Jim Engler is a Sr. Grain Merchandiser with Landus Cooperative where his main responsibilities are trading commercial corn and soybeans, as well managing the cooperatives risk in grain hedging and in fuels. Jim has spent the last three years with Landus but prior to joining the Landus team, he spent seven and a half years with Gavilon in several different areas and roles across the U.S. He is a graduate from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Business and a minor in Agricultural Systems Technology. Jim is passionate about agriculture, the Iowa State Cyclones and his family. In his free time, he enjoys golf, the outdoors and traveling. Jim grew up in Mitchellville, Iowa and currently lives in Ankeny, Iowa with his wife Annette and daughter Kaia.