River Valley Cooperative News

Friday in the Field - June 2

Jun 02, 2023 | River Valley
With the 2023 growing season now underway, Dylan Meyer, Account Manager at the Lost Nation location, scouted fields to prepare for post-emergence herbicide spraying. While out in the field, Dylan found very little evidence of weed pressure. With these dry conditions, it's ...

Friday in the Field - May 26

May 26, 2023 | River Valley
Friday in the Field | May 26, 2023 Now that most farmers have their seed in the ground and parked their planter for the year, Trevor Conrad, Agronomy Account Manager, scouted several local fields to check for any disease or insect pressure.  

Decision Ag Offers a Powerful Suite of Planning Tools

Apr 12, 2023 | River Valley
Your Fields are Talking, It’s Time to Listen Matt VanSloten, Decision Ag Specialist Knowing what to do and when to do it in your farming operation is challenging. It becomes even harder to manage when it is your crop. I say this because many variables and influence...

Enhance Your Crop with BioPath 

Mar 29, 2023 | River Valley
Improve nutrient utilization and conditions for root growth.  River Valley Cooperative is excited to introduce BioPath, a new product offering in the nutrient enhancement category, this year. BioPath is a microbial inoculant containing bio actives of Plant Growth Promotin...

Exploring the Energy Market

Mar 27, 2023 | River Valley
The energy market is continuing its volatility as we enter 2023. There are no longer days when energy markets would be somewhat predictable with moderate changes. It is not uncommon to see over ten cent changes daily in diesel fuels.

Winter Diesel Fuel Blending Notification

Oct 14, 2022 | River Valley
With cold weather fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your winter diesel fuel needs. At River Valley Cooperative, we believe incorporating Cold Flow Improver (CFI) and #1 diesel into your fuel when ambient air temperatures approach 40° F is appropriate t...

10 Farm Safety Tips

Sep 21, 2022 | River Valley
Fall is here! The days are getting a little colder, and farmers are preparing for another harvest season. Here at River Valley Cooperative, safety is our top priority. Below are ten farm safety tips we encourage everyone to implement this fall. 

Enroll by June 30 to Get Paid for Your Carbon

Jun 30, 2022 | River Valley
Farmers enrolled in the Truterra carbon program can earn up to $25 per ton for new carbon stored.

Financing the Field - RVC Finance Programs

Jun 22, 2022 | River Valley
River Valley Cooperative is excited to roll out 2023 financing programs. Several programs are offered, allowing customers to finance seed, fertilizer, fuel, and much more. The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) is a financing tool used by River Valley Cooperative to help ensur...

Beat the Horn Fly Buzz

Jun 17, 2022 | River Valley
Plan ahead with your River Valley Cooperative Livestock Specialist to keep bothersome horn fly populations under control all season long. Follow the following four steps to beat the horn fly buzz.