Our Team

Tim Bratland
President

Tim Bratland is the President of Yield Master Solutions in De Smet, South Dakota. Tim has over 30 years of experience in the seed industry. Tim has taken leadership roles in several areas including product selection, production, sales in the United States and Canada. Tim Bratland attended Dakota State University where he studied business management. In 1989, Tim and his father built a seed processing plant and started Bratland Seed, a seed cleaning business. Although corn and soybeans are an integral part of my life, wanting to strive to see the growth of Agriculture. The future of the Biological business is bright.

Michael Berry
Sales & Marketing Director

Michael has a great passion to support our customers with a world class buying experience through listening and understanding their specific needs. With over 24 years of experience in the ag industry, he maintains a commitment to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments.

Josh O’Brien
Account Manager

Upon graduating from the University of Central Missouri in 2009, Josh became an account executive for a biological marketing company based in Iowa.  He spent the next 10 years traveling the country developing a dealer network for their microbial-based products designed for use in the agronomy, livestock, and horticulture industries.  In October of 2019, Josh joined YieldMaster Solutions as an account executive. When not on the road educating farmers about the YMS product line, Josh works from his office in Minneapolis, MN.  

John Squire, PhD.
Technical Specialist

John has worked in the Ag industry since 1997 when he completed his Ph.D. in Crop Science at Michigan State University. Throughout his career he has gained experience with product development, management, sales, and sales support. He continues to have an interest in learning, and the growing world of biostimulants is a great opportunity to learn and pass along key concepts in expanding cropping systems. In this endeavor, John oversees technical support on all biostimulants offered through YieldMaster Solutions.

Becky McDaniel
Account Specialist