Mike Palmier, PAg
Owner / Operator
Mike was raised on a mixed cattle/grain farm outside of Lafleche in south central Saskatchewan, and now resides on an acreage southwest of Plenty with his wife and co-owner Shannon and their 3 daughters: Elliot, Olivia and Emma.
Mike graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in AgBusiness and is a Practicing Agrologist with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists. Mike has a wealth of knowledge grained through roles in grain marketing, sales and agronomy over 14 years working in the agriculture industry.
Mike’s passion is working closely with farmers to find the best solutions to maximize not only yield, but most importantly the profitability of their farming operations. With this goal in mind, Max Ag was established in 2019 to fully commit to these goals, while using the latest in applied technologies available to help make the best decisions possible!
Tyler McIntosh, AAg
Tyler grew up on a family grain farm outside of Plenty, Saskatchewan and now currently lives with his girlfriend Madison on an acreage near his home farm. He has pursued his love for agriculture as he works in the Ag industry with Max Ag and continues to farm with his brother and father.
Tyler graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a degree in Agronomy and is currently working on obtaining his PAg from the Institute of Agrologists. He has gained a lot of knowledge in the industry as he has worked in the Ag retail sector for the past 6 years before starting his new role with Mike and the team at Max Ag where he will continue his learning and passion.
What Tyler enjoys most about his job and the Ag industry is the advances in technology and seeing how we can maximize profit and efficiency with these advancements. His goal is to help farmers make their farms the most profitable and efficient with the tools and options provided by Max Ag Consulting.
Trent McIntosh, ATechAg
Trent resides in the community of Plenty, Saskatchewan, where he also farms with his father and brother on their family farm just outside of Plenty.
Trent has earned his Diploma in AgBusiness from the University of Saskatchewan and has a strong desire to continually learn within the Ag industry . Trent began working with Max Ag through their summer student program and is always willing to dive into the newest technologies and practices that Max Ag is involved in, and has been a vital part of Max Ag’s growth in a short period of time.
Nicole Osterwoldt, PAg, CCA, 4R NMS
Senior Agronomist, Elrose
Nicole hails from Manitoba and graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2014 with a B.Sc in Agronomy, but has spent her career working in Saskatchewan in several roles with retail, chemical technical support and Ag Tech/service.
Nicole's focus on professional development has led her to earning multiple designations, including PAg, CCA, and 4R NMS.
Nicole now lives and farms north of Plato, SK with her husband David and 2 dogs, and is looking forward to continuing to learn and make an impact to agriculture in west central Saskatchewan.
Dani Gaudet, PAg
Senior Agronomist, Kindersley
Dani grew up on the family farm just outside of Bellevue, SK and currently lives in Kindersley. Dani received her B.Sc in Agronomy from the University of Saskatchewan in 2019 as well as her Practicing Agrologist designation in 2022. Prior to joining us, Dani gained experience in different crop scouting, small plot research and Ag retail over the past 7 years.
Dani's love for Agriculture started at a young age as the family farm's swather operator, and checking fields with her dad. She loves to learn, ask questions and help farmers with difficult decisions, and is passionate about her career and working hand in hand with her farmers to maximize their potential.
Dani is excited to explore and learn a different area of the province, and is proud to be a part of the Max Ag team, and use the tools at our disposal to drive success within each of the farms that she works with.
Kathryn Aldridge, AAg
Kathryn grew up on the family farm near Kelfield, SK, and currently lives in Rosetown with her boyfriend Brett and dog Bosley, her favorite scouting companion. Kathryn received her B.Sc in Crop Science in 2019, and recently completed her M.Sc in Plant Science at the University of Saskatchewan. Her Masters project focused on herbicide resistance management using tank mixtures for the control of false cleavers, kochia, wild mustard and wild oats, as well as using UAVs to estimate weed control.
Kathryn is currently busy working on obtaining her Practicing Agrologist and Certified Crop Advisor designations, and has several years experience working in both small plot and field scale research. One of her roles with Max Ag will be leading our On-Farm Research program which will be launching in 2023.
Kathryn has forever shown a love for agriculture, and is passionate about utilizing best agronomic practices that will increase the efficiency, profitability and sustainability of the Agriculture industry, making her a great fit with the rest of the Max Ag team!