kansas, and the KanEquip locations in Topeka & Wamego. Since January 2011, he has been involved with sales, service, and Trimble product support. Gabe grew up on a farm in Perry, Kansas and attended Kansas State University where he majored in Agricultural Technology Management. Gabe is based out of Topeka and Wamego, Kansas covering much of Northeast and Eastern Kansas. Email Gabe




TJ Ryan, Precision Farming Specialist: Central KS

TJ is the Precision Farming Specialist for Central Kansas, and the KanEquip locations in Ellsworth, Clay Center, and Herington locations plus surrounding areas for ModernAg. TJ joined ModernAg in 2016.  Prior to that he had a similar role of Precision Farming Specialist for 10 years. He is based out of Manhattan, Kansas where he currently resides. In the summer time you will most likely find him at one of the area lakes. Email TJ



Duane Nelson, Precision Farming Specialist: Southeast NE, Northern KS

Duane is the Precision Farming Specialist for Southeast Nebraska, Northern Kansas, and the KanEquip locations in Marysville & Syracuse, NE. Before joining ModernAg in 2016 he had spent the previous 26 years as an ag technician and a precision ag specialist. Duane is based out of Seward, Nebraska where he lives with his wife and children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors. Email Duane




Lonnie Hornung, Precision Farming Specialist: Southwest KS

Lonnie is the Precision Farming Specialist for Southwest Kansas operating out of the Dodge City KanEquip Store and assisting the Garden City store. Lonnie has been involved with Precision Farming since joining KanEquip in 2008. In his free time, he enjoys riding UTVs and being a crew member of a local sprint car race team.





Kenton Dreiling
Precision Solution Specialist

Kenton is the Precision Solutions Specialist and Training Coordinator.  Before joining ModernAg in 2017 he worked for Veris Technologies in Salina, KS where he was involved in technical support and engineering for their soil mapping product line.  Kenton is a graduate of Kansas State University – Salina where he majored in Electronic and Computer Engineering.  In his spare time he enjoys flying his drones, working on projects and fishing.




Alan Amershek Precision Farming Specialist Southeast KS


Anthony Maike   Sales Engineer


Randy Rein  Precision Farming Specialist: Northwest KS