News/Events

CVA Welcomes Tom Palmertree as SVP of Marketing

(YORK, Neb.) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Palmertree as Senior Vice President of Marketing. He will be responsible for the marketing and communication efforts of CVA.  Palmertree comes to CVA from Reinke Manufacturing Co., Inc. where he worked as the Director of Marketing overseeing the strategic marketing […]

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CVA Welcomes Dale Broekemeier as Director of Specialty Grains

(York, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dale Broekemeier as Director of Specialty Grains. In this position, Dale will focus on the growth and execution of programs for white corn, non-gmo and organic corn and beans for CVA customers. “I am excited to welcome Dale to our team” […]

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Central Valley Ag Delivers Value

(York, NE) Central Valley Ag (CVA) continues to give back to patrons, demonstrating the spirit of the cooperative system. Recently, CVA’s Board of Directors approved the distribution of patronage to its member-owners. A total payout of $8.0 Million was approved based on Central Valley Ag’s continuing success. The amount paid out in cash to CVA member-owners […]

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CVA Announces New Board of Directors

Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) recently hosted their Annual Meeting for member-owners to review the fiscal year, and to announce the new elected members of their Board of Directors. CVA relies on it’s Board of Directors to position CVA for future success and profitability for member-owners. The CVA Board of Directors is made up of […]

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Consolidated Sourcing Solutions Hires New President

(Sioux City, IA) — Consolidated Sourcing Solutions, LLC (CSS) has hired Steve Namanny as the company’s President.  Mr. Namanny comes to CSS with vast working knowledge and experience in the fertilizer industry. He will assist CSS partners in sourcing the global fertilizer information and products used by thousands of cooperative member-growers in the Midwest and […]

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CVA Welcomes Matthew Ashton as Grain SVP

Earlier today Carl Dickinson, CEO of Central Valley Ag announced to employees that Matthew Ashton has accepted the role of Senior Vice President of Grain, and will be joining the CVA Team beginning September 12, 2016. “I am confident that Matthew will be an excellent match for this position and a strong asset to our […]

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Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation Awards Seven Scholarships

Lincoln, NE (June 22, 2016) – The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation has awarded seven scholarships totaling $16,500 for the 2016/17 academic year to students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis. The scholarship program was initiated for the […]

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Karl Hensley Receives FFA VIP Award

On Thursday April 7, 2016 the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE was filled with blue jackets. Corduroy blue FFA jackets that is. It was the awards ceremony at the 88th Nebraska FFA State Convention, and students flooded into the arena to hear their State Officers deliver awards to outstanding chapters and individuals who help […]

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Debating OSHA Rules on Anhydrous

The debate on whether Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will apply the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (PSM) regulations to products such as anhydrous ammonia continues to be a threat to our livelihood and the agricultural industry. In an effort to express how costly these changes would be to both fertilizer retailers […]

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Central Valley Ag Delivers Value

Earlier this year, Central Valley Ag (CVA) developed a new mission statement to fully express who they are as a cooperative. The new statement, “Embracing the Cooperative Spirit to deliver value to our members” speaks volumes about how committed CVA is to its member-owners. As we all know, actions speak louder than words, and Central […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – Benedict, NE

Jan
18

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Eric Erickson, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – West Point, NE

Jan
19

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Greg Mockenhaupt, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – Hooper, NE

Jan
24

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Greg Mockenhaupt, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – Hampton, NE

Jan
24

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Eric Erickson, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – Wakefield, NE

Jan
25

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Greg Mockenhaupt, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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ProEdge Winter Meeting – Hartington, NE

Jan
26

Don’t let the sun set on your grain marketing this winter. Invest 1 hour in a market outlook discussion featuring Greg Mockenhaupt, Risk Management Consultant. We will explore: Current factors influencing price direction 2017 market outlook Scenario based marketing ideas for your operation A meal will be served to all those who attend. Please RSVP […]

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2017 Farm & Life Expo

Feb
01

Nebraska Farm & Life Expo. Key speaker, Dr. Tom Osborne will be speaking on Wednesday the 1st. and Channing Schmidt from Keeping Farm in the Family on Thursday the 2nd.

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UNL Hamilton County Ag Day

Feb
14

A day filled with speakers, opportunities to visit with vendors, lunch and door prizes for all attendees, to learn more visit: http://events.unl.edu/hamilton-county/2017/02/14/115482/

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Come Together

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Come Together from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Some of you reading this right now grow Conventional Biotech crops. Or non-GMO. Some of you grow organically. Some of you have big farms; some of you have small ones. Some of you raise livestock; some of you raise grain. Some of you drink Pepsi and some […]

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A Specific Fit

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A Specific Fit from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. One of the first major decisions growers make for their corn is about the use of a starter fertilizer. Since about 90% of you are already using such a product, your decision is more specific to which product you’ll go with. I don’t usually use this […]

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Number Four – The Gravity of Water

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Number Four – The Gravity of Water from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Last week, as I went through my Christmas List, one thing really stuck out to me from it was my wish for water. As some of you know, during the winter, I get a few chances to speak to groups at Farm […]

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An Opening Shot For 2017

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An Opening Shot For 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I’m calling 2017 the year of Making Good Decisions.  Before we open the year though, we need to dispel a little myth or misunderstanding or what-have-you that seems to excuse us from making good decisions: We give too much credit to genetics. Now, now.  […]

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Another Christmas Wish List

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Another Christmas Wish List from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I know that there is nothing original about a Christmas List this time of year. It’s been done by everybody, and I’m being a bit repetitive by doing it again. But, I think that as a self-proclaimed Ag Nerd, I have a bit of a […]

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Art & Science

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How the Soup is Made from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. American Historian Will Durant said, “Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art”. When we talk about soil sampling, crop needs, and fertilizer prescriptions there is no more truth than what lays in that quote. As humans, we first started to understand the […]

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Your Planters Offensive Line

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Your Planters Offensive Line from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I look out the window today, I’ll be honest. Planting is far from the first thing on my mind. And yet, I know how quickly it will be upon us. I have spent a fair amount of time in this space over the last […]

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