Jeff Lakner Family

Director Spotlight: Jeff Lakner

Sep 08, 2023 | Agtegra
Jeff Lakner, with his wife Myrna and son Drew, operate Lakner Farms LLC, a diversified grain and livestock farm north of Wessington, South Dakota. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness from South Dakota State University and has four adult children.
Joe Airheart shows a student how to use planter technology

Agriculture Industry and Education Partnership Yields Results

Aug 29, 2023 | Agtegra
Huron Innovation Center places emphasis on agricultural education through Mitchell Tech partnership  

Internship Kickoff Event Excites Interns for Their Journey with Agtegra Cooperative

Jun 21, 2023 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative hosted its annual internship kickoff event on Thursday, May 18, at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The event marked the start of an educational and informative summer for 41 talented interns, representing 12 institutions across South Dakota,...

A Glimpse into Agtegra Energy: A Q & A with Milt Handcock, SVP of Energy & Feed

Jun 15, 2023 | Agtegra
Read more to learn about what Milt Handcock, Agtegra SVP of Energy and Feed, thinks about the energy division's accomplishments, what the sales team is doing to increase efficiency in serving customers, how Agtegra combats supply chain shortages and what his outlook for the 2...

South Dakota Agri-Business Association Applicator of the Year: Kobus Langenhoven

Jun 07, 2023 | Agtegra
Every year, the South Dakota Agri-Business Association awards an Applicator of the Year to a South Dakota applicator who goes above and beyond to care for crops, customers and their community. Agtegra applicator Kobus Langenhoven was recognized as the 2023 award recipient.

Director Spotlight: Steve Halverson

May 31, 2023 | Agtegra
Steve Halverson is a fourth-generation farmer/rancher and operates a diversified farm consisting of winter and spring wheat, milo, corn and soybeans in Lyman County. He also runs a cow/calf operation and retains ownership of the calves. Additionally, since 1985, he has operated H...

2023 Scholarship Recipients Announced

May 25, 2023 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative has awarded scholarships to 10 high school seniors and two college students for the 2023-2024 school year. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the advancement of the agricultural industry and the cooperative system through education while prom...

Agtegra Announces SVP of Energy & Feed

May 23, 2023 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative has announced the promotion of Milt Handcock to its senior leadership team as the Senior Vice President of Energy and Feed.

Aberdeen Native Katherine Grismer Signs with Build Dakota, Agtegra

May 16, 2023 | Agtegra
Aberdeen Central High School student Katherine Grismer has accepted a Build Dakota scholarship provided in part by Agtegra Cooperative. Grismer has enrolled in the agronomy program at Mitchell Tech and will start classes on campus this fall.

Expanding Agtegra's Footprint

May 10, 2023 | Agtegra
Located just a few miles off I-29, Agtegra’s Colman location has become the eastern-most location in Agtegra territory. Formerly known as Landis Ag, the location joined Agtegra in September 2022. The location, managed by Jason Landis, is one that has been in the Landis...
Red and White Bull

Bull Nutrition: Feed Your Investment Right

May 01, 2023 | Agtegra
Tagging new calves. Moving pairs. Scraping pens. It can be easy to put your herd bulls on the back burner during spring calving season.

Agtegra Facilitates Propane and Petroleum Training for Aberdeen Rural Fire Department

Apr 27, 2023 | Agtegra
Agtegra hosted a propane and petroleum training for the Aberdeen Rural Fire Department on April 18 at the Aberdeen Propane bulk plant. Agtegra employees, in conjunction with Brick Propane, provided the 15 firefighters in attendance with an overview of fuel and propane transport v...

Build Dakota Scholar Brody Miiller Signs with Agtegra

Apr 25, 2023 | Agtegra
Brody Miiller, a senior at Woonsocket High School, has accepted a Build Dakota scholarship sponsored in part by Agtegra Cooperative. Miiller plans to study agriculture with a precision technology option at Lake Area Tech next fall and has joined the Agtegra team as a precision ag...

Agtegra Cooperative Donates to North Dakota and South Dakota 4-H and FFA Programs

Apr 21, 2023 | Agtegra
As part of the company’s agricultural education impact strategy, Agtegra Cooperative has announced donations to 66 4-H and FFA programs in North Dakota and South Dakota this year.