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

    Considerations for 2019 Crop Rotation Decisions
    Considerations for 2019 Crop Rotation Decisions
    Oct 12, 2018 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of the Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk continue the crop rotation conversation. The two discuss factors that can force a crop rotation decision when farmers are faced with weed resistance and the power of soil health to guide crop plans.
    Manage for More Yield on Non-Rotational Acres
    Manage for More Yield on Non-Rotational Acres
    Oct 11, 2018 | Answer Plot
    The advantages of crop rotation have been well documented over the years. But market conditions and on-farm needs are pushing more farmers to skip rotations and opt for continuously cropped acres instead. If you’re one of those farmers, here are some considerations to...
    Managing For Yield on Rotational and Non-Rotational Acres
    Managing For Yield on Rotational and Non-Rotational Acres
    Oct 05, 2018 | Answer Plot
    From nitrogen applications to tillage options to market conditions, there’s a lot to consider when making crop rotation decisions. On this episode of the Deal With Yield, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk discuss the many factors that play into crop rotation decisions...
    4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
    4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
    Oct 01, 2018 | Answer Tech
    If you want to increase your opportunity to maintain a profitable farming operation, you need to obtain information efficiently and cost effectively so you can make smarter decisions. Zone soil sampling is one way to get base measurements to assess your soil’s health and...
    Use Real-Time Harvest Data to Compare Seed Options
    Use Real-Time Harvest Data to Compare Seed Options
    Sep 28, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Combines have started rolling, and we’re getting our first glimpses of product performance. Every year, the Answer Plot® program generates thousands of data points across a wide spectrum of geographies and environments. That data drives the output of many of the R7...
    5 Tips for Fall Nitrogen Management
    5 Tips for Fall Nitrogen Management
    Sep 28, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Nitrogen is a tough nutrient to manage. It can be immobilized, volatilized or leached before plants even have a chance to uptake it. As you consider fall nitrogen applications, here are five tips to make the most of your dollars and time.   Watch soil temperatures...

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