Agtegra Gives Back to 75 ND and SD Rural and Volunteer Fire Departments

Mar 22, 2023 | Agtegra
To promote health and safety in its local communities, Agtegra Cooperative has donated monetary resources to 75 rural and volunteer fire departments across its trade territory this year.

Celebrating 5 Years as One Cooperative

Feb 24, 2023 | Agtegra
Agtegra celebrated its fifth anniversary as one cooperative on February 1, 2023. Forming from the unification of two farmer-owned cooperatives, Agtegra has become one of the largest locally-owned cooperatives in the nation.

A Lifelong Career: Bob Fluke Retires after 45 Years

Feb 07, 2023 | Agtegra
Not many people can say they have stayed with one company for their entire career. But those people are not Bob Fluke.

Agtegra Cooperative Announces New COO Mike Rizor

Jan 24, 2023 | Agtegra
(Aberdeen, SD) January 24, 2023 – Agtegra Cooperative is pleased to announce and welcome Mike Rizor as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective February 6, 2023. 

MZB Analytics: Proving What Pays

Jan 16, 2023 | Agtegra
In a world of ever-changing technology, it can be hard to keep track of every platform available. While making changes to what already works on your operation may seem intimidating, in the end, most emerging technologies have one goal in mind: to improve your bottom line.

Truck Driver Spotlight: Chet Manthei

Jan 02, 2023 | Agtegra
Growing up on a ranch near Faith, South Dakota, Chet Manthei’s agricultural roots run deep. After 40 years in the construction business, he was excited to jump back into the industry he grew up in by joining Agtegra as a truck driver in 2015.

Truck Driver Spotlight: Jeff McLain

Dec 29, 2022 | Agtegra
Sitting behind the steering wheel of a truck is something Agtegra Truck Driver Jeff McLain has been doing since he was a teenager. The Redfield native vividly remembers the first solo truckload he took into town.

2022 Annual Meeting Recap

Dec 23, 2022 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative held its annual member meeting on Wednesday, December 14. Management and board leaders discussed the cooperative’s performance and the vision for future growth. Agtegra also announced the results of the 2022 director and delegate election.  

Mockler Named Rising Star by Agricultural Retailers Association

Dec 07, 2022 | Agtegra
Agtegra Seed & Technology Specialist Allison Mockler was recognized as a Rising Star at the 2022 Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo held on Nov. 28 - Dec. 1 in San Diego, California.

Safety at Agtegra: Understanding the HPE Campaign

Nov 28, 2022 | Agtegra
At Agtegra, safety is always a top priority. With an entire division dedicated to ensuring a safe workplace for both employees and our customers, our team is always brainstorming new strategies to address potential hazards before they become an immediate danger. 

Director Spotlight: Rick Osterday

Nov 17, 2022 | Agtegra
Rick Osterday, along with his wife Sandy and their two sons and daughters-in-law, Blane and Liz and Clay and Erin, are the fourth and fifth generations to operate their family farm near Java, South Dakota. They raise corn, soybeans, spring wheat and hay, as well as run a reg...

Agtegra Cooperative Announces Investment in EGT, LLC

Nov 07, 2022 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative is pleased to announce that it has finalized the acquisition of a minority interest in EGT, LLC, which operates an export grain terminal in the Pacific Northwest that is fed by four high-capacity elevators in Montana.  

Agtegra Cooperative Announces New Leadership Team Members    

Jul 25, 2022 | Agtegra
Agtegra Cooperative is pleased to announce promotions to its Senior Leadership Team.  Agtegra’s CEO Jason Klootwyk noted, “As we continue to invest in our core assets, we must also find ways to strategically grow the business and drive collaboration; with that in...

Agtegra Donates Recycled Park Benches to Communities

Jul 12, 2022 | Agtegra
As part of their annual feed tub recycling program, Agtegra Cooperative has donated recycled park benches to four of its communities this year: Bowdle, Strasburg, Warner and Willow Lake. For the past two years, Agtegra has offered discounts on new Purina® tubs for each tub...