News

Agtegra News

    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.
    AGTEGRA’S INNOVATION FIELDFEST OFFERS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
    AGTEGRA’S INNOVATION FIELDFEST OFFERS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
    Sep 18, 2018 | Agtegra
    Agtegra growers learned about agronomic concepts and featured precision technology from the cooperative at the 2018 Innovation FieldFest on September 6 near the Bath terminal.
    KNOW WHAT YOU’RE FEEDING
    KNOW WHAT YOU’RE FEEDING
    Sep 18, 2018 | Agtegra
    The hay is put up, your silage has been chopped and stored, and now you’re ready to feed your livestock through the winter. But at what combination should you be feeding to meet your livestock’s nutritional needs?
    ERGOT WIDESPREAD ACROSS AGTEGRA TERRITORY
    ERGOT WIDESPREAD ACROSS AGTEGRA TERRITORY
    Sep 18, 2018 | Agtegra
    Wheat harvest is nearly complete in the Agtegra territory, and it seems that farmers are seeing more ergot than in previous years. While finding ergot in a load of harvested wheat can be problematic, there are solutions that can remedy the issue.
    DATA, MANAGEMENT ZONES GIVE BIGGER PICTURE
    DATA, MANAGEMENT ZONES GIVE BIGGER PICTURE
    Sep 13, 2018 | Agtegra
    How can a map save an ag producer money? By using data to minimize waste and invest in the right areas.
    AGTEGRA APP ALLOWS MEMBERS EASY ACCESS TO THEIR DATA
    AGTEGRA APP ALLOWS MEMBERS EASY ACCESS TO THEIR DATA
    Aug 09, 2018 | Agtegra
    Agtegra customers can now have real-time updates on their Agtegra information and account through the new Agtegra app, which launched in July.
    ARTIST USING FAULKTON GRAIN ELEVATOR AS CANVAS
    ARTIST USING FAULKTON GRAIN ELEVATOR AS CANVAS
    Aug 06, 2018 | Agtegra
    An internationally-known Australian artist, Guido van Helten, is using Agtegra's Faulkton grain elevator as his canvas this summer to paint a giant mural which will take several weeks to complete. 
    AGTEGRA CONDUCTS SAFETY DEMONSTRATIONS
    AGTEGRA CONDUCTS SAFETY DEMONSTRATIONS
    Jul 27, 2018 | Agtegra
    The Safety Team from Agtegra Cooperative conducted demonstrations of safety skills and procedures at the annual conference of the Association of Grain Regulatory Officials (AGRO) held July 22-25 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    AGTEGRA'S COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT
    AGTEGRA'S COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT
    Jul 19, 2018 | Agtegra
    Partnering with the National Guard and BNSF is a great example of Agtegra’s commitment to community support.
    AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
    AGTEGRA COOPERATIVE NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
    Jul 13, 2018 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative (“Agtegra”) has identified unclaimed money and property. It is Agtegras’ goal to return this money or property to the rightful owner.
    FARMLAND MEMBERS VOTE TO MERGE WITH AGTEGRA
    FARMLAND MEMBERS VOTE TO MERGE WITH AGTEGRA
    Jul 12, 2018 | Agtegra
    The members of Farmland Co-op Inc. earlier this afternoon voted to merge with Agtegra Cooperative.
    REMOVING ABANDONED WOOD HOUSE ELEVATORS
    REMOVING ABANDONED WOOD HOUSE ELEVATORS
    Jun 29, 2018 | Agtegra
    We’ve shared with you previously our intent to modernize our facilities and use technology to achieve efficiencies in how we serve our customers.
    BOWDLE INNOVATION CENTER
    BOWDLE INNOVATION CENTER
    Jun 22, 2018 | Agtegra
    The Agtegra Cooperative Innovation Center, has added a third location at Agtegra Agronomy Bowdle on Highway 12 west of Bowdle to serve producers in the western portion of Agtegra’s trade area.
    MITCHELL AERIAL APPLICATION SERVICE
    MITCHELL AERIAL APPLICATION SERVICE
    Jun 22, 2018 | Agtegra
    Agtegra Cooperative has finalized arrangements to provide aerial application services out of the Mitchell Airport.
    R7 FIELD MONITORING TOOL
    R7 FIELD MONITORING TOOL
    Jun 21, 2018 | Agtegra
    We all know the weather drives many decisions on your farm and crop health can change without notice.
    FARMLAND CO-OP MEMBERS WILL VOTE
    FARMLAND CO-OP MEMBERS WILL VOTE
    Jun 08, 2018 | Agtegra
    We notified you in April that the Board of Directors of Farmland Co-op Inc. had reached out to us with an interest in merging with Agtegra Cooperative.
    Wind Storm Damage - All Is Not Lost
    Wind Storm Damage - All Is Not Lost
    Jun 05, 2018 | Agtegra
    A portion of the Agtegra trade territory was hit with bad storms recently, resulting in crop damage, especially in the central area.
    Agtegra Demonstrates ATV Safety
    Agtegra Demonstrates ATV Safety
    May 23, 2018 | Agtegra
    Recently Agtegra Safety team demonstrated ATV safety at the Aberdeen YMCA’s Touch A Truck event.
    Agtegra Moves Ahead After Merger
    Agtegra Moves Ahead After Merger
    May 21, 2018 | Agtegra
    ABERDEEN — So far, it's been a smooth start for Agtegra Cooperative. The newly formed cooperative created by merging the former South Dakota Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator co-ops has been up and running for three months. And aside from the rebranding behind...
    Agtegra Announces Future Agriculturalist Scholarship Recipients
    Agtegra Announces Future Agriculturalist Scholarship Recipients
    May 10, 2018 | Agtegra
    Four high school seniors from the Agtegra Cooperative trade area of North Dakota and South Dakota have been named recipients of the Agtegra Future Agriculturalist Scholarship, given to high school seniors pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in an ag-related field.
    Ceres Aerial High Resolution Imagery
    Ceres Aerial High Resolution Imagery
    Apr 30, 2018 | Agtegra
    Because Ceres images can detect disease and provide early warning of its presence, fungicide can be saved and used when it’s needed and most effective.

Events

Climate Training and Dicamba Certification

February 22, 2019

Agtegra Climate Fieldview/MZB Management Training and Dicamba Certification will be held at various locations throughout Agtegra territory. If you are interested in attending, you must register independently for each meeting here or contact your Agtegra Agronomist.

2019 Grain Marketing Meeting - February 25

February 25, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Grain Marketing Meetings. For more information, click here.

2019 Grain Marketing Meetings - February 26

February 26, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Grain Marketing Meetings. We look forward to bringing you a fresh outlook on market drivers, grain marketing programs and flexible contracts to fit your individual operation. Come visit with our top-notch grain marketing professionals! For locations & times, click here.

 

Industry News