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2017 CVA Scholarship Winners

Central Valley Ag recently selected fifteen high school students to receive the 2017 CVA Scholarship to go towards their college education. Each student will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship to the school of their choice. These scholarships are for seniors in high school who are looking to pursue degrees in the agriculture field. They are designed […]

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NCCEF Scholarship Recipients

York, NE (July 11, 2017) – The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation (NCCEF) has awarded eight scholarships totaling $19,000 for the 2017/18 academic year to the students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis. To be eligible for the […]

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CVA|Farmway Announce Merger

Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) membership votes to approve unification with Central Valley Ag (CVA). After a series of 13 informational voting sessions, accounting firm K-COE ISOM certified the owners of Farmway approved the merger with CVA by a super majority of 91%. The unified cooperative will retain the Central Valley Ag name and be headquartered […]

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CVA Farmway Unification Information

Farmway Concordia, KS  Click to read CVA | Farmway Unification Newsletter  WHY WOULD FARMWAY & CVA CONSIDER UNIFICATION? Both Farmway and CVA place a heavy emphasis on bringing value to their customers/members. Both cooperatives feel that combining resources will offer an opportunity to increase the value for their respective members and allow them to better […]

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Farmway, CVA BOD Unanimously Approve Next Step in Bringing Merger to a Vote

After a review of the recently completed merger study, the Board of Directors of Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) and Central Valley Ag (CVA) both unanimously approved the next step in a merger of the two cooperatives. The merger proposal will now be presented to Farmway members for a vote. “By combining two strong financially-stable cooperatives […]

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Directors Complete “Director Certification Program”

Alex Brookhouser, Ryan Crumly, and Pat Wemhoff, directors of the Central Valley Ag Co-op of York, recently completed a four-phase educational program co-sponsored by the Nebraska Cooperative Council and CoBank. Each will receive a Certificate of Recognition acknowledging completion of the program. The Director Certification Program is a unique educational program specifically designed to assist […]

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Central Valley Ag and Farmway to Engage in Formal Study for Merger

Central Valley Ag and Farmway to Engage in Formal Study for Merger (Beloit, KS & York, NE) – The Board of Directors for both Central Valley Ag (CVA) and Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) have each voted unanimously to begin a formal study regarding the possibility of merging the two cooperatives. This study will be considered […]

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CHS Foundation Now Accepting High School Scholarship Applications

AG STUDENTS: APPLY FOR A CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 100, $1,000 scholarships available to help pay for college Discover career opportunities in the ag and energy industries Applications due March 31, 2017 APPLY TODAY: chsinc.com/stewardship PROGRAM DETAILS: Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field at any college or university throughout the United […]

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2016 Achievement Award

Central Valley Ag was recently recognized by The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) as a leader in using the Input Finance Program for the 2016 crop year within the CFA member base. Chuck Bibb from CFA is presenting the 2016 award to Peggy Hopwood and Mary Jo Uphoff.   For the 2016 Crop Year, 356 customers of CVA customers […]

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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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Our Soybean Irrigation Strategy

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Our Soybean Irrigation Strategy from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. So as we find ourselves grinding through the month of August, we also have experienced a cool down. With these cooler temperatures has come an opportunity to look at our soybean strategy. Usually, August is when things pick up for our Soybean irrigation scheduling. We […]

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More Decisions

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Just Keep Looking from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. This is one of those same-time-every-year kind of articles—one of those that I seem to write year in and year out, I guess because the topic is so important or something… It’s early August.  You’ve been at this crop for a while now.  And it’s been […]

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The Lessons of a Single Rainfall

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The Lessons of a single Rainfall from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Last week we had a significant rainfall. For some, it wasn’t that big of a deal, but for many of us, it was the first rainfall we had over 0.25” since the end of May. I know that I don’t need to remind […]

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Let This Sink In

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Let this soak in from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. It’s no secret that I have some pet topics; Nitrogen, the planter, and compaction. This spring Keith and I both said that the issues of compaction plague us all year long. So we’ve talked about it when it came to tillage, during planting, when evaluating […]

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Introducing the Next Step

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7-27-17 Introducing the next step from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Next week marks the introduction of a new age for the Advanced Cropping Systems platform at CVA. To say that I am excited would be a bit of an understatement right now. This is going to change our ability to put information directly in […]

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It’s a Little Rough

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It’s a Little Rough from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Growers are a diverse bunch of people, but as I talk with you all as the season progresses, there is one refrain that I hear from every corner: “If I could do just one thing over, I’d…” I’ve mentioned before that the typical grower desires […]

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Other people’s mistakes!

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Other People’s Mistakes from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I know I’ve said it here before, but my Grandma had a saying. It went along the lines of “Learn from other people’s mistakes, you don’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Grandmas advice was solid. So far this year, I’ve had the opportunity […]

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The Hotrod Soybean

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The Hotrod Soybean from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. It’s that time again: my quarterly soybean article, summer version. I always him and haw a bit when it comes to writing about soybeans.  They’re just not the hot rod stuff that corn is.  Generally, they’re kind of fickle and weird.  And boring.  Like a Subaru. […]

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