About Us


Sharelle Burg

Sharelle is one of our crop insurance specialist who has worked in the agriculture industry for 12 plus years, providing a high level of agriculture knowledge.  She had worked in the implement industry at Arnold’s of St Martin for 10 years prior to becoming a crop insurance agent and working with Cornerstone Ag.  Growing up on her family farm in Stearns County and later marrying a dairy farmer and entering into the family business for the past 21 years.


Sharelle possesses her crop insurance license and has completed extensive crop insurance and marketing training.  Cornerstone Ag and all of our agent specializing in crop insurance which enables us to remain educated in the ever change rules and regulations.  This insures our farmers that we are providing outstanding service and are knowledgeable regarding their operation and crop insurance.


With the addition of Sharelle and our Eden Valley location in the fall of 2015 we now have locations throughout Minnesota and in North Dakota.


Sharelle lives by Paynesville MN with her husband Jason and their three teenage children.  Brent is currently a freshmen at St John’s University majoring in Bio-Chem, Calvin a Sophomore and Skylar a freshman both at Paynesville High School.

Alphonse Brenny

Alphonse has lived in Benton County his entire life.  He has 2 sons, Jordon and Derek.  Alphonse grew up on a dairy farm in the Gilman Area. He crop farmed for 13 years, after that He crop adjusted for 3 years. Alphonse started working for Cornerstone Ag Services in 2012. He is an avid fisherman, hunter, who enjoys just about anything outdoors.


Val Hommerding

Crop Insurance Agent and Customer Service Rep.  Val grew up on a dairy farm and and presently lives near Holdingford. She has worked in customer service most of her life.  In 2000 she started working with all lines of insurance. From 2009 till now she has been strictly working with crop insurance.



Katie Notsch

Customer Service Rep. Katie started out in crop insurance in 2009.  She lives with her family on a small hobby farm near Upsala.

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