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Both the brown marmorated stink bug and the kudzu bug made an appearance in Virginia fields this year, but not at the same high levels as in previous years which is good news, according to Virginia Tech Entomologist Ames Herbert.
Congratulations to 2013 summer intern Jordan Neighbor (Ryan location) on receiving a $1,000 2014 Iowa Cooperative Foundation scholarship.
The latest USDA Hogs and Pigs report suggests that pork producers will be able to get more pork to consumers.
A new tool is available to beef producers when pricing beef carcasses for consumers.
Come out and tour the new hoop-style grain storage facility at our DeWitt location at an open house slated for this Saturday, October 4th, from 11am-1pm.
Agriculture’s Future is in Good Hands - A One-of-a-Kind Facility, the Muscatine Ag Learning Center is Making Sure of That!
Make an educated decision when choosing which hybrids to plant next year.


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Congratulations to 2013 summer intern Jordan Neighbor (Ryan location) on receiving a $1,000 2014 Iowa Cooperative Foundation scholarship.
Come out and tour the new hoop-style grain storage facility at our DeWitt location at an open house slated for this Saturday, October 4th, from 11am-1pm.
Agriculture’s Future is in Good Hands - A One-of-a-Kind Facility, the Muscatine Ag Learning Center is Making Sure of That!
Make an educated decision when choosing which hybrids to plant next year.
River Valley Cooperative recently announced that it has completed another successful year
Cow herd nutrition was discussed at River Valley’s recent Bale Pouring Demonstration at the DeWitt, IA location.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a set of regulatory definitions and provisions and a list of 49 low-risk biofuel plants from which growers can choose.
Corn prices are less than half of the price at this time in 2013.


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Feed News
Congratulations to 2013 summer intern Jordan Neighbor (Ryan location) on receiving a $1,000 2014 Iowa Cooperative Foundation scholarship.
Come out and tour the new hoop-style grain storage facility at our DeWitt location at an open house slated for this Saturday, October 4th, from 11am-1pm.
Agriculture’s Future is in Good Hands - A One-of-a-Kind Facility, the Muscatine Ag Learning Center is Making Sure of That!
There have been reports of corn having some mold and along with some stalk rot in certain areas of the state due to the cool and wetter growing conditions this past year.
Make an educated decision when choosing which hybrids to plant next year.
River Valley Cooperative recently announced that it has completed another successful year
Grazing cows on corn stalks is a long-standing, common practice to reduce feed costs.
Cow herd nutrition was discussed at River Valley’s recent Bale Pouring Demonstration at the DeWitt, IA location.


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Grain News
Congratulations to 2013 summer intern Jordan Neighbor (Ryan location) on receiving a $1,000 2014 Iowa Cooperative Foundation scholarship.
Come out and tour the new hoop-style grain storage facility at our DeWitt location at an open house slated for this Saturday, October 4th, from 11am-1pm.
Agriculture’s Future is in Good Hands - A One-of-a-Kind Facility, the Muscatine Ag Learning Center is Making Sure of That!
Make an educated decision when choosing which hybrids to plant next year.
River Valley Cooperative recently announced that it has completed another successful year
The corn and soybean markets appear to be expecting the USDA’s already very large U.S. production forecasts to be increased in the October 10 Crop Production report.
Cow herd nutrition was discussed at River Valley’s recent Bale Pouring Demonstration at the DeWitt, IA location.
The USDA’s Crop Production report, to be released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service on Oct. 10, may contain revised estimates of planted and harvested acreage of corn and soybeans.


Grain Notes
Grain Notes: 10/1/2014
Good Morning. Grain and oilseed futures continued their lower trend overnight. December corn finished the session off a penny, settling at 3.1975. November beans were off 3 ¾ cents, settling at 9.0950.


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