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    COMBAT MARKET VOLATILITY WITH TARGET CONTRACTS
    COMBAT MARKET VOLATILITY WITH TARGET CONTRACTS
    Aug 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Do you have a price objective in mind for your grain? Are you expecting yourself to watch the market constantly in order to call your elevator and sell that price when the opportunity arises? What if the market changes before you get to your phone?
     PROPANE SERVICES PROVIDE MORE OPPORTUNITY
    PROPANE SERVICES PROVIDE MORE OPPORTUNITY
    Aug 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    With newly added propane services to Agtegra’s Energy division, Agtegra is committed to additional methods to support its member-owners.
    RMA ANNOUNCES CHANGE TO HAYING AND GRAZING DATE FOR PP
    RMA ANNOUNCES CHANGE TO HAYING AND GRAZING DATE FOR PP
    Jun 20, 2019 | Agtegra
    Farmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres will be permitted to hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today.
    NORTH STAR ENERGY BECOMES PART OF AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE
    NORTH STAR ENERGY BECOMES PART OF AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE
    Jun 19, 2019 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative is committed to building a stronger farmer-owned cooperative. We are also committed to exploring additional ways to support our member-owners.
    PRECISION IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT NOW AVAILABLE
    PRECISION IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT NOW AVAILABLE
    Jun 14, 2019 | Agtegra
    Valley Scheduling is now available from—where else—the Agtegra Innovation Center. Brand new to Agtegra, this irrigation management tool provides informed watering recommendations based on soil, moisture and weather data collected from individual fields.
    BREEDER MINERAL FOR SUMMERTIME HERD NUTRITION 
    BREEDER MINERAL FOR SUMMERTIME HERD NUTRITION 
    Jun 14, 2019 | Agtegra
    Cattle producers have been waiting for a season like this for several years. The grass is growing belly-high, and after a rugged Winter, it’s a sight for sore eyes to see cow/calf pairs out on summer pasture.
    PREVENTED PLANTING ACRES
    PREVENTED PLANTING ACRES
    Jun 04, 2019 | Agtegra
    We had a long miserable winter, and now a cold, wet and late spring. Given all of the less than ideal planting conditions and the ground we can’t get into on time, what are your options for those prevented planting acres to help generate feed or income?
    AGTEGRA PREVENT PLANT HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    AGTEGRA PREVENT PLANT HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Jun 04, 2019 | Agtegra
    What should you be doing for herbicide on prevent plant acres? Learn about Agtegra's prevent plant herbicide recommendations here.
    ALTERNATIVE CROP OPTIONS FOR PREVENT PLANT ACRES
    ALTERNATIVE CROP OPTIONS FOR PREVENT PLANT ACRES
    Jun 04, 2019 | Agtegra
    Wet field conditions have many growers considering alternative crop options for their prevent plant acres.
    Corn Planting 2019: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    Corn Planting 2019: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    May 20, 2019 | Agtegra
    As planting time continues, the wet and cold soils that remain across much of South and North Dakota are slowly warming up. With the current delays it may be tempting to consider some changes to earlier maturity corn products to offset late planting.
    Cenex Total Protection Plan®: Delivering When You Need It The Most
    Cenex Total Protection Plan®: Delivering When You Need It The Most
    Apr 23, 2019 | Agtegra
    Additional warranty protection for your new and used farm equipment that has minimum paperwork, pays claims generously and rapidly, and is moderately priced… Is it too good to be true?
    Ethanol Use - A Great Opportunity To Help Our Member-Owners
    Ethanol Use - A Great Opportunity To Help Our Member-Owners
    Apr 19, 2019 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative's fleet of cars, pickups and SUV's drive a significant amount of miles throughout each year.
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 2
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 2
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    This is the second in a three-part series on using dicamba. In preparation for growing season 2019, farmers in the Agtegra service area are probably wondering what has not changed when it comes to the three main dicamba products...
    Rethinking Fertilizer Plans
    Rethinking Fertilizer Plans
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    There are the usual compressed springs, and then there is spring of 2019. A late fall meant a good share of nitrogen fertilizers did not get applied across the Agtegra countryside last year.
    Keep Planting On Schedule With Aerial Application
    Keep Planting On Schedule With Aerial Application
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    Spraying for weeds and applying fertilizer will be challenging this spring, as the weather is simply not cooperating with farmers and enabling them to get out in the field.
    FLY CONTROL IN FEEDLOTS
    FLY CONTROL IN FEEDLOTS
    Apr 05, 2019 | Agtegra
    Control flies in your Feedlot by using Agtegra Cooperative’s BioSwat Wasp Control Program. 
    AGTEGRA FACILITIES RECEIVE GEAPS SAFETY AWARDS
    AGTEGRA FACILITIES RECEIVE GEAPS SAFETY AWARDS
    Apr 01, 2019 | Agtegra
    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS), at its annual Expo in New Orleans, recognized 52 Agtegra Cooperative locations with GEAPS Safety Awards.
    AGTEGRA ANOUNCES THE HIRING OF SVP OF GRAIN MARKETING AND RAIL LOGISTICS 
    AGTEGRA ANOUNCES THE HIRING OF SVP OF GRAIN MARKETING AND RAIL LOGISTICS 
    Mar 20, 2019 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative is proud to announce the hiring of Jason Klootwyk as Senior Vice President of Grain Marketing and Rail Logistics.
    AGTEGRA-CALYXT IP SOYBEAN OFFERING
    AGTEGRA-CALYXT IP SOYBEAN OFFERING
    Mar 08, 2019 | Agtegra
    Looking to boost per acre revenue on your farm?
    CALYXT AND AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC COLLABORATION TO DISTRIBUTE CALYXT HIGH OLEIC SOYBEAN
    CALYXT AND AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC COLLABORATION TO DISTRIBUTE CALYXT HIGH OLEIC SOYBEAN
    Feb 19, 2019 | Agtegra
    Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. – February 19, 2019 – Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT) a consumer-centric, food and agriculture-focused Company, and Agtegra Cooperative (Agtegra) announced today that Agtegra will offer distribution, storage and transportation services for Calyxt High...
    READY FOR THE PRE-SEASON?
    READY FOR THE PRE-SEASON?
    Feb 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    Are you ready for the pre-season? No, not baseball. I was thinking more along the lines of calving season. For those who calve in the spring, it is getting down to crunch time to make your preparations.
    MANAGING RISK WITH VR TECHNOLOGY
    MANAGING RISK WITH VR TECHNOLOGY
    Feb 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    Are you getting the most out of every acre? Are you overspending on some acres? Data shows that if you aren’t variable rating your fertility, you probably aren’t maximizing the return on your fertilizer dollars.
    3 THINGS TO DISCUSS WITH YOUR AGRONOMIST
    3 THINGS TO DISCUSS WITH YOUR AGRONOMIST
    Feb 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    Despite the snow and colder temperatures, many farmers are thinking ahead to spring. Spring planning has begun in earnest, and it’s time to talk with your agronomist about some key topics, according to Ryan Brick, Sales Manager with Agtegra.
    GET READY TO USE DICAMBA IN 2019 
    GET READY TO USE DICAMBA IN 2019 
    Feb 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    Integrated weed management programs have used dicamba for many years. This auxin-class herbicide is highly effective at burndown of many of the most troublesome broadleaf weeds and has effectively been used for post-emergence weed control in grassy crops.
    USDA TO REOPEN FSA OFFICES FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES
    USDA TO REOPEN FSA OFFICES FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES
    Jan 22, 2019 | Agtegra
    USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Government Shutdown. USDA Office of Communications sent this bulletin at 01/22/2019 03:00 PM EST
    UPDATE FROM THE USDA
    UPDATE FROM THE USDA
    Jan 16, 2019 | Agtegra
    USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown. The USDA Office of Communications sent this bulletin at 01/16/2019 11:04 AM EST
    CHINESE TRADE DEAL IS GOOD NEWS  
    CHINESE TRADE DEAL IS GOOD NEWS  
    Jan 10, 2019 | Agtegra
    On December 1, 2018, President Trump met with Chinese President Xi in Buenos Aires to discuss the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries.
    FEED YOUR PLANTS TO A SUCCESSFUL HARVEST
    FEED YOUR PLANTS TO A SUCCESSFUL HARVEST
    Jan 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Crops are hungry plants! Getting corn and soybeans off to a rapid and healthy start in the growing season is a multiple step process.
    TREAT YOUR SOYBEANS THE RIGHT WAY FOR MAXIMUM ROI
    TREAT YOUR SOYBEANS THE RIGHT WAY FOR MAXIMUM ROI
    Jan 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Maximizing soybean profitability is all about getting the most out of every seed planted in the field. But there is so much more to maximizing soybean potential and growth, and it includes every phase of the crop season.
    11 IN 11 PATRONAGE UPDATE 
    11 IN 11 PATRONAGE UPDATE 
    Jan 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative paid cash patronage to its members totaling $11 million in the cooperative’s first 11 months of operations.
    PLANNING A HERBICIDE PROGRAM
    PLANNING A HERBICIDE PROGRAM
    Nov 29, 2018 | Agtegra
    The primary goal of a herbicide program is to select different chemistries to control the tough-to-kill weeds on the farm to increase ROI.
    CHINESE SOYBEAN TARIFFS
    CHINESE SOYBEAN TARIFFS
    Nov 29, 2018 | Agtegra
    China is the world’s biggest buyer of soybeans, and more than a third of its needs have been coming from the United States. But since China put a 25 percent tariff on soybean imports from the U.S., exports to China have dropped like a rock.
    MONITORING SOYBEAN STORAGE QUALITY
    MONITORING SOYBEAN STORAGE QUALITY
    Nov 29, 2018 | Agtegra
    Technology was bred into your soybeans, and precision helped plant them. Now that they’re in your bin, continue that high level of management with professional storage sampling.
    HYBRID/VARIETY SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
    HYBRID/VARIETY SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
    Nov 15, 2018 | Agtegra
    Let’s face it, there are a lot of options to choose from when it comes to purchasing seed for your farm.
    AGTEGRA ANNOUNCES DONATIONS TO ND AND SD AREA FOOD SHELVES AND PANTRIES
    AGTEGRA ANNOUNCES DONATIONS TO ND AND SD AREA FOOD SHELVES AND PANTRIES
    Nov 13, 2018 | Agtegra
    With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, which is a time of family festivities, but also often sheds light on local needs, Agtegra Cooperative has announced donations totaling $140,000 to North Dakota and South Dakota area food pantries throughout the Agtegra trade area.
    2019 GIFT CARDS FOR GALLONS
    2019 GIFT CARDS FOR GALLONS
    Nov 01, 2018 | Agtegra
    Earn a $50 Visa® gift card for every 125 gallons of qualifying Cenex® products.
    OPTIONS ABOUND FOR GRAIN MARKETING
    OPTIONS ABOUND FOR GRAIN MARKETING
    Oct 24, 2018 | Agtegra
    As you’re spending hours in the combine during harvest, you’re probably wondering, how will I market all of this grain? When is the best time to sell? What are my options?
    DEFINITE RETURNS ON PRECISION EFFICIENCIES
    DEFINITE RETURNS ON PRECISION EFFICIENCIES
    Oct 24, 2018 | Agtegra
    Every farmer wants to get the most out of their equipment, and technology is hurtling the agriculture industry forward at lightning speed. Using precision agriculture can make your operation more efficient and grow more bushels on fewer acres.
    POST-HARVEST PRIORITIES
    POST-HARVEST PRIORITIES
    Oct 24, 2018 | Agtegra
    With harvest well underway, it’s time to start planning what to accomplish after harvest to prepare for the 2019 crop season. There are two things that producers can do immediately after harvest to get ready for spring—applying a residual herbicide and fertilizer.
    THREE STEPS TO CROP SUCCESS
    THREE STEPS TO CROP SUCCESS
    Oct 24, 2018 | Agtegra
    There are three things farmers can do every year to put that year’s crop on the path to high performance—establishing a healthy stand early in the season, using treated seed and providing added crop nutrition.
    SET YOUR CROPS UP FOR SUCCESS
    SET YOUR CROPS UP FOR SUCCESS
    Oct 22, 2018 | Agtegra
    Set your crops up for success by planning ahead and spreading the workload between post-harvest and the spring.
    HAPPY NATIONAL FARMERS DAY!
    HAPPY NATIONAL FARMERS DAY!
    Oct 12, 2018 | Agtegra
    As we recognize National Farmer's Day today and National Co-op month, we celebrate our farmers, acknowledging the challenges they face and affirming our commitment to stand strong with them through thick and thin.
    SAFETY AWARDS GIVEN TO AGTEGRA LOCATIONS
    SAFETY AWARDS GIVEN TO AGTEGRA LOCATIONS
    Oct 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Eleven Agtegra Cooperative locations received Meritorious Achievement Awards from the South Dakota Safety Council at the annual South Dakota Safety and Health Conference held Wednesday in Sioux Falls.
    AGTEGRA ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO ND AND SD RURAL AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS
    AGTEGRA ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO ND AND SD RURAL AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS
    Oct 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    This week, in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week and National Fire Prevention Month, Agtegra Cooperative announced that it is committing $50,000 in grants to rural and volunteer fire departments that service communities throughout its trade area in the Dakotas.
    CENEX® PRODUCTS COME THROUGH FOR YOU
    CENEX® PRODUCTS COME THROUGH FOR YOU
    Oct 04, 2018 | Agtegra
    You can count on Cenex® products to keep your equipment running at peak performance, even under the toughest conditions.
    COOPERATIVES ARE LOOKING TO THE FUTURE THIS OCTOBER 
    COOPERATIVES ARE LOOKING TO THE FUTURE THIS OCTOBER 
    Oct 02, 2018 | Agtegra
    The theme of this year’s National Co-op Month, “Co-ops See the Future,” embodies what co-ops envision and work to achieve every day—a more sustainable and inclusive tomorrow.
    MIKE NICKOLAS TO RETIRE FROM AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE
    MIKE NICKOLAS TO RETIRE FROM AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE
    Oct 02, 2018 | Agtegra
    Mike Nickolas, Agtegra Cooperative Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Grain, has announced that he will retire from Agtegra at the end of January 2019.
    THE IMPORTANCE OF DOWNFORCE
    THE IMPORTANCE OF DOWNFORCE
    Sep 21, 2018 | Agtegra
    Thank you for attending a plot day throughout Agtegra territory. Many topics were covered including downforce as explained by Brad Ruden in this video. 
    AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE ANNOUNCES DONATIONS TO NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTH DAKOTA AREA 4-H AND FFA PROGRAMS
    AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE ANNOUNCES DONATIONS TO NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTH DAKOTA AREA 4-H AND FFA PROGRAMS
    Sep 19, 2018 | Agtegra
    As students return to school this fall, Agtegra Cooperative is committing nearly $94,000 to county 4-H and high school FFA chapters throughout its trade area in the Dakotas and to the South Dakota and North Dakota statewide FFA Foundation Star Partner programs.
    KNOW YOUR SOIL
    KNOW YOUR SOIL
    Sep 18, 2018 | Agtegra
    Small grains harvest is wrapping up, and soybean harvest is getting started - that means fall soil testing is well underway in many parts of Agtegra country. Soil testing can be very beneficial as plan for the 2019 growing season.

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Brown County Fair Kids Safety Party

August 15, 2019

Children of all ages are invited to attend this FREE event!

• Grain Bin Safety
• Electrical Safety
• ATV Safety
• Safety Gear
• Dress Up

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September 05, 2019

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September 5, 2019
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