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

    Season 15, Episode 3: A Clinical Approach to Management Practices
    Season 15, Episode 3: A Clinical Approach to Management Practices
    Dec 14, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Nitrogen Management: 3 Key Takeaways From the 2018 Season
    Nitrogen Management: 3 Key Takeaways From the 2018 Season
    Dec 13, 2018 | Answer Tech
    If I had to summarize the 2018 growing season in the Midwest, one word comes to mind: wet. In my area, we saw almost 60 inches of rain from planting to harvest, which is double the average that we’d normally get in Iowa. As you can imagine, keeping nitrogen in the root...
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Dec 12, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Ag companies are investing in innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here...
    A Winning Option for Spring Wheat
    A Winning Option for Spring Wheat
    Dec 11, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Reliability and stability are key ingredients for wheat seed, particularly if it is grown on variable soils. And having two varieties in one bag — pairing one that has a particular strength with another that has a completely different but complementary one — can...
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    Dec 10, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Now that harvest is wrapped up, many farmers are focusing on planning for next season. If you haven’t been using ag technology tools on your operation, it may be a good time to work with your local advisor to see how they could benefit your bottom line. Here are 3 tips...
    Season 15, Episode 2: Digging Into Nutrient Deficiencies in Alfalfa and Soybeans
    Season 15, Episode 2: Digging Into Nutrient Deficiencies in Alfalfa and Soybeans
    Dec 07, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk expand on the nutrient deficiency conversation on this episode of The Deal With Yield. Jon gives a look into 2018 soybean yields and the common nutrient deficiencies seen in fields across Minnesota. Joel talks alfalfa and the decision-making...

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