This year River Country Cooperative has recruited six interns to share our experiences and give opportunities to gain knowledge in hands-on, real life situations. Here is a little about each of our interns: Peter Haggerty grew up in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. He attends the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where he is majoring in Agricultural Communications […]
Producers may wonder how cold soil temperatures can affect newly planted corn and soybean seeds. Ultimately, neither corn nor soybeans should be damaged from imbibitional chilling if soil temperatures do not dip into the low 40s within 48 hours of planting. The following (from UNL Extension) provides additional information to consider: IMBIBITIONAL CHILLING INJURY IN […]
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 […]
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!!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]