When is the right time to start mineral?

Mar 20, 2024

With today’s cost of inputs in agronomy, feed, fuel, and equipment, we are all trying to be more efficient with our dollars. So why feed mineral year-round, or even at all?

Accuration: Bridging the Gap Between Experience and Innovation in Feedlot Management

Nov 14, 2023

One of the most essential factors in cattle management is nutrition. Nutrition is pivotal to growth, health, and value. The challenge has always been to strike the right balance between cost efficiency and ensuring that the animals receive the essential nutrients they need for growth and health.

Tags: Feed

Liming Acidic Soils

Nov 14, 2023

Many Kansas soils require regular applications of lime for optimum crop production, and fall is the ideal time to apply lime to your fields, with it generally being dryer and before the lime piles start freezing up in the heart of winter. Having the proper pH in your soil reduces the harmful or potentially toxic conditions of acidic soils, primarily caused by applying nitrogen fertilizers.

Energy Contacting 101

Nov 14, 2023

There is no right or wrong time to contract. It should be a decision that is made considering the profitability of your operation. If you can take the guesswork out of profitability by locking in expenses at a known rate – do it. Historically, pricing is at seasonal lows between December and March, but history doesn't always repeat itself, as we have all seen since the beginning of 2020! History is out the door!



MKC Named ARA Ag Retailer of the Year

MKC Named ARA Ag Retailer of the Year

Nov 29, 2023 | MKCoop
MKC has been awarded the prestigious Retailer of the Year Award by the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) at the 2023 ARA Conference & Expo. The award recognizes MKC for its exceptional achievements in environmental stewardship, community leadership, customer engagement...

Tracing Grain Movements

Jun 12, 2023 | MKCoop
AGTRAX Bin Management Software track quality for all locations

CHS Inc. and MKC to expand grain marketing joint venture

Apr 10, 2023 | MKCoop
Joint venture will expand market access and create new opportunities for U.S. cooperatives and farmers

MKC to work with Land O’Lakes and Verizon on broadband connectivity project that will benefit Whitewater, KS and surrounding area

Mar 09, 2023 | MKCoop
The effort will boost wireless coverage at the Whitewater location and extend broadband connectivity to residents in the Whitewater region 



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