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One of the Big Questions: Who will be in charge?

A couple of the questions I get asked quite often about this proposed unification of Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator are, who will own it, who will run it? It’s pretty simple really. You will. Wheat Growers is farmer-owned, farmer governed. North Central is farmer-owned, farmer governed. The proposed newly named
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Early Spring = Early Weeds

This is a photo I took earlier this week. I had to do a little bit of searching to find this kochia off and growing. This was in an area that would have a much warmer soil temperature than in normal field right now. It is a reminder that weed management will have to have to get started earlier this season if this warm weather
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One of the Big Questions: Why Unify?

The question I get asked most about the proposed unification of Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator is, “why?” It’s a logical question, stemming from the knowledge that these two cooperatives are successful. So why should there be a need to unify?

As a part of the Wheat Growers’ management team,
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The Strength of Cooperatives

The proposed unification of Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator highlights the need for farmer-owned, farmer-controlled cooperatives to continue to remain strong. Farmer cooperatives exist to benefit their member-owners in two ways: with earnings returned on a patronage basis, and by reinvesting in facilities and services that
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Planter Section Control

Make sure your planter section control is set up properly to avoid unnecessary skips and overlaps.
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