About The people behind Farm Depot in Schoolcraft

About the Family

Mark and Mike and Blake Laethem are the third and fourth generation of a family that has been dedicated to the service and success of the Michigan agricultural industry. In spite of a very challenging and hostile environment, the Laethems have been able to build one of the most successful ag-sector business in the state of Michigan.

Their success is due, in large part, to the attention that they pay to their customers and their customer's needs. The Laethems are happy to provide their talents and expertise to customers using a time-honored and successful Laethem tradition. The Laethems have served farmers in Tuscola County and throughout Michigan for more than 75 combined years.

Alan Henrickson
Sales Associate

Alan has farmed most of his life along with completing a career as an air traffic controller. Alan spent time running his own computer business and enjoys interacting with growers and has knowledge of a wide-range of topics. Alan enjoys working with new technology and he knows how to demonstrate the value for new technology in today's competitive grower market. Alan works in sales at the Schoolcraft store.

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Stan Nagel

Parts Manager

Stan is a dedicated advocate of Farm Depot parts and takes pride in running an efficient and well-stocked parts department.  Stan works diligently to offer Farm Depot customers the best value for the parts that they need to keep going.  Stan can source quality parts for many competitive brands as well and there is a good chance that he can save you some money over your current supplier; give him a call and check it out at:

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Rodney Kuhl

Application Sales Engineer

Rodney has been in the Ag-Chem sprayer business for over 25 years. He spent the first 9 years with Ag-Chem as a field service representative and the last 6 years in sales. Rodney is an application specialist and can make professional recommendations for any size operation.

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Sandy Munson


Sandy has been with the company since 2009 and takes excellant care of the office at Farm Depot.  Sandy administers the Norwesco tank sales and inventory control for Farm Depot as well as routes all of the phone calls for parts sales and service.  If you have a question about who you should talk to at Farm Depot there is a good chance that Sandy will know.  You can reach her at 269-679-3939 or Email

Jeff Ziegler

Service Manager

Jeff has an extensive background in power train and high performance chassis.  He has had extensive eperience with Challenger tractors and is the hands-on star technician for the Schoolcraft store as well as the acting service manager.  Please call Jeff Ziegler to schedule your repair or maintenance jobs in the south and southwest portions of the state.
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Anthony Henrickson

Parts Department

Anthony works hard for the Schoolcraft parts customer making sure that they get the right parts solution every time they visit the parts department.  Anthony is a great asset to the Farm Depot team.

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Service Technician

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Will Heikes
Service Technician

Will works as an in-house service technician specializing in setup, maintenance and general repair.

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