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CVA celebrates National FFA Week

Feb 23, 2021

Each year, FFA chapters and supporters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. It’s a time to share what FFA is and the impact it has on members every day.

Central Valley Ag Announces Launch of CVA Elite Agronomy Products

Feb 01, 2021

(York, Neb.) Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) is excited to announce CVA Elite, a proprietary line-up of Adjuvants, Stabilizers, Growth Promoters, & Seed Treatments that will be offered for the 2021 growing season. 

DIRECTORS COMPLETE "DIRECTOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM"

Jan 15, 2021

Derek Appley and Ryan May, 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 completion of the program.

Central Valley Ag Announces Jeff Bechard as SVP of Grain

Jan 07, 2021

(YORK, Neb.) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) is pleased to announce Jeff Bechard as Senior Vice President of Grain. He will be responsible for leading the grain division of CVA, focused on providing the best markets to local producers in the challenging grain marketing environment. Bechard has extensive experience in the grain industry, including management positions with Frenchman Valley Farmers Cooperative and AgMark LLC.  

Central Valley Ag Delivers Value

Dec 22, 2020

Central Valley Ag (CVA) continues to give back to patrons, demonstrating the cooperative spirit. Recently, CVA’s Board of Directors approved the distribution of patronage to its member-owners. A total payout of $10.0 Million was approved based on Central Valley Ag’s continuing success. $4.35 Million will be returned in cash, while the remaining $5.65 Million has been allocated as non-qualified equity to be returned in a future year.

CVA Hosts Virtual Annual Meeting

Dec 01, 2020

Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) recently hosted its Annual Meeting virtually on November 23, 2020, for member-owners to review the fiscal year. CVA reported $22.9 million in Total Profit from $1.5 billion in total sales for their fiscal year 2020, ending on August 31, 2020.

Growing Interest in Hemp

Aug 15, 2020

Industrial Hemp has been a controversial plant for the past 70 years. It is still illegal to grow in nine states, including Iowa. But with new technology, increasing interest, and better education, the doors are opening, allowing Hemp to become a more accepted alternative crop for growers looking to diversify their operations. In 2019, only ten producers in Nebraska received a license to grow industrial Hemp. For the 2020 growing season, the state allowed an unlimited number of permits, resulting in 87 active industrial hemp growers in Nebraska.

CVA announces Photo Contest winners

Jul 29, 2020

(YORK, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) awards James Claassen of Meade, Kan. as the CVA Photo Contest top winner. Jeannie Fisher of Monroe, Neb. was selected as the People’s Choice Award recipient.  

Nic McCarthy is appointed to EPA's Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee

Jun 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (June 17, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler is announcing the appointment of thirty-three members to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). Established in 2008, the FRRCC provides independent policy advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities.

Dicamba Customer Communication

Jun 10, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a cancellation order for three dicamba herbicides:

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