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Annual Emerging Producer Program Brings Producers Together in Manhattan

Annual Emerging Producer...

​The Emerging Producers Program strives to bring current topics to producers as well as build a learning environment for the next generation of the cooperative. Producers mingle with one another and...

Feb 23, 2017
MKCoop
Career Development Program Designed to Enhance Job Performance

Career Development...

For the seventh year, MKC teamed up with Cloud County Community College to offer 12 MKC and TMA employees a unique opportunity to further enhance their job performance and career path. Created to...

Feb 24, 2016
MKCoop
CCD Program Engages With Many Facets of Ag

CCD Program Engages With...

One of the focuses of the Collegiate Career Development Program through MKC is broadening agriculture knowledge through unique experiences in facets of agriculture that are different than what interns...

Dec 01, 2016
MKCoop
Ethan Knight: A Word from an MKC Intern

Ethan Knight: A Word from...

Having grown up in Moundridge, Kan., MKC has always been a part of my life. My first memories of MKC was when I was a younger. I would walk up to the old service station to hang out with my dad after...

Aug 01, 2015

MKC News

    News Release | Countryside Feed, Midwest Ag Service to Merge
    News Release | Countryside Feed, Midwest Ag Service to Merge
    Sep 11, 2018 | MKC
    HILLSBORO, Kan. AND SENECA, Kan. — Countryside Feed LLC and Midwest Ag Service, LLC will merge operations and begin serving customers as one company effective November 1, 2018. The newly combined company will operate as Countryside Feed LLC from its headquarters in...
    Five Strategies for Cow-Calf Management in Drought Conditions
    Five Strategies for Cow-Calf Management in Drought Conditions
    Jun 27, 2018 | MKC
    Extended dry weather is stressful for both cattle and cattle owners. With record heat and lack of moisture going into summer 2018, MKC wants to provide you with some dry weather strategies to help you and your herd. Implementing strategies earlier during drought conditions can...
    Cover Crops Help Stabilize the Future of Farm Land
    Cover Crops Help Stabilize the Future of Farm Land
    Jun 26, 2018 | MKC
    Cover crops continue to gain popularity as a way to improve farm ground. The regenerative agriculture movement is quickly showing an impact on the way they can improve soil structure and keep nutrients in place. The land is our most valuable resource so we should do everything...
    3,200 Pounds of Food Collected During MKC Food Drive
    3,200 Pounds of Food Collected During MKC Food Drive
    Jun 17, 2018 | MKC
    Throughout April, MKC employees banded together with the help of member-owners, vendors, community members and more to help fill the shelves of area food banks through their sixth annual MKC Food Drive. This year, the MKC Community Involvement Committee challenged locations to...
    A Short Guide to GPS Grid Sampling
    A Short Guide to GPS Grid Sampling
    Jun 14, 2018 | MKC
    Soil testing is an essential practice for modern farming. The samples produced through testing allow precision ag specialists and agronomists to determine nutrient quantities and create a customized recommendation for the producer. Soil sampling simultaneously cuts the cost of...
    MKC to Host Horse Owners Workshop on June 16
    MKC to Host Horse Owners Workshop on June 16
    Jun 11, 2018 | MKC
    Attention, horse owners! Don't miss the MKC and Purina Animal Nutrition Horse Owners Workshop on Saturday, June 16. Join us from 1-4 p.m. on June 16 at TimberCreek Vet Hospital located at 9000 Elk Creek Road in Manhattan. Light refreshments will be provided.
    MKC Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients
    MKC Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients
    Apr 23, 2018 | MKC
    MKC is pleased to announce the 2018 MKC Scholarship Program recipients. Ten high school seniors and ten college students have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.
    5 Reasons to Use Soybean Seed Treatment
    5 Reasons to Use Soybean Seed Treatment
    Apr 17, 2018 | MKC
    Seed performance is at the heart of your farm's success. All growers want to end the season in the best possible position they can yield-wise, and the only way to do that is to get the plant off to a great start through seed treatment.
    Don't Miss the 2018 Women's Meeting on May 3
    Don't Miss the 2018 Women's Meeting on May 3
    Apr 05, 2018 | MKC
    MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. The 2018 MKC Women's Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 3 at the Atrium Hotel and Conference Center in Hutchinson, Kansas
    MKC Employees Host Annual Food Drive
    MKC Employees Host Annual Food Drive
    Apr 04, 2018 | MKC
    MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. Throughout April, MKC employees are joining together to help fill the shelves of area food banks through their sixth annual food drive.
    MKC Hosts Fifth Annual Emerging Producer Program
    MKC Hosts Fifth Annual Emerging Producer Program
    Feb 28, 2018 | MKC
    On February 2, more than 125 producers, guests, and employees attended the Fifth Annual Emerging Producers Program in Manhattan, Kansas. Over the two-day event, attendees gained information from industry professionals on key topics in agriculture.
    CommoditAg Signs New Partner MKC
    CommoditAg Signs New Partner MKC
    Feb 02, 2018 | MKC
    EFFINGHAM, IL (AgPR) March 1, 2018 CommoditAg, a new online ordering and purchasing option for farmers, comprised of a powerhouse of innovative Ag retailers, expanded its network to include a top retailer in Kansas. MKC joined the growing list of retailers providing farmers...
    Kansas Legislator Ag Committee Visits MKC
    Kansas Legislator Ag Committee Visits MKC
    Jan 31, 2018 | MKC
    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- On January 19, the Kansas Legislative Agriculture Committee visited the MKC Manhattan location as a part of Joint House and Senate Ag Committee Tour. Twenty-seven Kansas legislators toured the facilities and learned about the role MKC plays in the industry...
    MKC Prepares Employees for Success
    MKC Prepares Employees for Success
    Jan 30, 2018 | MKC
    MOUNDRIDGE Although many know Mid Kansas Cooperative for their top-quality grain services to the farming industry, many might not consider the time and resources it takes to maintain professional development for all their employees.
    Attend a 2018 TMA Spring Update Meeting
    Attend a 2018 TMA Spring Update Meeting
    Jan 24, 2018 | MKC
    We invite our member-owners to attend one of Team Marketing Alliance's Spring Update Meetings at the location nearest you. TMA specialists will be in attendance talking about market outlooks, grain marketing, crop insurance updates and risk management solutions.
    Apply for the 2018 MKC Scholarship Program
    Apply for the 2018 MKC Scholarship Program
    Jan 19, 2018 | MKC
    MKC will award scholarships valued at $1,000 each to ten high school seniors and ten scholarships to college students returning for a second, third or fourth year. Applications are due March 15, 2018.
    News Release | MKC Named 2017 Precision Impact Award Winner by AgPro Magazine
    News Release | MKC Named 2017 Precision Impact Award Winner by AgPro Magazine
    Dec 12, 2017 | MKC
    MKC has been named the recipient of the Precision Impact Award by AgPro magazine at the 2017 Ag Retailers Association (ARA) Conference and Expo on November 30, 2017. The award is co-sponsored by ARA and SST Software.
    Sumner County Terminal Ships First Train
    Sumner County Terminal Ships First Train
    Oct 05, 2017 | MKC
    A milestone for the Producer Ag, LLC. Sumner County Terminal occurred on September 27 as it shipped out its first full train of grain bound for international markets.
    Accepting Entries for 2017 Co-op Month Coloring Contest
    Accepting Entries for 2017 Co-op Month Coloring Contest
    Oct 02, 2017 | MKC
    Students in Kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to participate in the contest. Entries will be split into five divisions: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and 4th grade. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each contestant group.
    MKC Receives Business Excellence Award
    MKC Receives Business Excellence Award
    Sep 01, 2017 | MKC
    The Kansas Department of Commerce honored MKC as a Regional Business Award winner in the Service category from the state in recognition of the company's business achievements with a high level of community support and involvement.
    Learn More about Wheat Population
    Learn More about Wheat Population
    Aug 21, 2017 | MKC
    Learn more about how population effects yield for your next wheat crop.
    News Release | MKC Donates to Kansas 4-H Leadership Development Funds
    News Release | MKC Donates to Kansas 4-H Leadership Development Funds
    Aug 14, 2017 | MKC
    MKC contributed $19,400 to 4-H organizations to support leadership programs offers to the county's young 4-H members. This year marks the 12th consecutive year for donations made to the 4-H programs within the MKC trade territory.
    Upcoming Answer Plot Events
    Upcoming Answer Plot Events
    Aug 03, 2017 | MKC
    Mark you calendar today to attend the upcoming Answer Plot Events. MKC along with WinField United will host two Answer Plot events.
    MKC Hosts 52nd Annual Stockholders' Meeting
    MKC Hosts 52nd Annual Stockholders' Meeting
    Jul 26, 2017 | MKC
    The 52nd Annual MKC Stockholders Meeting was held on Thursday, July 20 at the Tony's Pizza Event Center in Salina. More than 500 stockholders, special guests and employees were in attendance.
    2017 Annual Meeting Scheduled for July 20
    2017 Annual Meeting Scheduled for July 20
    Jul 23, 2017 | MKC
    The 52nd Annual MKC Stockholders' Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, July 20 and will be held at the Tony's Pizza Events Center (formerly the Bicentennial Center) in Salina. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner followed by the business meeting.
    MKC Distributes Patronage to Stockholders
    MKC Distributes Patronage to Stockholders
    Apr 21, 2017 | MKC
    MKC continues to give back to patrons, demonstrating just one of the values of the cooperative system. Recently, the MKC Board of Directors approved the allocation of $3.1 million in patronage earnings for fiscal year-end 2017.
    MKC to Host Women's Meeting on April 27
    MKC to Host Women's Meeting on April 27
    Apr 10, 2017 | MKC
    The 2017 MKC Women's Meeting is scheduled for April 27 at the Atrium Hotel and Conference Center in Hutchinson. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to begin at 6 p.m. The event will conclude at around 8:30 p.m.
    Employees Host Annual Food Drive to Help Fight Hunger
    Employees Host Annual Food Drive to Help Fight Hunger
    Mar 31, 2017 | MKC
    Throughout the month of April, MKC employees are joining together to help fill the shelves of area food banks through their sixth annual food drive.
    Multiple Modes of Action are Key to Successful Weed Control Applications
    Multiple Modes of Action are Key to Successful Weed Control Applications
    Mar 28, 2017 | MKC
    If you've found weed control to be a mounting challenge in recent years, you're not alone. Nearly 20 weed species have developed some level of resistance to glyphosate in North America since the late 1990s.
    Sumner County Terminal Informational Meetings
    Sumner County Terminal Informational Meetings
    Jan 11, 2017 | MKC
    Sumner County area producers, come learn more about progress on the terminal, offerings through TMA, a grain market outlook and more at informational meetings hosted in a town near you.
    Apply Now for the 2017 MKC Scholarship Program
    Apply Now for the 2017 MKC Scholarship Program
    Jan 09, 2017 | MKC
    MKC will award scholarships valued at $1,000 each to ten high school seniors and up to 10 scholarships to college students returning for a second, third or fourth year. Click here to download the 2015 scholarship application. Applications are also available through high school...
    FDA Requires VFD Beginning Jan. 1
    FDA Requires VFD Beginning Jan. 1
    Dec 29, 2016 | MKC
    Beginning January 1, livestock producers will have new federal rules to follow when feeding their animals. The Food and Drug Administration will require a Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) for all medically important antibiotics administered in feed and a veterinary prescription...
    Local Group of Young Producers Participate in CHS New Leaders Forum
    Local Group of Young Producers Participate in CHS New Leaders Forum
    Dec 29, 2016 | MKC
    A local group of young producers learned how they can play a crucial role in helping agriculture and the cooperative system thrive by attending the CHS New Leaders Forum with MKC.
    Buhler to Become Seasonal Location
    Buhler to Become Seasonal Location
    Dec 07, 2016 | MKC
    The MKC Buhler location will become a seasonal facility open for grain harvest and anhydrous ammonia season starting January 1, 2017.
    News Release | CHS and MKC Consider Second Rail Terminal
    News Release | CHS and MKC Consider Second Rail Terminal
    Nov 25, 2016 | MKC
    CHS Inc., an energy, grains and food company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and MKC, a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of products, programs and services throughout Kansas, are considering plans to build and operate a grain...
    News Release | MKC Ranked a Top 100 Co-op by USDA
    News Release | MKC Ranked a Top 100 Co-op by USDA
    Oct 27, 2016 | MKC
    MKC was listed No. 69 in the United States Department of Agriculture's annual rankings of the nation's Top 100 Largest Agricultural Cooperatives. MKC's spot at 69 was the highest ranking for a Kansas cooperative. According to the USDA, the data is part of a...
    Hillsboro-based cooperative looking to unify with MKC
    Hillsboro-based cooperative looking to unify with MKC
    Oct 25, 2016 | MKC
    The Board of Directors of Cooperative Grain and Supply (CG&S) has voted to approve a unification agreement that would unify their cooperative with MKC pending a vote by members of CG&S.
    Accepting Entries for 2016 Co-op Month Coloring Contest
    Accepting Entries for 2016 Co-op Month Coloring Contest
    Sep 15, 2016 | MKC
    Students in Kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to participate in the contest. Entries will be split into five divisions: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and 4th grade. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each contestant group.
    MKC Hosts Legislative Staff Day
    MKC Hosts Legislative Staff Day
    Sep 14, 2016 | MKC
    ?MKC hosted their third annual Legislative Staff Day on Wednesday, September 7 with four guests from three congressional offices in attendance.
    Answer Plot Tours Scheduled for August 2 and August 4
    Answer Plot Tours Scheduled for August 2 and August 4
    Jul 28, 2016 | MKC
    The hands-on experience of an Answer Plot Knowledge Event plus the expertise of our agronomists equal valuable insights for the producer. You'll learn more about the science behind why one product may perform differently than another.
    51st Annual Stockholders Meeting Scheduled for July 21
    51st Annual Stockholders Meeting Scheduled for July 21
    Jun 22, 2016 | MKC
    MKC invites you to attend the 51st Annual Stockholders Meeting on Thursday, July 21 at the Bicentennial Center in Salina. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner followed by the business meeting.
    Board Proposes Amendments to Cooperative's Articles and Bylaws
    Board Proposes Amendments to Cooperative's Articles and Bylaws
    Jun 22, 2016 | MKC
    The MKC Board of Directors has proposed amendments to the cooperative's Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws intended to ensure the company remains an agricultural-focused and producer-governed cooperative.
    MKC, Cooperative Grain and Supply Begin Unification Study
    MKC, Cooperative Grain and Supply Begin Unification Study
    Jun 10, 2016 | MKC
    Cooperative Grain and Supply has selected MKC to begin a study with to determine what opportunities may exist through a unification of the two cooperatives.
    New Traffic Flow Pattern at Canton Terminal
    New Traffic Flow Pattern at Canton Terminal
    Jun 08, 2016 | MKC
    We know if we can make it faster and easier to do business with us, it's a win-win situation especially for the farmer, and especially during harvest time.
    News Release | MKC, CHS to build grain terminal in Milan
    News Release | MKC, CHS to build grain terminal in Milan
    May 10, 2016 | MKC
    CHS Inc., an energy, grains and food company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and MKC, a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of products, programs and services throughout Kansas, announce plans to officially build and operate a high...
    TMA not accepting Roundup Ready 2 Xtend  Soybeans
    TMA not accepting Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans
    May 03, 2016 | MKC
    At this time, Team Marketing Alliance (TMA) is not accepting Roundup Ready 2 Xtend (Dicamba-tolerant) Soybeans at any of its grain facilities.
    MKC Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients
    MKC Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients
    May 02, 2016 | MKC
    MKC is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 scholarship program. Ten high school seniors and nine college students have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Since 2008, a total of $64,000 has been award through the MKC...
    RSVP for the 2016 MKC Women's Meeting
    RSVP for the 2016 MKC Women's Meeting
    Mar 22, 2016 | MKC
    The 2016 MKC Women's Meeting is scheduled for May 5, 2016, at the Atrium Hotel and Conference Center in Hutchinson, Kansas. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to begin at 6 p.m. The event will conclude at around 8:30 p.m.
    Apply Now for the 2016 MKC Scholarship Program
    Apply Now for the 2016 MKC Scholarship Program
    Jan 13, 2016 | MKC
    MKC will award scholarships valued at $1,000 each to ten high school seniors and up to 10 scholarships to college students returning for a second, third or fourth year. Click here to download the 2015 scholarship application. Applications are also available through high school...

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