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Our History

The towering blue Harvestore silos that are seen dotting the rural landscape today began with a complex invention based on a simple idea from the A.O. Smith Company. Originally designed as bolted steel beer vats, a farmer had the clever idea that if tipped up like the typical silo of the ‘40’s, the oxygen-limiting capabilities of the structure, could greatly benefit the feed value of a farmer’s crops. This simple idea changed the agricultural industry forever and Harvestore became a standard in advanced feed.

Following the lead of A.O. Smith Company, Foxland Harvestore, Inc. opened in 1976 as a Harvestore dealership in the Fox River Valley region of Wisconsin. It started under the ownership of Erv VanAsten, Larry Sharron and Ken Kabat. Mr. VanAsten later sold his interest and Eugene Rameker joined the ownership team. Subsequently, Mr. Rameker also left the ownership group leaving it to Mr. Sharron and Mr. Kabat.

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Foxland Harvestore Values

Act with Integrity


Support the Team and Encourage Collaboration


Pursue Growth Personally and Professionally

Deliver Quality and Exceed Customer Expectations


Embrace Safety


Create Fun and Enjoyment

Our Team

Joe Gries

President
Foxland & VBS

Kent Arps

Operations Manager
Foxland

Steve Dax

Operations Manager/VBS Sales
(920) 419-5709

Mike Gries

Product Support Specialist
Foxland

Stuart Fenendael

Foxland Sales Manager
(920) 304-6296

John Schuelke

Foxland Sales
(920) 851-6476

Ken Bauman

Foxland Sales
(920) 358-3213

George Kafer

Foxland Sales
(920) 373-1183

Mark Van Hyfte

Foxland Sales
(920) 810-2278

Ron Van Handel

Foxland & VBS Sales
(920) 585-5220

Scott Schmitt

Valley Building Systems Sales
(920) 574-8257

Jeremy Roskom

Service Manager
Foxland – Kaukauna

Joe Schumacher

Assistant Service Manager
Foxland – Kaukauna

Daryl Mueller

Service Manager
Foxland – Stratford

Pat Martin

Purchasing Manager
Foxland

Brent Winius

Purchasing Manager
Foxland

Adam Hargrove

Project Supervisor
Foxland

Jim LaCrosse

Project Supervisor
Valley Building Systems

Robert Smet

Project Supervisor
Valley Building Systems

Tim Steffes

Senior Estimator/Expeditor
Valley Building Systems

Tanner Logan

Estimator/Expeditor
Valley Building Systems

Todd Bobula

Draftsman
Valley Building Systems

Kevin Verhagen

Draftsman
Valley Building Systems

Angie Lom

Controller
Foxland – Kaukauna

Shari Hartman

Accounts Payable
Foxland – Kaukauna

Beth Sommerfeld

Human Resources
Foxland – Kaukauna
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