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    CVA awards Oakland-Craig FFA Chapter with COLT Sponsorship
    CVA awards Oakland-Craig FFA Chapter with COLT Sponsorship
    Feb 15, 2019 | CVA
    The Oakland-Craig FFA Chapter won the sponsorship by participating in CVA’s Co-op Month challenge held this past October. The challenge was open to all FFA chapters within the cooperative’s immediate trade territory. FFA chapters were invited to celebrate National Co-op Month...
    Central Valley Ag Promotes Nic McCarthy to SVP of Agronomy
    Central Valley Ag Promotes Nic McCarthy to SVP of Agronomy
    Feb 11, 2019 | CVA
    CVA is pleased to announce the promotion of Nic McCarthy as Senior Vice President of Agronomy. He will be responsible for leading the agronomy division of CVA, focusing on providing customers exceptional agronomic expertise, innovative solutions and overall value.  McCarthy...
    CVA Hosts Annual Employee Retreat
    CVA Hosts Annual Employee Retreat
    Jan 23, 2019 | CVA
    CVA recently hosted their annual Employee Retreat in Omaha, Nebraska. The event is held to provide employees an opportunity to network with each other outside of the office and build comradery amongst employees.
    CVA Receives 2018 CFA Input Finance Program Award
    CVA Receives 2018 CFA Input Finance Program Award
    Jan 23, 2019 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag was recently recognized by The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) as a leader in using the Input Finance Program for the 2018 crop year within the CFA member base. Chuck Bibb from CFA is presenting the 2018 award to Peggy Hopwood.  
    Directors Complete
    Directors Complete "Director Certification Program"
    Jan 10, 2019 | CVA
    Gordon Luebbe and Carmen Schlickbernd, directors of the Central Valley Ag Co-op headquartered in 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...
    Rick Sanley receives award from Koch Fertilizer
    Rick Sanley receives award from Koch Fertilizer
    Dec 12, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) is excited to announce that CVA Transport (CVAT) driver Rick Sanley as the Koch Fertilizer LLC’s Fall 2018 Impact Driver of the Season winner. The terminal in Aurora, Neb. took nominations this fall in search of drivers who were passionate about...
    CVA Hosts Annual Meeting
    CVA Hosts Annual Meeting
    Nov 29, 2018 | CVA
    CVA recently hosted their Annual Meeting at the Holthus Convention Center in York, Nebraska on November 19, 2018, for member-owners to review the fiscal year. CVA reported $28 Million in Total Profit for their fiscal year 2018, ending on August 31, 2018.
    Three CVA locations receive Platinum All-In Safety Award
    Three CVA locations receive Platinum All-In Safety Award
    Nov 16, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) awards three facilities with the All-In Safety Platinum award, the highest level of achievement within CVA’s Safety Program. Fullerton and Bloomfield in Nebraska and Hinton Feed in Iowa are the three CVA locations that have earned this prestigious award.
    Central Valley Ag invests in Nebraska Cooperative Farmer Member Health Plan
    Central Valley Ag invests in Nebraska Cooperative Farmer Member Health Plan
    Nov 06, 2018 | CVA
    (York, Neb.) As costs increase for health insurance, Central Valley Ag (CVA) has worked to find ways to help keep their producer member’s health care cost affordable. Through a partnership with Land O’ Lakes, Inc. CVA is proud to offer a new health plan option to their...
    Area students receive 2018 CHS Foundation Scholarship Awards
    Area students receive 2018 CHS Foundation Scholarship Awards
    Oct 26, 2018 | CVA
    Area students have been awarded a CHS Foundation Scholarship through the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center and the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. Three freshmen were also awarded CHS Foundation Scholarships through the College of Agriculture at...
    Cooperatives are looking to the future this October
    Cooperatives are looking to the future this October
    Oct 12, 2018 | CVA
    The theme of this year’s National Co-op Month, “Co-ops See the Future,” embodies what co-ops envision and work to achieve every day—a more sustainable and inclusive tomorrow.
    2018-2019 CVA Scholarship Program Now Open
    2018-2019 CVA Scholarship Program Now Open
    Oct 03, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) offers 20 $1,000 college scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related field.
    The Junction Project Update
    The Junction Project Update
    Sep 12, 2018 | CVA
    Washington County Kansas and surrounding area producers can take advantage of CVA’s brand new 3.6 million-bushel-grain storage facility, “The Junction,” this harvest. 
    ACS Innovation Series Recap
    ACS Innovation Series Recap
    Sep 04, 2018 | CVA
    ACS Innovation Series Event Recap provides insight to the events held in August, in addition the CVA Precision team gives advice for how to finish out the 2018 growing season.
    Hordville Accepts First Load of White Corn
    Hordville Accepts First Load of White Corn
    Aug 23, 2018 | CVA
    On July 9, 2018, in Hordville, Nebraska trucks began to roll in, but they weren’t delivering just any corn, Hordville was accepting its first delivery of White Corn. Dale Broekemeier, Director of Specialty Grains at CVA, was there to ensure the process went smoothly and to...
    CVA announces #WEARECVA Photo Contest Winners
    CVA announces #WEARECVA Photo Contest Winners
    Aug 15, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag is proud to recognize three winners from the first ever #WEARECVA Photo Contest. With more than 230 photo submissions, two overall winners were recognized and one People’s Choice Award was selected by obtaining the most likes, shares and comments on Facebook.
    Covering the worst-case scenario with the Cenex Total Protection Plan
    Covering the worst-case scenario with the Cenex Total Protection Plan
    Aug 14, 2018 | CVA
    Allyn File was presented with a $18,572.95 check for coverage on his McCormick tractor enrolled in the Cenex Total Protection Plan® through Central Valley Ag (CVA). From left to right: Mark Pollet, Petroleum Service Technician, CVA, Matt File, Lora Pfeifer, CHS Refined Fuels...
    NCCEF Awards Scholarships, Two Received by CVA Member-Owners
    NCCEF Awards Scholarships, Two Received by CVA Member-Owners
    Jun 28, 2018 | CVA
    The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation (NCCEF) has awarded eight scholarships totaling $19,000 for the 2018/19 academic year to students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and the Nebraska College of...
    CVA launches #WEARECVA Photo Contest
    CVA launches #WEARECVA Photo Contest
    Jun 14, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) cooperative launches its first #WEARECVA Photo Contest. The #WEARECVA Photo Contest is accepting photo entries now through July 20, 2018. The photo contest is designed to highlight all facets of agriculture using vivid imagery.
    CVA Donates Anhydrous Tank to Columbus Fire Department
    CVA Donates Anhydrous Tank to Columbus Fire Department
    May 22, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag is committed to growing a culture that promotes the health and safety of its employees and patrons.
    CVA Announces Change in Ownership of Progressive Ag Partners, LLC
    CVA Announces Change in Ownership of Progressive Ag Partners, LLC
    May 16, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) has announced a buyout of the joint venture with Cargill in Progressive Ag Partners, LLC (PAP), located in Bradshaw, NE. This buyout will give CVA full ownership of PAP effective June 1, 2018.
    CVA Employees Run into Fitness
    CVA Employees Run into Fitness
    May 11, 2018 | CVA
    Thanks in part to a wellness initiative within the cooperative, Central Valley Ag (CVA) had 10 employees participate in the 13.1-mile race, and one employee participate in the 26.2-mile race as part of The Lincoln Marathon event on May 6 in Lincoln, Neb.
    CVA awards 20 students with $1,000 scholarship
    CVA awards 20 students with $1,000 scholarship
    Apr 30, 2018 | CVA
    (York, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) cooperative awards 20 students with a $1,000 CVA scholarship. CVA takes pride in supporting students with the determination to advance into the agricultural industry.
    CVA breaks ground at new grain facility 'The Junction'
    CVA breaks ground at new grain facility 'The Junction'
    Apr 23, 2018 | CVA
    Work on a new, modern grain facility has officially begun at Central Valley Ag (CVA) cooperative’s new site “The Junction,” north of Linn, Kansas near the intersection of highways 15 and 148.
    Mike Jordan inducted into Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame
    Mike Jordan inducted into Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame
    Apr 18, 2018 | CVA
    Mike Jordan was recently inducted into the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame during a special dinner ceremony in conjunction with the annual meeting activities of the Kansas Cooperative Council (KCC) and Kansas Farmers Service Association (KFSA).
    CVA Looks to Increase Speed and Space
    CVA Looks to Increase Speed and Space
    Apr 16, 2018 | CVA
    (York, NE) – Over the past twenty-four months, Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) has been looking at ways to increase the speed of dumping grain and add storage capabilities for producers in Washington County, Kansas. On April 2, 2018, CVA purchased land and signed...
    2015 CVA Scholarship Winners
    2015 CVA Scholarship Winners
    Apr 11, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag recently selected fifteen high school students to receive the 2015 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...
    New recycling baler adds to CVA’s sustainability initiative
    New recycling baler adds to CVA’s sustainability initiative
    Apr 11, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) cooperative added a specialized recycling baler at its Duncan Feed Mill, expanding its ability to reduce and recycle.  
    Big Check represents Big Warranty Coverage
    Big Check represents Big Warranty Coverage
    Apr 03, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag (CVA) presents Rex and Gayle Copple of Copple Farms a check for $4,607.34 for Cenex Total Protection Plan coverage on a Case-IH tractor. The Total Protection Plan extends beyond equipment manufacturers’ warranties to provide valuable coverage and peace of...
    CVA Elgin Obtains Perfect Score During HACCP Recertification
    CVA Elgin Obtains Perfect Score During HACCP Recertification
    Mar 14, 2018 | CVA
    – Central Valley Ag feed mill in Elgin Nebraska recently went through their annual HACCP recertification inspection and received a perfect score of...
    Important Information Regarding the Purchase of Products Containing Dicamba or 2,4D
    Important Information Regarding the Purchase of Products Containing Dicamba or 2,4D
    Feb 19, 2018 | CVA
    Dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides can be used lawfully in a variety of applications, when the use is in accordance with the product label, and federal and state...
    Precision Farming Dealer awards Central Valley Ag 2018 Most Valuable Dealership
    Precision Farming Dealer awards Central Valley Ag 2018 Most Valuable Dealership
    Feb 07, 2018 | CVA
    (York, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) has been honored by Precision Farming Dealer as the 2018 recipient of its 6th annual Most Valuable...
    Berggren, Carlson Complete Director Certification Program
    Berggren, Carlson Complete Director Certification Program
    Feb 05, 2018 | CVA
    Jeff Berggren and Luke Carlson, directors of Central Valley Ag Co-op headquartered in York, recently completed a four-phase educational program...
    CVA Hosts Annual Employee Retreat
    CVA Hosts Annual Employee Retreat
    Feb 01, 2018 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag Cooperative recently hosted their annual Employee Retreat in Omaha, Nebraska. The event is held to provide employees an opportunity...
    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
    Jan 05, 2018 | CVA
    On December 22, 2017, the recent tax reform package known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” was signed into law.  The new Act, effective for the...
    Iowa School Districts Receive $3,000 Grants from CHS, Central Valley Ag for Propane-powered School Bus Program
    Iowa School Districts Receive $3,000 Grants from CHS, Central Valley Ag for Propane-powered School Bus Program
    Dec 14, 2017 | CVA
    HINTON, Iowa., (Dec. 14, 2017) – Most people cannot tell from simply glancing at one as it passes down the road, but propane-powered school buses...
    CVA Receives Top Ten CFA Award
    CVA Receives Top Ten CFA Award
    Dec 08, 2017 | CVA
    (York, NE) Central Valley Ag (CVA) was recently recognized by The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) as a leader in using the Input Finance Program...
    Annual Meeting 2017
    Annual Meeting 2017
    Nov 28, 2017 | CVA
    “We are proud of the way our Cooperative performed this year in a difficult environment,” said Carl Dickinson, CEO/President of Central Valley Ag. “We...
    CVA Launches 2018 Scholarship Program
    CVA Launches 2018 Scholarship Program
    Nov 27, 2017 | CVA
    “CVA is committed to improving, encouraging and enabling the healthy development of students throughout our region,” said Carl Dickinson,...
    Central Valley Ag, Farmway officially unite September 1
    Central Valley Ag, Farmway officially unite September 1
    Sep 01, 2017 | CVA
    “We celebrate a historic milestone as we formally join Central Valley Ag and Farmway into one team embracing the cooperative spirit to deliver value...
    CVA Green Plains - St. Ed Purchase
    CVA Green Plains - St. Ed Purchase
    Aug 25, 2017 | CVA
    - Central Valley Ag has announced the purchase of the Green Plains Grain Company facility in St. Edward, Nebraska, expanding their ability to better...
    New Joint Venture: FieldReveal
    New Joint Venture: FieldReveal
    Aug 22, 2017 | CVA
    New joint venture FieldReveal capitalizes on proven precision ag platform to expand ag retailer offerings FieldReveal joint venture leverages technology...
    2017 CVA Scholarship Winners
    2017 CVA Scholarship Winners
    Jul 13, 2017 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag recently selected fifteen high school students to receive the 2017 CVA Scholarship to go towards their college education. Each student...
    NCCEF Scholarship Recipients
    NCCEF Scholarship Recipients
    Jul 12, 2017 | CVA
    York, NE - The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation has awarded eight scholarships totaling $19,000 for the 2017/18 academic year to the...
    CVA|Farmway Announce Merger
    CVA|Farmway Announce Merger
    Jun 09, 2017 | CVA
    Farmway Co-op, Inc. membership votes to approve unification with Central Valley Ag . After a series of 13 informational voting sessions, accounting firm...
    CVA Farmway Unification Information
    CVA Farmway Unification Information
    May 16, 2017 | CVA
    Farmway Concordia, KS  Click to read CVA | Farmway Unification Newsletter  WHY WOULD FARMWAY & CVA CONSIDER UNIFICATION? Both Farmway and CVA place...
    Farmway, CVA BOD Unanimously Approve Next Step in Bringing Merger to a Vote
    Farmway, CVA BOD Unanimously Approve Next Step in Bringing Merger to a Vote
    Apr 14, 2017 | CVA
    After a review of the recently completed merger study, the Board of Directors of Farmway Co-op, Inc. and Central Valley Ag both unanimously approved...
    Directors Complete
    Directors Complete "Director Certification Program"
    Feb 03, 2017 | CVA
    Alex Brookhouser, Ryan Crumly, and Pat Wemhoff, directors of the Central Valley Ag Co-op of York, recently completed a four-phase educational program...
    Central Valley Ag and Farmway to Engage in Formal Study for Merger
    Central Valley Ag and Farmway to Engage in Formal Study for Merger
    Jan 30, 2017 | CVA
    Central Valley Ag and Farmway to Engage in Formal Study for Merger – The Board of Directors for both Central Valley Ag and Farmway Co-op, Inc. have...
    CHS Foundation Now Accepting High School Scholarship Applications
    CHS Foundation Now Accepting High School Scholarship Applications
    Jan 27, 2017 | CVA
    AG STUDENTS: APPLY FOR A CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 100, $1,000 scholarships available to help pay for college Discover career opportunities in the...