About Us

Farmers Telephone Company is an independent communications company that was organized in 1955.   Farmers Telephone Company provides local and long distance service, dial-up and DSL Internet in Essex, Iowa and the surrounding area. Through Heartland.net we are able to provide dial-up and wireless Internet services in many communities in southwestern Iowa.


Tim Hill − Manager

Vickie Glassinger − Office Supervisor

Patti Hascall − Customer Service/Data Entry/Bookkeeper

Jason Fidler − Outside Plant Maintenance

Chuck Staudenmaier − Outside Plant Maintenance

Becka Polk − Data Entry

Jesselyn Racine − Data Entry

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