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

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

    It Really Is All About You
    It Really Is All About You
    Apr 25, 2018 | Answer Plot
    For 20 years, we’ve been focused on testing every agronomic concept that might make a difference for a farmer. The Answer Plot® program has looked at the good and the bad, the new and the assumed, the maybe-this-could-wor
    Mill Junction Goes Vertical!
    Mill Junction Goes Vertical!
    Apr 23, 2018 | Mid-Iowa Coop
    Do Your Plants Need Groceries?
    Do Your Plants Need Groceries?
    Apr 23, 2018 | Answer Tech
    I recently heard an agronomist discussing high plant populations with a group of farmers. During the conversation he said that crops need “extra groceries” to match an increase in plant population. It was an interesting analogy and reminder that adequate plant...
    When Corn Becomes a Weed
    When Corn Becomes a Weed
    Apr 19, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Volunteer corn plants are a nuisance for soybean growers because they grow quickly and are difficult to manage. Left uncontrolled, volunteer corn can lead to yield loss and can also serve as hosts for corn rootworm larvae. Timely herbicide applications are key to controlling...
    Answer Plot Program Insights Reveal Yield Opportunities
    Answer Plot Program Insights Reveal Yield Opportunities
    Apr 18, 2018 | Answer Plot
    The Answer Plot® program was created to give farmers greater confidence in their agronomic decisions. Since 1988, we have been transforming data from test sites across the country into expertise you can use on your farm. Here&r
    Mid-Iowa News: Free Price-Later
    Mid-Iowa News: Free Price-Later
    Apr 11, 2018 | Mid-Iowa Coop

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