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Energy

Propane Rebate Program

Apr 19 •

Are you thinking about getting new appliances? Are you thinking about switching to all propane appliances? The Minnesota Propane Association (MPA) offers a rebate program for customers wh0 switch from electric (or other fuel) to propane appliance as well as replacing an old water heater with a new one. Eligible installations are appliances purchased and installed within […]

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Agronomy

Have a Safe Spring Season

Apr 12 •

River Country Cooperatives number one priority is safety for ourselves and our customers. As we are starting the 2017 season we want to remind everyone to be courteous of the people driving tractors and trucks hauling equipment. Be aware of caution triangles and flashing lights. Take your time and be safe!!

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News

Alfalfa Warning- Montgomery/New Prague Area

Apr 7 •

During the course of the winter, dairy farmers in the Montgomery/New Prague area pondered how well their alfalfa was going to survive the winter; the results are in! As we have walked fields within the last few weeks, we are seeing big differences from field to field. As expected, new seeding survived exceptionally well. Older stands […]

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Agronomy, Announcements

Seed Delivery

Mar 29 •

Thank you to everyone who stopped out at Randolph to pick up their seed last week! If you haven’t gotten your seed yet and would like it delivered, please call Joel: 507-381-1904 or Joe: 612-685-3096 to get on the route.

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Agronomy

Internship Opportunity

Mar 17 •

River Country Cooperative is offering paid internships to students seeking a bachelor’s degree in agriculture. Over the course of the summer, you will be gaining knowledge with precision agriculture programs through such as variable rate fertilizer, soil sampling, and nitrogen programs. You will also learn about our products through daily observations. Qualifications: Current full time student seeking […]

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C-Stores

C-Store Hiring

Mar 14 •

Are you or someone you know looking for a company to call your work-home? Our East Bethel C-Store is looking to hire several people to join the River Country Cooperative team. This C-Store in particular is hoping to open up as a 24 hour store by May 1st, 2017 so help is needed! There are multiple positions looking […]

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Announcements

Community Scholarship Opportunity

Mar 9 •

  Do you know someone graduating high school  from either Dakota or Rice county pursuing in an agricultural related field next year in college?  The Dakota/Rice county corn and soybean growers will again be sponsoring two AFA scholarships.  The deadline for applying is March 17th, 2017.   Click the link for more details: http://www.agfuture.org/s/1342/rd16/index.aspx?sid=1342&gid=1&pgid=329

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Feed

Feed That Works Harder

Feb 16 •

Could your dairy operation benefit from lower feed costs, increased milk production and improved rumen health for your cows? If the answer is yes, then you’ll be as excited as we are by the new feed product now available from River Country Cooperative. We are seeing excellent results feeding an extruded corn/soy product we are able […]

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Agronomy

Importance of Pre- Herbicides

Feb 6 •

Source: Bayer Chemical Company With the number of herbicide resistant weeds growing in the United States, and slowly creeping up to our neck of the woods; scientists believe that the best option we have is using a no tolerance rule, or using pre-herbicides with residuals and multiple modes of action.  This will give the fields […]

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C-Stores

River Country Cooperative: Success Story

Feb 1 •

Source: Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation SuperAmerica in New Prague (River Country Cooperative) was first connected to Minnesota Waste Wise after realizing that recycling receptacles were lacking at many gas stations in the area; after successfully implementing at one of their larger stores, Olaf Johnson, Director of C-Stores, decided that it would be possible to start […]

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