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2nd Annual Youth Livestock Clinic
4/26/2017
First Cooperative Association held their 2nd annual Livestock Youth Clinic
FCA Oldest Active Cooperative in United States
3/10/2017
The oldest active cooperative elevator in the United States sits in
ACWA Water Monitoring Opportunity
3/3/2017
Farmers: ACWA water monitoring opportunity Agriculture’s Clean Water Alliance (ACWA), a group of ag retailers in the Des Moines and Raccoon River watersheds, is seeking farmers to participate in its tile water monitoring program from April through September. 
FCA & Iowa Corn partnered on a Crop Fair
2/17/2017
Please click below for details on a recent Crop Fair in Paullina February 7th Crop Fair please click here
Improving Water Quality
2/7/2017
Iowa Farmers are Improving water quality! What is your role in the effort?
Rick's Tankwagon Service Propane Division becomes part of FCA
2/2/2017
First Cooperative Association is pleased to announce the purchase of Rick’s Tankwagon Service Propane Division, from Rick Westphal of Larrabee effective February 1, 2017.  Randy Hanson will be staying on board and continuing to deliver your propane.  You may continue to contact Ri
Introducing Jason Hofmeyer
11/16/2016
  FCA is pleased to introduce Jason Hofmeyer, Granville location, as a member of our Grain Dept. in the role of Grain Originator.  Jason has joined the FCA team via the merger with Farmer’s Cooperative Com
Introducing Megan Plendl
11/16/2016
  FCA is pleased to introduce Megan Plendl, Kingsley location, as a member of our Grain Dept. in the role of Grain Originator.  Megan joined FCA via the recently completed merger with Kingsley Farmer’s Coope
Palmer Amaranth
9/16/2016
It was inevitable, however, Palmer Amaranth showed up sooner than we thought it would.  Word has it, CRP seed is where it showed up.  That being said, we need to be diligent with our weed management decisions.  First, start with a solid foundation of a pre-herbicide, followed with
Dar Ehlers Retirement -50 years of service-Holstein Station
5/16/2016
Please come help us recognize Dar's 50 years of service!