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ABOUT US

Alex, Charity, Turner, Boone & Henry

ABOUT US

Boone and Charity purchased Carlson Ag from Boone's parents in 2016.  Lynn owned and operated Carlson Ag for 30 years before retiring.  Carlson Ag Aviation has two locations.  The Wendell location has been the main location until they purchased another spray business in Wheaton in 2020 and operate out of the Wheaton Municipal Airport.  

 

Carlson Ag Aviation currently has 2 Air Tractor 502's and 1 Air Tractor 301.

 

In addition to aerial application, Carlson Ag also has a John Deere self-propelled sprayer for any ground needs.   

MEET THE TEAM

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Charity Carlson, Owner

Charity grew up in the area graduating from West Central Area High School and attended college at MSUM earning her B.S. in Paralegal.  She worked for 10 years at a law firm in Fergus Falls.  After their third son was born she gave up her job to raise their three boys. 

Charity manages the books for the farm and helps out where needed in addition to managing Carlson Ag Aviation.  

Charity is also President of WindBreak Holdings LLC, that is currently advocating for landowners opposed to Large Wind Farms being proposed in Traverse and Stevens County.   

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Boone Carlson, Owner

Boone grew up in Northfield but spent his summers helping Lynn at Carlson Ag Aviation from a very young age.  After earning his pilot's license, Boone returned to his family roots near Norcross where he took over his aunt and uncle's family farm in 1999.  In 2005, Boone started his Ag retail career at Barrett Farm Supply until selling his shares in 2019 to return to the farm full-time.  

Boone has been active on several Boards and coaches youth basketball for his youngest son's team. 

Boone is currently running for the  Republican State Representative seat in District 9A. 

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Andrew Asleson, Pilot

Andrew Asleson is a native to Wendell and graduated from West central Area High School in 2012 where he was active in basketball, football, FFA and band.  While in high school he started a job at Prairie Air where he became interested in aviation. 

 

After high school he attended Lake Superior College in Duluth to pursue a degree as a professional pilot. Upon graduation Andrew returned to Carlson Ag Aviation where he had spent the previous summers loading.  He began flying the summer of 2015 and has been flying with Carlson's since.  Andrew has his recently received his multi-engine rating.  

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Tyler Vold, Pilot

Tyler graduated from Breckenridge High School in 2016. After high school he attended college at the University of Minnesota, Crookston and graduated in 2020 with degrees in Aviation and Agronomy.


Tyler also attended Ag flight training at Riggins Flight Service in Madison, SD. Tyler previously worked for Wheaton Dumont Aerial Spraying for four years. Tyler flew for Carlson Ag for 2 years and then a company in Illinois for the past 2 summers.  In addition to flying Tyler helps out on their family farm in the Graceville area.

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Dale Haberer, Pilot

Dale was raised in rural Elbow Lake, MN and graduated from West Central Area in 2008. In 2016, Dale earned his pilot’s license and later received his commercial pilot license. Dale grew up around ag aviation and began working with Carlson Ag Aviation in 2023.
 

In the off season, Dale continues to serve in law enforcement and enjoys too many hobbies, including snowmobiling, bow hunting, watching kid sports events, and of course, flying with his family!

Dale is married to his wife Paige and have two sons named Kade and Drew.

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Kjersten Nibbe, Office Support

Kjersten helps and assists with various things at Carlson Ag Aviation ranging from mapping, answering phones, talking with customers, running errands, cleaning, and organizing. She babysat Boone and Charity’s two youngest sons in the summer of 2020. From there, she transitioned to working at Carlson Ag Aviation and has been part of our team ever since.

 

Kjersten graduated from West Central Area High School in 2022, and is currently studying social work and psychology at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota.

 

In her free time Kjersten likes to spend time with her family and friends, play tennis, travel, hunt, and fish.

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Brad Olson, Ground Support

Brad grew up in Evansville and currently resides near Hoffman with his wife, Debby and their three children Noah, Oliver and Ruby. 

 

Brad has worked full-time for Carlson Farms for the past 9 years and also assists with all aspects of Carlson Ag.  

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Caden Carlson, Ground Support

Caden graduated from Fergus Falls high school in 2023. He started loading planes and running water truck the same summer. He is currently attending Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls for his airframe and powerplant license. He hopes to get his private and commercial pilots license after school and become an ag pilot (or fighter pilot whichever comes first). 

 

In his free time he enjoys the outdoors, wrenching, and bull riding!

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Herman Enslin, Ground Support

Herman is returning in 2024 for his second summer from South Africa.  Herman is well rounded in all aspects of farming and has been a great addition to Carlson Ag and Carlson Farms. 

Herman worked several years for a farm in South Dakota and also recently managed a macadamia nut farm in Mozambique.  

Herman recently married Carmine in March and they hope to make their home in Minnesota in the near future. 

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Jason Clow, Ground Applicator

Jason grew up in this area.  He moved around for several years before settling back into Barrett. 

 

Jason has several years experience running sprayer, floater and trucks.  Jason runs the ground sprayer for Carlson Ag along with working for Carlson Farms.

 

 Jason is married to his wife Diana.  Together they have 5 children and one grandchild. 

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Alex Salwasser, Ground Support

Alex is Boone and Charity's oldest son and the son of Steve and Rhonda Salwasser.  He graduated from West Central Area in 2022 and is finishing his sophomore year at South Dakota State University majoring in Ag Business.  Alex has been interning with a local Co-op the past two summers with the ability to come help at Carlson Ag when they need an extra set of experienced hands.   Alex enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends and dogs.   

CONTACT

CONTACT US

Wendell Location:

25445 300th Ave

Wendell, Minnesota 56590

Office: 320-284-2415

Wheaton Location:

6425 State Highway 27

Wheaton, Minnesota 56296

Office: 320-563-0796

Email: charity@carlsonag.com

 

www.carlsonag.com

After Hours Assistance

Charity Cell: 218-731-1758

Andrew Cell: 218-770-1248

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