Jeff Farkell owns CENTROL, LLC with his son Joel, which they purchased from Mountain View Coop in 2011. Jeff previously was the Senior Agronomist/General Manager of Centrol Inc. of Dutton, a subsidiary under Mountain View Coop. He has been a crop consultant for 30 years. He has been a Certified Professional Agronomist since 1987, a Certified Crop Adviser since 1994 and a Certified Technical Service Provider with the NRCS since 2005.
He is a past member of the Rocky Mountain CCA Regional Board, past board member of the Montana Fertilizer Advisory Committee. He is currently a member of the MABA-MGEA Educational Planning Committee and Rocky Mountain CCA Standards and Ethics Review Committee. He was the International Crop Advisor of the year in 2001.
Jeff has a degree in Soil Science and Fish and Wildlife Management from Montana State University. Jeff lives east of Brady with his wife Janice. He has two grown children and 5 grandkids.
Joel Farkell owns CENTROL, LLC with his dad Jeff, which they purchased from Mountain View Coop in 2011. Joel’s previous experience includes being a Agronomy Manager for CHS, Inc. and Mountain View Co-op. He has been a Certified Crop Adviser since 2007 and is a licensed chemical applicator.
Joel is a member of the Montana Agricultural Business Association (MABA) and has served on the Board of Directors since 2008.
Joel has a degree in Agricultural Business Management from Montana State University. Joel lives in Conrad with his wife Kody and their two young daughters. Joel is also a member of the Conrad Volunteer Fire Department.
Audrey lives outside of Brady with her husband Joel where they farm and ranch with their son Clint. They also have a daughter, Lacie, her husband Spike and 2 grandsons, Jake and Luke Vermulm.
Besides working part time as the office manager for CENTROL, LLC, Audrey has had her own business doing bookkeeping and tax preparation for 35 years. She also works part time at the post office in Brady.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and traveling.