HEDGEWOOD was formed as an independent service to help producers - large and small - sort through their many options for facilities, equipment and production management to make the best choices for their specific farms.

Based on real-world experiences with a wide range of manufacturers, products and practices. HEDGEWOOD places an emphasis on maximizing a producer's profitability while providing high quality affordable equipment and services.




Meet Our Team of Experts

President, Owner

HEDGEWOOD owner Kelly Daniels has over 20 years experience in all phases of production management. For the past several years Kelly has worked in equipment sales assisting producers across the country design, engineer and build equipment and facilities for their specific operations. Kelly's hands-on approach ensures that proper consideration is given to all aspects of the project and that we understand and respect the original goals established by our client.

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Leah Daniels is a strategic communications consultant and owner of NewsWorks public relations. In addition to Hedgewood Equipment, she works with companies, farmers and allied trade associations across the U.S. to develop effective communications PR, marketing and media relations. NewsWorks clients include Penton Media’s Farm Progress Show; Conservation Districts of Iowa; Premier Crop Solutions, PureTek Genetics, AirWorks and the National Pork Board.

Project Manager

Nathan Rogers was born and raised in the Green Hills of North Missouri on a 6th generation family cattle ranch.  Along with his parents, brother and family Nathan shares the passion of producing purebred and commercial Simmental and Red Angus cattle. Nathan studied Livestock Reproduction Management and AI at Southeast Community College in Beatrice, NE.

Project Manager


Scott Schutt was born and raised in Northeast Nebraska on his family farm. Land, some of which in the family for over 100 years, used to raise row crops, alfalfa and cattle.  Scott has an Agronomy Degree from Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE.