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    Wet, Cold Soils May Result in Diseases this Spring
    Wet, Cold Soils May Result in Diseases this Spring
    Mar 13, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    It looks to be a cold, wet start for the 2019 crop seaon. Combat seedling diseases in your soybeans.
    Farm Succession Planning Meetings
    Farm Succession Planning Meetings
    Mar 12, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Doug Krasne, an independent business transition planner, will be hosting educational meetings about farm succession planning. We invite CFE member families to attend.
    2009 Local Preferred Equity
    2009 Local Preferred Equity
    Mar 11, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    CFE has elected to retire 45.932% of the 2009 Local Preferred Equity to our patrons.  
    Planter Inspection Checklist
    Planter Inspection Checklist
    Mar 10, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    During the fall our CFE agronomists spent hours reviewing and placing the correct hybrid for your acre. Give that seed the best possible yield potential with proper equipment maintenance. Probably the most important piece of equipment coming out of the shed is the planter...
    Driving Profitability with Variable Rate Seeding
    Driving Profitability with Variable Rate Seeding
    Feb 22, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Incorporating technology into the fertility plan is a fast and simple way to use yield data for fertility removal rates and works for every acre and everybody. This is a simple return on investment program. Top end yields get top end fertilizer rates and low yields get lower...
    Dicamba Grower Trainings
    Dicamba Grower Trainings
    Jan 24, 2019 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Dicamba Grower Trainings This training covers the following products:  Monsanto’s XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology; DuPont™ FeXapan™ herbicide plus VaporGrip® Technology and BASF’s Engenia® Herbicide. The...
    Protein & Stress Tub Booking Promotion
    Protein & Stress Tub Booking Promotion
    Dec 31, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
      Take advantage of our Protein Tub Promotion!
    NW Iowa Nutrient Management Summit
    NW Iowa Nutrient Management Summit
    Dec 16, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    CFE along with participating partners will host the NW Iowa Nutrient Management Summit on January 24th 2019 in Sheldon, Iowa.
    CFE's Fire & EMS Volunteers
    CFE's Fire & EMS Volunteers
    Oct 31, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Cooperative Farmers Elevator strives to drive success for our customers, employees and communities. We recognize that we are important members of the communities where we live and work, as employers, as citizens, and as volunteers.
    Trade News
    Trade News
    Oct 31, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
     At CFE our farmers are the core of what we do, our success is your success. We know how important updates about what's going on in our industry is to our patrons. Click the news links below for the latest information.
    Nitrogen Management is Gaining Attention
    Nitrogen Management is Gaining Attention
    Sep 05, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Silage season is going strong and as the fields are getting opened up a high percentage are showing nitrogen stress.  This likely will have affected yield and become more apparent as harvest progresses.
    Decision Time on Soybeans is Here
    Decision Time on Soybeans is Here
    Jul 23, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    We have many fields at or nearing the R3 growth stage and this is when we typically get the biggest yield response to foliar treatments.  We are hoping to keep an extra flower or two from aborting or trying to get more 4-bean pods instead of 3-bean.  
    Playing the Cards We Have Been Dealt-2018 Corn
    Playing the Cards We Have Been Dealt-2018 Corn
    Jul 04, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
     We all know what we and our corn crop have been through thanks to mother nature’s wrath in June.  Odds are diseases are coming, so now what?
    SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
    SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
    Jun 10, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
     This year Cooperative Farmers Elevator offered 10, $1000 scholarships to our area high schools. We are pleased to present 6 scholarships. These individuals will be pursing a degree in agriculture. These individuals all showcase the dedication and drive to be a future...
    Fly Control for your Cattle
    Fly Control for your Cattle
    May 31, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Did you know that just a few adult flies can quickly populate to 4,000 flies or more per animal? Pesky horn flies can cause your cattle to waste energy and go off feed.
    Why Tissue Test and Foliar Feed?
    Why Tissue Test and Foliar Feed?
    May 31, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    There is getting to be a common theme amongst the growers striving to increase yields and profit.  The tag-line has become this; “Just make sure the plants never have a bad day”.  Ken Ferrie (Farm Journal Agronomist) uses this exact analogy in his...
    Hot Weather Alert
    Hot Weather Alert
    May 28, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    It's a hot one out there! Learn some essentail tips to help your animals beat the heat!
    The Importance of Nitrogen to Corn Growth and Development
    The Importance of Nitrogen to Corn Growth and Development
    May 28, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
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    CFE Spec Home 2018 For Sale!
    CFE Spec Home 2018 For Sale!
    Apr 30, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
     CFE's George lumber location is beginning construction on their 2018 Spec Home. The 1,680 square foot home is being built on site at the George lumber location. Currently priced with basic package:
    Ready for Spring?
    Ready for Spring?
    Apr 30, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
      As spring approaches, it is always a good idea to be prepared for the change of season – Here are a few tips:
    The Importance of Nitrogen to Corn Growth and Development
    The Importance of Nitrogen to Corn Growth and Development
    Apr 30, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
      In the past, growers would apply additional nitrogen to make up for the expected losses from leaching or denitrification. Researchers now recommend applying only the amount of nitrogen the corn plant requires to fulfill its yield potential — then inhibiting...
    Book your Creep Feed Today!
    Book your Creep Feed Today!
    Apr 01, 2018 | Cooperative Farmers Elevator
    Creep Feed can have benefits for all those in your herd. Learn more and be sure to book your creep feed!

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