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MKC Donates to Fight Hunger in Local Communities

Oct 21, 2019

MKC, a full-service farm cooperative with more than 10,000 member-owners throughout Kansas, presented $17,000 to 11 food banks located throughout its footprint in 2019. The donations were a part of the cooperative’s annual stewardship efforts to alleviate hunger.

MKC Enters into Letter of Intent to Acquire Mid-West Fertilizer

Oct 15, 2019

Mid-West Fertilizer, Inc. and MKC have entered into a letter of intent for MKC to acquire Mid-West Fertilizer, a full-service agricultural retailer headquartered in Paola, Kansas.   

Employee Training By Leading Management Expert Bruce Tulgan

Sep 04, 2019

MKC invests in team by hosting one-day workshop with author and motivational speaker Bruce Tulgan. 

Students and Co-op Benefit From MKC Summer Internship Program

Sep 03, 2019

This summer, MKC opened its doors to 16 summer interns looking to gain applicable skills and receive greater insight into the world of agriculture. Students from multiple different colleges were placed in locations extending from Manhattan to Haven, with internship experiences stretching from agronomy to information technology. 

Taking Action Through Advocacy

Sep 02, 2019

Every day, policy makers and staff in national, state and district offices make decisions that impact local communities, rural businesses, and farmers and ranchers. For MKC, it is critical to serve as advocates for our member-owners.

Agriculture Helps Service Members Transition

Aug 30, 2019

Veteran Gary LaGrange created the SAVE Farm to support U.S. veterans and soldiers as they adjust to civilian life. 

Farming by the Acre

Aug 29, 2019

Acre by acre, the MKC Optimal Acre Program brings more success on the farm to member-owners through precision ag technology. 

Helping Communities Through First-Ever School Supply Drive

Jul 05, 2019

Starting July 1, MKC is­ partnering with surrounding schools to provide local families in need with back to school supplies. When stopping in at MKC locations, be on the lookout for donation tin cans as well as flyers containing lists for the participating school(s).

MKC Offers Land O’Lakes Cooperative Farmer Member Health Plan

Jul 02, 2019

In response to the growing demand for more affordable and extensive healthcare options, through a partnership with Land O’Lakes, Inc., MKC is proud to offer the Land O’Lakes Cooperative Farmer Member Health Plan to its producer members in Kansas.

How to Control Flies with Mineral this Summer

Jun 21, 2019

Warmer weather comes with a lot of perks, but it also brings more flies that are bothersome to livestock. The bites from horned flies will cause cattle to change their behavior. Cattle will go off feed, go off their normal grazing pattern and spend more time under trees in the shade. Fly bites will also cause their milk production to go down as well.

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