March 23 marks National Agriculture Day in the United States, a day to celebrate the contributions of our country’s farms, and farm families, that produce food and fiber. As one of the key industries DLL serves, agriculture is an essential part of the lives of many members of DLL. In honor of this year’s National Agriculture Day, we would like to highlight some Iowa-based members who are also involved in farming outside of DLL.
Outside of the office, DLL’s Regional Asset Manager Dan Bruxvoort manages a crop operation, growing corn and soybeans on their family farm. He grew up learning about farm equipment from his father, who was also a diesel mechanic. He has been involved in farming since he was “old enough to drive a tractor.”
Not only is Bruxvoort familiar with the agriculture equipment DLL finances, he also knows its importance to the customers he serves. “My continuous learning of new technologies and production methods on my farm directly contributes to my current DLL role as an asset manager,” said Bruxvoort. “This additional experience continues to give me an increased understanding of how equipment works, how it’s continually changing, and what the effects are on value.”