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Announcements

River Country Cooperative’s Annual Meeting

Mar 22 •

You are cordially invited to attend River Country Cooperative Annual Meeting. We will be reviewing business highlights of your cooperative. When: April 3rd, 2017 Where: Little Log House 21889 Michael Ave., Hastings, MN 55033 Time: Registration begins at 6:30pm Meeting begins at 7:00 Dinner to follow We hope to see you there!

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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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Agronomy

Seed Pickup Days March 27-30, 2017

Mar 16 •

Spring is almost here, which means it is time to pick up your seed! You are invited to come pick up your seed March 27- 30, 2017 from 8:30 to 4:00 at the Randolph location. Lunch will be served from 11:30-1:00 daily. If you have already picked up your seed or had it delivered, you are […]

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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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Energy

Residential Propane Applications: Clothes Dryers

Jan 3 •

SOURCE: Propane Education & Research Council Equipped with powerful innovations like moisture sensors, pilotless ignition, and timed drying cycles, propane clothes dryers are a smart investment for cost-conscious homeowners. Propane clothes dryers offer homeowners an efficient, convenient, and quick laundry solution. Compared with electric dryers, a propane clothes dryer will dry clothes faster and more efficiently. […]

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Feed

Just How Will Veterinary Feed Directive Work?

Nov 30 •

Livestock producers and veterinarians recently gained a bit more insight into the changes they’ll be facing in the way antibiotics are used in food animals when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released their final rule June 2015 regarding how the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will be used. “This provides livestock producers with more details […]

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