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Plains Equity Members Approve Merger with MKC

Apr 05, 2019

PLAINS, Kan. and MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Plains Equity Exchange and Cooperative Union membership votes to approve unification with MKC. After a series of informational meetings, the owners of Plains Equity approved the merger with MKC by a super majority of 95% at a special vote meeting on April 4, 2019.  

Be Nimble With Nitrogen Applications for a Successful Planting Season

Mar 26, 2019

NEWS RELEASE FROM MYCOGEN SEEDS - Weather conditions halted nitrogen applications last fall, and with a wet start to spring, it’s likely farmers’ fertilizer plans will remain behind schedule. With March in full swing, farmers may soon need to weigh their options on how and when to apply nitrogen and still hit optimum planting dates.

Plains Equity and MKC Announce Intent to Consolidate

Feb 18, 2019

PLAINS, Kan. and MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. - The Board of Directors of both Plains Equity Exchange and Cooperative Union and MKC have unanimously approved and entered into a Letter of Intent to finalize an Agreement and Plan of Merger, which, if supported by the members of Plains Equity, would result in the merger of Plains Equity with MKC.

2019 MKC Scholarship Program

Feb 02, 2019

The MKC Scholarship Program is to assist the further education of students of MKC member-owners and MKC and TMA employees interested in pursuing higher education and is now open for applicaitons.

MKC Employees Reflect on Impact of 4-H

Nov 13, 2018

4-H develops skills in youth through project areas ranging from livestock, robotics and many in between. In Kansas, over 74,000 youth are enrolled in the 4-H program. To celebrate the accomplishments of the 4-H program, MKC asked employees about their past and ongoing involvement.

Accepting Entries for 2018 Co-op Month Coloring Contest

Sep 27, 2018

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.

Summer Internship Program Highly Recommended by Past Interns

Sep 26, 2018

The internship program is undoubtedly a highlight of the summer at MKC. Each year, MKC selects college students to experience industry tours, complete a summer project and work alongside a mentor during their summer months away from school.

News Release | Countryside Feed, Midwest Ag Service to Merge

Sep 11, 2018

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 Seneca, Kansas.

Five Strategies for Cow-Calf Management in Drought Conditions

Jun 27, 2018

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 often prevent drastic and last ditch efforts later. Below are five recommendations from MKC Livestock Nutritionist Gary Schmidt and Purina Sales Specialist Gary Niehues to consider during times of drought.

Cover Crops Help Stabilize the Future of Farm Land

Jun 26, 2018

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 we can to make it better, said Chris Thompson, MKC Strategic Account Manager.

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