News & Commentaries


Regional Crop Update 5/13

May 13, 2024 | River Valley
Cedar/Scott County, Iowa Eastern Iowa has been able to get the majority of the crop in the ground in between rain showers. Planting progress is sitting roughly 90% on corn and 60%-70% on soybeans. Early planted corn emerged in 7-10 days thanks to warm temps and ample moisture. O...

Regional Crop Update 4/29

Apr 29, 2024 | River Valley
Cedar/Scott County, Iowa Eastern Iowa had busy week of planting and herbicide application last week. Estimating about 40% of corn and 20% of soybeans were planted in the last seven days. Over the weekend the area received anywhere from 1-1.5” of rain which should help ac...

Regional Crop Update 4/15

Apr 15, 2024 | River Valley
4/15/2024 Cedar/Scott County, Iowa Temperatures have come back to the mean after March, which was ahead of schedule. We haven't had a day in April that has been more than 10⁰F above normal. We have received some much-needed moisture in the last couple of weeks. Soil tem...

Regional Crop Update

Apr 03, 2024 | River Valley
4/1/24 Regional Crop Update Sperry, Iowa      The last few weeks have been cold and wet in southeast Iowa with a considerable amount of rain and temperatures dipping below freezing most nights. The cold has pushed back on any thoughts of an early spring, but i...


MarketEdge AM Comments

Mar 05, 2024 | River Valley
Corn and soybean futures were lower overnight.


River Valley Cooperative’s RVC Insights magazine is published biannually for member-owners and customers. The 2022 Spring Edition features stories on the Energy Department’s proposed expansion to purchase Eastern Iowa Propane, planning for spring inputs, grain marketing, and a story on our online Customer Portal that is available to River Valley Cooperative customers.