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Choose CENEX Lubricants and Diesel Fuel for Your Agriculture Equipment

Oct 18, 2022

As harvest kicks into gear United Cooperative recommends choosing the right tractor hydraulic fluid. Tractor Hydraulic Fluid (THF) is a unique multifunctional lubricant used in complex systems and needs to be well-balanced with high performance base oils, as well as a carefully designed additive package. THF acts as hydraulic fluid, transmission fluid, and gear oil, and the importance of it is often overlooked. Running through so many crucial parts of expensive equipment, can one really afford to use just anything?

October is Coop Month

Oct 15, 2022

This year’s national theme is “Co-ops Build Economic Power.” In a year where the value of everyone’s retirement funds has plummeted and the national economy has declined into the recession zone, building economic power is a welcome theme.

Making Investments to Add Value to Your Farming Operation

Oct 12, 2022

In today’s environment, we are challenged with issues concerning our supply chain, available labor, trucking and distribution, quality control, and safe food supply to the consumer. It appears that most of these issues are not just temporary situations but new challenges facing our economy and world.

Credit Reminders

Oct 11, 2022

It Pays To Be a Member!
Our members enjoy patronage dividends, access to our financial products, as well as support from our experienced staff just by being a member of United Cooperative. Members understand that the success of

Farm Your Way With Elite Rx

Oct 06, 2022

With the high risk associated with farming during this period of high inputs, uncertain weather conditions, and fluctuating markets United Cooperative in conjunction with Winfield United is offering the Elite RX program to help ensure your inputs when certain yield levels are not met.

Events

Industry News

    Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions
    Nov 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data. The Value...
    3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions
    Nov 01, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging reliable, quality data. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are using the most relevant...
    The Latest Innovation in Soybean Seed Treatments
    Oct 20, 2022 | Answer Plot
    How much time and thought do you put into your seed treatment decisions? If you’re like many growers, probably not too much. Seed treatments are critical for starting your soybean season off successfully. If you have a healthy root system in June, you have the opportunity to...
    Get a Grip on Crop Protection
    Oct 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Choose adjuvants with research numbers that matter more than ever before. When choosing adjuvants, how do you know they’ll do the job? The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch? What about data? In 2023, we may be faced with continued supply...
    5 Key Considerations For 2023 Seed Selection
    Oct 10, 2022 | Answer Plot
    As you harvest this year’s crop, it’s time to start thinking about the next. Seed selection is one of the largest and most important decisions you make each season so it’s important to prioritize objective data and attributes over flashy marketing and slick sales pitches. Here...
    Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields
    Jun 28, 2022 | Answer Plot
    You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of the trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through...
    5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides
    Jun 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot ® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel per acre...
    6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans
    Jun 15, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Diseases may already be showing up in your corn and soybean fields, so it’s a good time to be scouting your fields for early signs of trouble. With plenty of the season still left, your crop will benefit from a proactive approach to disease management. Here are six tips to...
    Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Plant health is a lofty term that gets tossed around a lot in agronomic conversations. However, when you have a clear definition and actionable strategies, maximizing plant health becomes a very real and important way to help your crop reach closer to their genetic potential...
    Take Action Against Thrips in Cotton
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    During the hustle and bustle of planting season, it’s easy to overlook early-season pests that could cause season-long damage to your cotton crop. Thrips, in particular, require proactive management that starts at planting. Follow these actionable tips to protect your crop’s...
    4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control
    May 19, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Supply chain issues continue to disrupt the ag industry, making it imperative to use resources efficiently and effectively this season. In many cases, there may not be enough herbicide supply available to fix mistakes or problems that arise during spray applications. Adding...
    Prevent and Control Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
    May 09, 2022 | Answer Plot
    If you find your herbicides aren’t performing as well as they used to, you may be battling herbicide-resistant weeds. Once you have resistant weeds, it becomes much more challenging and costly to keep fields clean. With a diversified weed control program, you can level up your...