Meet the cenexpert®

Todd Monroe

CHS Director of Branded Business Development and Cenex Lubricant Terminals

Todd has a passion for working with farmers by educating them about the benefits of using premium lubricant products and warranties programs to protect their equipment. Todd enjoys hunting, fishing and water skiing with his family, as well as golfing. He also loves to tool around in his 1973 Volkswagen Beetle.


With 23 years at CHS, Todd knows all about petroleum and Cenex® brand lubricants. He has extensive knowledge of new products and their proper use with on- and off-road equipment, as well as equipment warranties.


Todd’s roots are in Warren, Minnesota, where his family has long raised a variety of crops, Black Angus cattle and racehorses. The population of Warren was less than 2,000 when he grew up, and he graduated from high school in a class of only 43 students.

Winter Equipment Maintenance Checklist

Cold weather is hard on all kinds of equipment. Lucky for you, we’re sharing a winter equipment maintenance checklist.

Three Considerations When Purchasing Used Equipment

With today’s lower grain prices and tighter budgets, many are considering used machinery as an alternative to buying new.

Hydraulic Fluid Considerations for Harvest

Harvesting wet fields puts extra stress on your equipment and lubricants degrade quickly under the high heat created by this stress.

Think About Grease Now Before Harvest

Proper lubrication through greasing is one of the single most important factors contributing to the longevity of your equipment and protecting your investment.

Identifying and Preventing Tractor Brake Chatter

When it comes to brake chatter, waiting to fix the problem until you hear it can be too little too late.

Selecting the Right Hydraulic Fluid for Your Tractor

Selecting the right hydraulic fluid is essential for protecting your tractor’s vital engine parts and keeping it running efficiently throughout the growing season.

Find The Right Match: The Equipment Lookup Tool

Selecting the right oil and lubricants for all vehicles can help improve performance and extend the life of your engines.

Know Your Oil’s Pour Point: Choosing the Right Fluids for Your Fleet this Winter

Even the largest, toughest heavy-duty vehicles need a little help to run smoothly during the colder winter months.