Vince Anez is the Owner of Anez Consulting, LLC of Little Falls, MN, an agronomy business he started in 1990. Anez Consulting serves clients around Minnesota covering 50,000 acres. He works with clients to reduce input costs and increase productivity on their farms. In 2000 Vince and his brother started a seed agency with Pioneer Hi-Bred Int..
He grew up on a farm in Little Falls, MN. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agronomy from North Dakota State University, where he belonged to the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity; a professional agriculture fraternity. He is a Certified Crop Advisor and Sustainability Specialist with the American Society of Agronomy, member of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and Knights of Columbus. He also co-owns Red Dawn Angus with his brother Paul.
He and his wife Lisa live on the home farm in Little Falls, where the Pioneer Seed Warehouse is located and started a registered Red Angus Beef operation. Vince and Lisa have two sons and a daughter.
Paul Anez has been a Crop Consultant since 2000 for Anez Consulting, prior to that he had worked for the NRCS, interned with Sandoz Crop Protection, and worked in Agriculture in Western Austrailia. In 2004 he became co-owner of Anez Consulting, LLC, with his brother Vince. He has a Bachelors Degree in Animal and Plant Systems from the University of MN, St. Paul, 1997. While on campus he belonged to the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity and a Crop and Soils Club. He is a Certified Crop Advisor with the American Society of Agronomy, member of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and Knights of Columbus. Paul also served on the Board for Mary of Lourdes Catholic School. He enjoys the opportunities and challenges that come with working with progressive clients that want to reach the next level in productivity and profitability. He and his wife Melissa live in Little Falls and have 5 children.
Renee Maciej has been the office manager for Anez Consulting, LLC of Little Falls, MN since 2000. Renee handles the invoicing, accounting, human resources, and public relations for the Little Falls office. She moved to Little Falls from Chaska in 2000 where she had worked at the Chaska Community Center for 7 yrs. Prior to that, she had been a sales consultant for JCPenney Bridal, Southdale. She grew up on a farm in Little Falls, MN with her 9 brothers and sisters. She graduated from Alexandria Technical College in Sales Management. She has been married to her husband Todd since 1988 and they have 4 children.
Precision Agronomist, CCA; SSp
Michael has worked with Anez Consulting since September 2010 when he started as an Agronomy Technician. He holds a certified pesticide applicator’s license, Certified Crop Advisor; Sustainability Specialist certification, and has a CompTIA certification in Project Management. He was born and raised in Northern California and relocated to central Minnesota in May of 2010. He worked as a nurseryman for seven years, during which time he became familiar with the cultural requirements for a wide variety of crops, integrated pest management, and many best management practices for horticulture and agriculture. He received his AS degree in Agriculture: Plant Science from the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA, where he focused on plant identification, sustainable agriculture practices, and soil fertility. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business: Marketing Management from Western Governors University. He lives in Little Falls with his wife Ana and their three children.
Agronomist, CCA; SSp
Cody joined the Anez Consulting Team in May 2014 as an Agronomy Technician. He received an Associates of Science in Natural Resources from Central Lakes College in May of 2011 . He then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Crop and Weed Science-Agronomy in May of 2014. He is working with the Anez Consulting team in all areas of agronomy and is a Certified Crop Advisor with a Sustainability Specialist certificate. He oversees the tasks of scouting, soil sampling, and managing the warehouse. He lives in Royalton with his wife and two children.
Jeanette Eller Watland
Jeanette was welcomed to the Anez Consulting team in March of 2011 when she came on as the warehouse manager. Jeanette has a Bachelors Decree in Agronomy from the University of Minnesota. She oversees the Inventory for Pioneer Seed at Anez Consulting managing 2 warehouses, and is working on projects through Anez Consulting with Central MN Renewables.
Pioneer Sales Associate
Cody joined the Anez Consulting team in November 2017 as Pioneer Sales Representative.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Economics from North Dakota State University. Cody grew up in Roseville, MN where his family owned a horticulture business. Cody will be providing agronomic and product support to all of the Pioneer customers. When he is not working you can find him hunting and fishing on many of the area lakes.
Agronomy Technician/Pioneer Associate
Ben officially joined the Anez Agronomy team in January of 2019 as an Agronomy Technician/Pioneer Seed Associate. Previously Ben did summer internships with Anez Consulting since 2015.
He graduated from NDSU with a major in Crop and Weed Sciences (Agronomy Option) and a minor in Animal Science. While at NDSU Ben was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, the Agronomy Club, and Bison Dairy Club. Ben will be working in the areas of soil sampling, crop scouting, Pioneer seed delivery, planting Pioneer Test Plots, seed treating, and harvesting Pioneer Test Plots.