Ag Equipment Service

Layer 14Tractors, Tractor Air conditioning, transmissions, fuel systems, semi-trucks, flatbeds, whatever equipment that you use around the farm with an engine, we can service it for you. We will come to you and get you back to work. If we can’t fix it there, we will bring it back here. We have over 150 years of combined service on equipment repair. Our average employee has over 15 years on the job. We know diesel!


Dave Naumann: (503) 710-1000

Ag Equipment Parts

Layer 15We can provide parts for all makes and models of ag equipment, including after market parts. Whether you need a replacement for something that has broken, spare parts for a system that we designed, upgrading parts for more efficiency or reliability, we can provide a solution. When you work with us, we make sure that you can keep your investment working long after the sale. The total cost of your system includes the ability to keep it working with local service and support.

For Sales

Brendon Buccholtz: (503) 269-8615

Custom Fabrication

Layer 16When you need something special to get the job done, think about calling us. If you need us to come service your equipment in the field, we will dispatch a technician and service vehicle, pull it and fix it on location, or bring it back to the shop if needed. We can perform all manner of in-house and field fabrication. We can straighten, replicate or repair mangled equipment. We have full fabrication services and design services for aluminum or steel, such as Filter Stations, suction pipes, Z pipes, pump stations, custom trailers, floating pontoon pump stations, manure handling equipment, safety shields and safety railing systems, pump skids and rail systems. Need special adapters – no problem! We can perform soft hose repair, hard hose repair, hydraulic hose assembly and repair. We can work with gas over hydraulic, diesel over hydraulic, engine replacement packages, turbine to hydraulic conversions, virtually any situation that can arise.

Sales and Design

Mike Dolan (Ag irrigation, slurry systems): (503) 710-6711
Patrick Dolan (Ag irrigation, slurry systems): (503) 710-0295
Matt Corcoran (Micro, drip, solid set, greenhouse): (503) 710-0312
Anthony Tasselli (Micro, drip, solid set, greenhouse): (503) 633-1111


HardwareWe have a basic selection of hardware items that are commonly used around the farm or home. Don’t want to drive to the big city? Come see what we have to offer. Special orders are welcome too!




Joel Naumann: (503) 710-1111

Kevin Smidt

Kevin grew up south of Oregon City and worked on his grandfathers’s farm as a boy. He attended the John Deere agtech program in Walla Walla and joined Ernst in 1999. Kevin likes hunting, fishing and restoring cars. He is currently working on a 1974 Chevy Nova and a 1972 short box Chevy pickup. Kevin can fix just about anything you might bring in for service.

(503) 633-1111

Pat Messer

Pat was born on the family farm in the Gervais area, and grew up farming alongside his family and neighbors, many of whom are our customers. He began working for Ernst during High School, and has been here on and off ever since. He joined the U.S. Navy to serve his Country, and during his tour of duty, he learned the trade of Machinery Repairman. He earned his AA in Manufacturing from Chemeketa CC. He has an extensive background in fabrication and machining, including stints with Boeing and Mitchell Lewis & and Staver. Pat specializes in field fabrication and filter station construction, and is branching out into the role of Field Technician. Pat is involved with the Early Days Gas Engine and Tractor Association at Antique Powerland. His farm work ethic shows in everything he does!

(503) 633-1111

Robert Hipp

Irrigation Equipment Parts Specialist

Robert began working for Ernst 18 years ago, and has learned the business from the ground up. He specializes in pipe repair parts, linear and pivot parts, hard hose reel parts, mechanical, centrifugal and manure pumps parts. Over the years, he has gained a level of technical knowledge that has made him one of our key people. Robert volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, and his local Community Emergency Response Team in his spare time. Robert can help you with just about any of your Irrigation Equipment parts needs, just give him a shout!

(503) 633-1111

Jon Kenagy

Custom Irrigation Service

Jon is our Irrigation Shop Foreman with over 25 years of irrigation experience, 35 years under his belt as a mechanic, with a strong, local farming background. He specializes in hard hose reel repair, training, product support, troubleshooting, and diagnostics. His crew can assist you with hard hose reel repair, in-field and custom fabrication,  and much more. Jon is Certified as a Valley Systems Technician. Call Jon today, he makes things go!

(503) 633-1111

Jason Berg

Irrigation Parts Specialist

Jason started at Ernst over 10 years ago as a temp, and it didn’t take too long to figure out he was a keeper! Jason has a solid background in customer relations, including sporting goods sales, an Internship with OSP Administration of Justice, and 20 years in fresh market farming and sales, which he is still currently involved with. Jason specializes in growing Stone Fruits, which you can find at his Baird Family Orchards booth in Portland area farmers markets. In his spare time, Jason snowboards, trains for Iron Man triathlons, and is an amateur surfer (shark bait). Jason has attended Cornell, Berkeley, Kawasaki, Mitchell, and Nelson Trade Schools. He specializes in Drip, Greenhouse and Micro irrigation parts, as well as Nelson Rotators, Big Gun and Centrifugal pump parts. Call Jason today for your Irrigation Parts needs!

(503) 633-1111

Mori Aguilar

Mori likes horses and started working at Ernst in 2012. The family currently has one horse and her husband and daughter are frequent riders. She is good at multitasking and has done some sort of office work since 2000. She has 3 children and also acts as the spanish translator for Ernst.

(503) 633-1111

Bernard Grassl

Grew up in Sandy, Oregon and and came to Saint Paul in 2000. He is one of the mechanics at Ernst and works on tractors and balers. He worked for the Estacada phone company and Fischer Mill supply before Ernst. Most of his work is completed here in the shop, but from time to time he will work on equipment in the field. He owns a few hundred acres and likes growing some hay and timber.

(503) 633-1111

Ann Goodrich

Accounts Receivable

Ann has been with Ernst for about 8 years now. She has over 25 years of experience in Accounting; specializing in accounts receivables. Ann has a reputation for accuracy and is very detail oriented, earning her degree in Business Administration & Finance from Oregon State University. Go Beavs! Ann lives on her family’s Century Farm, homesteaded by ancestor Carmi Goodrich over 150 years ago. Ann is also a member of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, with traceable American ancestry back to the 1600’s. Ann enjoys history, travel, wine tasting, paper crafts, and is involved in her local church. As a business, we are very fortunate to have qualified support personnel such as Ann to keep matters in order. Thanks Ann!!!

(503) 633-1111

Abraham Kraxberger


Abraham grew up in Beaver Creek and lives now in Canby. He has worked for Ernst since 2002. Abraham works ordering parts for field service and tractor repair. He has a new son just born in 2017 and would love to own a farm someday.

(503) 633-1111

Lawn and Garden Equipment Repair

Layer 25We have a fully staffed small engine repair department. They can fix anything with a small engine. Bring them your tired lawn mowers, string trimmers, chainsaws, pressure washers, leaf blowers, or edge trimmers. If your arm is tired from trying to pull that cord with no result, bring that equipment in for a tune-up or overhaul. Bad carburator? Dull chain? Broken blades or handles? We can get it back to top performance and put it back working hard for you instead of the other way around.


Joel Naumann: (503) 710-1111
Doug Hulst: (503) 633-1111

Residential Electrical

Layer 22Since our well staffed electrical department includes a supervising electrician, a journeyman electrician as well as an apprentice electrician, with experience in agricultural, industrial and residential electrical codes, we are ready to help with just about any electrical needs around your home. Whether new construction, rewiring your existing home, replacing a panel, adding a circuit, or system upgrades for appliances such as hot tubs or backup generators, we can offer a competitive quote for your situation. Our supervising electrician can estimate the job and provide options and guidance.

Well Pump Service

Layer 23If your home is served by a private or community well, nothing makes for a bad day like a toilet that wont flush or a shower that wont run. Whether the cause is corroded pipe, a burned out motor, or aging wire, give us a call to get the water running again. We can inspect and test each part of your system to determine the root cause of the problem. We can also tell you which part of your system is in good working order so that you don’t need to spend money on a complete replacement. Our pump truck is standing by to help.


Alex Shenk (503) 633-1111

Water Systems

Layer 24Hard water, can ruin your plumbing fixtures, your water heater and your home piping. Excess iron can cause terrible staining, odor and taste. We can fit your home water supply with the necessary equipment to eliminate all of your water problems. Fresh clean showers, sparkling sinks and toilets, and great tasting water can be achieved with our help. Whether fitting your home with a pressure tank, water softener, oxygen injection, ozone or UV system, we have the design expertise, the installation knowledge and the parts and supplies to keep you happy and clean.