GRAIN

Before you sell your corn or soybeans, consider all of your options.

Marketing strategies for every grower

United Cooperative has gone to great lengths to make sure our grain receiving facilities are in the right locations for the majority of our member-owners. We keep our handling and storage equipment clean and in good working order to minimize hiccups during the critical fall harvest season, and offer extended grain delivery hours and extra help to keep our local harvest rolling. 

For grain customers who use forward-pricing strategies, we can help you with your marketing plans and order placement, or execute orders and deliveries from your outside marketing firm. Our goal is to work with you in any capacity that makes the most sense for your operation. Click below for contracting options or to find a location near you.

Grain News

Market Minute

Market Minute | November 20, 2020
Market Minute | November 20, 2020

11/20/2020 8:04:35 PM

Closing comments for the week ended November 20th....

Market Minute | November 13, 2020

11/13/2020 10:06:53 PM

Closing grain market comments....

Market Minute | Novemeber 6, 2020

11/6/2020 10:21:08 PM

This week's Market Minute with Bryce Williams....

    4 Essential Lubricant Tips for Winterizing Farm Equipment
    Nov 20, 2020 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
    Harvest is tough. Once you've made it through some of the hardest weeks of the year, both you and your equipment deserve some R&R. But before your rigs take a long winter’s nap, it’s important to get them ready for sitting dormant in the cold. Even when...
    Safe Driving Practices Around Farm Equipment
    Oct 15, 2020 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
    Since 2011, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has recorded more than 1,300 crashes involving agricultural equipment that resulted in 678 injuries and 26 deaths.Three scenarios drivers and farmers should know how to handle are passing farm equipment, left-hand turns...
    Harvest Check List
    Oct 08, 2020 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
    Here is here. Are you ready? Have a successful harvest with these 6 steps from your UC Expert Agronomy team. 

Contract Options

All purchase contracts have only standard drying and shrink policies applied and no storage fees.
Grain ownership is transferred immediately upon delivery to United Cooperative.
All contracts will be confirmed in writing that must be signed and returned to United Cooperative.


Grain Offer Systems

United Cooperative is teaming up with AgriCharts' and their online grain management system. The Grain Offer System (GOS) allows farmers to create and manage online offers with United Cooperative. The system allows you to create and cancel your offers, sign up for text and/or email notifications for offer order changes. It even allows you to download and sort reports of your current offer activity and history.
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Fixed (Forward) Price Contract
Basis Contract
Futures (Hedge to Arrive) Contract
Minimum Price Contract
Average Price Contract
These descriptions are for your convenience only. Information provided is not all inclusive, binding, or guaranteed. Any fees, contract availability , and/or terms detailed may change at any time. Contact your local elevator for further details and marketing needs.

Delivery Options

Delivery Procedures

  • Have tarps rolled open before proceeding to the scale or probe.
  • Driver must know/inform scale operator of the account/name and application method to which the load should be applied. Prior to leaving, driver should review the ticket for accuracy and immediately have corrections made, if necessary.
  • Please notify United Cooperative prior to delivery if you wish to have payment held/deferred.


Grain Delivered will be applied to contracts first. Grain balances above contract amounts have the following choices for application:

Cash/Spot: The bushels designated will be sold at the current market price (Subject to change during CBOT trading hours). Contact a buyer if you wish to have your grain spotted upon delivery.

7-Day Hold: Delivered grain is held for 7 days without storage charges, after which charges will begin to accrue. Grain that is not contracted, sold, or instructed to be placed in grain bank during this period will be placed in storage.

Storage (Open Storage): Grain designated for storage will be assessed the applicable storage fees, including minimums and may have additional drying & shrink.

Grain Bank: Grain designated for grain bank is for feed purposes with applicable storage fees and may have additional drying & shrink.

Grain Locations

Grain Team

Getting Started

The first step in selling grain at United Cooperative is filling out a brief membership or credit application.

Our Grain ACH Form allows you to receive automatic deposits of grain settlements. The direct deposit is typically seen within 24-48 hours of payment. To set up automatic deposits, download and complete the Grain ACH Form.