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The Fungicide Journey

Jul 07, 2021

   Can you believe we have been discussing fungicide applications for over 10 years? Products have advanced greatly since BASF introduced us to Headline. I still remember one of the first fungicide trials I conducted on DKC61-69, and how amazed we were when we saw the yield gain. 

Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Jun 08, 2021

Every year, the 2,800 farm business owners of River Valley Cooperative are asked to vote upon representation in our boardroom. Nine of our member-owners serve on your River Valley Cooperative board representing the rest of the owners.

Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

Apr 22, 2021

“River Valley Cooperative is a proud partner in this endeavor to bring new conservation resources to the farm. Our agronomists have continuously delivered positive results to our farmers, and we look forward to adding additional value with the TruCarbon offerings," said Craig Patty, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. 

Nutrient Tips for Top Yields

Mar 16, 2021

Agronomy customers often want to know what other growers are doing, how they can grow more bushels and ways they incorporate new practices to raise the bar on their own farm.

Now Offering TruCarbon™ Program to Help Local Farmers Earn from Stewardship Practices

Feb 10, 2021

River Valley Cooperative is now offering growers in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois access to TruCarbon™, a transformational new carbon program that will help farmers generate and sell carbon credits. As the first and only farmer-driven carbon opportunity, TruCarbon focuses on maximizing farmer value of stewardship practices while maintaining an on-farm profitability focus.TruCarbon Program FAQ

Fuel Plants With Micronutrients

Jan 15, 2021

Don’t have the perfect soil? You still need a plan. Do you have acres with suboptimal yield potential due to less-than-ideal soil pH levels or poor drainage? Maybe you have rented ground that you don’t want to invest in heavily. If so, a customized nutrient plan lets you know what those acres are doing, helps you manage those acres appropriately and may even allow you to spend less on nutrients in the process.

President Pardons Walcott, IA Turkeys

Nov 24, 2020

As chairman of the National Turkey Federation, Ron Kardel has the responsibility of supplying the turkeys for this year’s pardon. Two lucky tom turkeys raised under the care and supervision of Ron and his wife, Susie, on their Walcott, Iowa, farm will be pardoned by the President.

New Mobile Grain App Launches

Sep 25, 2020

River Valley Cooperative, a cooperative consisting of locations in Iowa and Illinois, has released its updated RV Coop Grain app. 

Cattle Mineral Tips for Fall

Sep 16, 2020

Our Livestock Specialists are here to guide you as you consider mineral programs for your cattle. They are now booking tubs and loose mineral. Take advantage of the fall special! Now through October 23rd, save on Purina mineral products.

Naig: Farmers, Suppliers Should Anticipate Increased Propane Demands This Fall

Sep 04, 2020

Start evaluating grain drying, home and livestock heating needs and supply plans now.

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