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Spencer Grimm, ETS Design Engineer

ETS welcomes Spencer Grimm to the engineering department. In his role as a design engineer Spencer will continue to ensure the integrity of ETS products along with contributing to new product design.  

Spencer Grimm Environmental Tillage Systems Engineer Spencer grew up on a farm near Sumner, IA and is a recent graduate of Iowa State University (ISU) with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. "He brings us many positive experiences that will contribute to his success at ETS. Most recently, Spencer worked for the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) Department at ISU as an Agriculture Engineering Research Assistant. He built test equipment and collected data to study soil compaction testing in conjunction with Firestone Tire," says Senior Design Engineer Scott Opsahl.

Spencer shares his experiences thus far at ETS. “My first week at ETS has been full of great opportunities! I’ve been able to meet with people in each department. I’ve also had the opportunity to learn more about strip tillage practices and how the SoilWarrior differs from conventional equipment. There are so many ways to be involved and gain experience in a smaller company, and I’m excited to learn and grow with the ETS engineering team.”

Environmental Tillage Systems is a premier manufacturer of zone tillage equipment in Faribault, Minn. Its flagship product is the SoilWarrior, a complete strip-till system that enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. ETS products set the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. Founded on a farm in southeast Minnesota, the company now serves clients in the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. To learn more, visit

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