Agronomy

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

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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

    Nurture Success. Not Weeds.
    Nurture Success. Not Weeds.
    Aug 16, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Now’s the time to make your soybean trait and herbicide system choices for 2019. Getting a head start on these weed-control decisions will help improve your chances of getting the products you want. Here are some factors to keep in mind when considering your 2019 weed...
    Farmer Stories: Solid Relationships Build Solid Businesses
    Farmer Stories: Solid Relationships Build Solid Businesses
    Aug 09, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Over the past 20 years we’ve had the pleasure of interacting with farmers, retailers and agriculture enthusiasts at local Answer Plot® events. We know that strong relationships are an important component of every farm business, so we’re always excited when...
    Drones Navigate the Wild Blue Yonder
    Drones Navigate the Wild Blue Yonder
    Aug 07, 2018 | Answer Tech
    American Robotics, a drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, is supplying the drones for a trial taking place now through August 10 that will demonstrate how drones can be used practically on the farm. The company is partnering with Mid Kansas Cooperative (MKC...
    The Economics of Delaying Alfalfa Harvest
    The Economics of Delaying Alfalfa Harvest
    Aug 06, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Alfalfa producers know that typically the first cut of the season is the highest-yielding and the last cut is the lowest. But by how much? We used the mapping capabilities in the R7® Tool along
    4 Ways to Leverage Tissue Sampling Insights in the Off-Season
    4 Ways to Leverage Tissue Sampling Insights in the Off-Season
    Jul 27, 2018 | Answer Plot
    The majority of farmers who choose to take tissue samples are looking for in-season insights to help them fine-tune their fertilization programs. But tissue nutrient analysis can also tell you a lot a
    Drones in Flight at Mid Kansas Cooperative
    Drones in Flight at Mid Kansas Cooperative
    Jul 26, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Think that drones only belong in sci-fi movies? Think again. Drones, even autonomous ones, are not fantasy. In fact, they’re currently being developed for everyday use on farms just like yours, with the goal of saving you time and providing other tangible benefits...

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