Ready, Set, Grow

There are few clear-cut decisions when you’re a crop farmer. That’s why there’s nothing like having trusted partners you can count on, like Mid-Iowa’s agronomists and seed specialists.

Our agronomy team takes pride in developing long-lasting, impactful, sustainable relationships with local growers who work the most productive soil on earth. We evaluate the latest products, technology, services and seed genetics to bring the right solutions to you in today’s fast-paced agronomy world.


Count on us to provide honest, reliable recommendations that can boost your profit potential. By understanding that success is more closely tied to our relationships than tons, gallons or acres, Mid Iowa Cooperative is able to provide honest recommendations that will make our producers stronger and more profitable.

Industry Partners

Partnered Seed Brands

Custom Services

  • Anhydrous application

  • Seed treatment

  • Farm delivery of seed and crop protection products

  • Application of dry and liquid fertilizer

  • Post-emerge crop protection products applied with self-propelled row-crop sprayers

  • Deep banding, Sidedressing wiht dry fertilizer

  • Farm delivery of seed and crop protection products

  • NH3 Toolbar, side-dress, and dry buggy rental

  • Aerial application contracting of chemical, fertilizer and seed

Precision Agriculture

Mid-Iowa Cooperative strives to be on the forefront of the latest technology offerings in the industry. We partner with companies like WinField United and the Climate Coorperation to bring you in-season insights that will push your farm to the next level. We offer:

  • Custom variable-rate application of anhydrous ammonia, lime and dry fertilizer

  • Technological expertise, including the precision ag R7® Tool by WinField and data-driven tools from the Climate Corporation

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Agronomy News

    Tackle Data Entry Like a Pro
    Tackle Data Entry Like a Pro
    Nov 17, 2017 | Answer Tech
    Entering data can be overwhelming even for the most tech-savvy farmer. If you’re a relatively new ag technology user, how can you stay ahead of the game? Keeping accurate, clean data records is critical to making sound decisions throughout the season. Here are some tips...
    Optimizing Cotton Production
    Optimizing Cotton Production
    Nov 17, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Agronomist and guest host Sara Smelser is back on a new episode of The Deal With Yield. Kyle and Sara discuss nutrient management and best in-season practices, plus Sara gives a history lesson on cotton production.
    Tackle Field Variability in Soybeans
    Tackle Field Variability in Soybeans
    Nov 16, 2017 | Answer Plot
    As you search for ways to raise the bar in your operation’s soybean production, managing field variabilities can be a good starting point. However, working across rolling hills and valleys, in unusually wet or consistently dry conditions, on rich loam or sandy soils...
    Key Considerations When Choosing Cotton Seed
    Key Considerations When Choosing Cotton Seed
    Nov 10, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Host Kyle talks cotton on this episode of The Deal With Yield® with guest Sara Smelser, regional agronomist for WinField United. The two discuss why seed selection is a key factor in optimal production, and Kyle learns a thing or two about money.
    New Functionality Guides Soybean Seed Decisions
    New Functionality Guides Soybean Seed Decisions
    Nov 06, 2017 | Answer Plot
    At this point in the season you’re likely thinking ahead to next year’s seed decisions. If you are a soybean farmer, how do you know which varieties will perform best in various soil types and yield environments? Since the characteristics of each field are...
    Manage Weeds With the Right Soybean Seed
    Manage Weeds With the Right Soybean Seed
    Nov 03, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Hosts Joel and Kyle discuss the importance of selecting the right soybean variety to manage weed pressures next year on the latest episode of The Deal With Yield. Listen for their review of new soybean technologies, how herbicide mode of action plays a role in variety...

Agronomy Staff