About


ModernAg
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

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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

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Gabe Gantz, Precision Ag Specialist: Northeast & Eastern KS

Gabe is the Precision Ag 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

 

 

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TJ Ryan, Precision Ag Specialist: Central KS

TJ is the Precision Ag 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

 

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

Duane is the Precision Ag 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

 

 

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Lonnie Hornung, Precision Farming Specialist: Southwest KS

Lonnie is the Precision Ag 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. Email Lonnie

 

 

 

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Alan Amershek Precision Ag Specialist: Southeast KS

Alan is the Precision Ag Specialist for Southeast Kansas operating out of Girard,KS. Before joining ModernAg in July 2018 he spent 17 years as a technician working with Ag Chem equipment and Raven technology. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing and going to his kid’s sporting events. Email Alan

 

 

 

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Anthony Maike   Precision Support Specialist

Anthony is the Precision Support Specialist operating out of the Wamego KanEquip Store. He is responsible for providing support for the CNH Precision Ag product line as well as developing training materials and conducting in person training company wide. Anthony joined ModernAg in September 2018 and has been involved in ag equipment sales and technology since 1999. In his free time he enjoys farming, cars, riding utvs and going to his daughter’s activities. Email Anthony

 

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Randy Rein  Precision Ag Specialist: West Central KS

Randy is the Precision Ag Specialist for West Central Kansas operating out of Great Bend,KS. Randy joined ModernAg in October 2018 and has been involved in Precision Ag since 2007 working with primarily Trimble and CNH equipment. In his spare time he has many hobbies but his favorites are playing pool and guitar. He also enjoys spending weekends with his wife Haley cheering on the Chiefs and Royals. Email Randy

 

 

 

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Nick Dressman  Sales Engineer

Nick is a Sales Engineer operating out of Frankfort,KS. He is responsible for installs, service, tech support and special projects for the eastern territory of ModernAg. Nick joined ModernAg in 2019 and before that he was an ag technician for KanEquip and also has worked as an aviation technician before that. In his free time Nick enjoys projects, truck pulling and spending time with his wife and kids. Email Nick