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Intentional Grounding

Apr 06, 2020

Just like a professional sports team, MKC has a repertoire of industry advancements available to its member-owners, precisely recommended by trusted advisors. The MKC team is challenged to stay on the forefront of the quickly changing agricultural industry and provide guidance to help producers be intentional in the products and practices they implement in their fields.

Telling Sustainability's Story

Apr 02, 2020

Sustainability is an extensive discipline, and one that seems to be a buzzword in today’s global climate. As society becomes more aware of its impact on the environment, sustainability is increasingly being prioritized in the business models of individuals, organizations and corporations alike. However, it takes more than simple talk to put efforts into action.

Bushels of Success By Rail

Mar 30, 2020

Grain tumbles from the hopper of a farmer’s truck at the elevator pit, about to begin a journey to its next destination somewhere in the world. But what does that journey look like for local grain?

Fabric Of Our Community

Mar 25, 2020

‘Shared Growth. Shared Success.’ is a thread that MKC weaves throughout all aspects of the 97 communities touched by its footprint. In rural communities, MKC is often the largest employer. MKC employees and member-owners do more than just live in these communities; they reinvest by supporting small businesses, acting as youth leaders, volunteering on local emergency departments, serving in churches, and more. Each individual strand is woven together to make the stitch that joins cooperative and community success. 

Introducing Farmers Thrive - Support Service Available to MKC Members

Mar 20, 2020

Producers, now more than ever, are dealing with a multitude of stressors in their lives. Recognizing this, our member-owners now have access to a resource through MKC called Farmers Thrive. Land O’Lakes and Gravie has partnered with BHS to offer Farmers Thrive, a cost free, confidential resource for farmers and their household members to help them through a wide array of life challenges.

MKC Restricts Public Facility Access Due To COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

At MKC, we are continually monitoring the changes to our company in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects on our employees, member-owners and the communities we live and work. We will continue to follow the guidelines set by public health authorities and government agencies.

MKC Continuity and COVID-19 Preparedness

Mar 16, 2020

As awareness of and concern about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to grow, we want you to know that we are closely monitoring the situation and evaluating efforts we can take to protect customers and their families, as well as team members and the communities where we all live and work.   

Brad Stedman Named MKC President and CEO

Feb 21, 2020

After completing a thorough executive selection process, the MKC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Stedman as the next president and chief executive officer of MKC.  

President and CEO Dave Christiansen Announces Retirement

Feb 14, 2020

After a 46-year career in the cooperative system, Dave Christiansen, president and CEO of MKC, will retire effective April 3, 2020. Christiansen has served 16 years as CEO of MKC – one of the largest farmer-owned cooperatives in the country.

MKC Welcomes Congressman Ron Estes

Feb 06, 2020

The MKC Benton location welcomed Congressman Ron Estes on February 3 to participate in a round table discussion with area farmers.

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