News/Events

CVA Receives Top Ten CFA Award

(York, NE) Central Valley Ag (CVA) was recently recognized by The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) as a leader in using the Input Finance Program for the 2017 crop year within the CFA member base. Chuck Bibb, CFA Customer Relationships Manager, presented the 2017 award to Peggy Hopwood, CVA SVP of Member Services. For the 2017 […]

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Annual Meeting 2017

CVA Board Chairman Dave Beckman addresses the attendees of CVA’s Annual Meeting. (York, NE) –Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) recently hosted their Annual Meeting for member-owners to review the fiscal year. CVA reported $21.7 Million in Total Profit for fiscal year 2017 ending on August 31, 2017. “We are proud of the way our Cooperative […]

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CVA launches 2018 Scholarship Program

Central Valley Ag (CVA) opens its 2018 Scholarship Program offering 20 $1,000 college scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education in an agriculturally related field. “CVA is committed to improving, encouraging and enabling the healthy development of students throughout our region,” said Carl Dickinson, CVA CEO. “And by helping our youth pursue […]

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Central Valley Ag, Farmway officially unite September 1

After a Farmway membership vote of approval of 91% on June 8, Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) and Central Valley Ag (CVA) officially unite into one cooperative September 1, 2017. The new Central Valley Ag will consist of 90 locations across Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas with more than 800 employees dedicated to serving its producer-owners. CVA […]

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CVA Green Plains – St. Ed Purchase

(York, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) has announced the purchase of the Green Plains Grain Company facility in St. Edward, Nebraska, expanding their ability to better serve member-owners. The agreement between CVA and Green Plains Grain will finalize sometime prior to September 1, 2017. Following closing, CVA will operate the new facility in conjunction […]

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New joint venture: FieldReveal

New joint venture FieldReveal capitalizes on proven precision ag platform to expand ag retailer offerings FieldReveal joint venture leverages technology and essential local expertise to support more ag retailers and growers with a proven precision ag platform built by agronomists for agronomists. Four leading agribusinesses, Wheat Growers, Landus Cooperative, Central Valley Ag and WinField United, […]

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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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Preparing for Winter Feed Needs

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With the unseasonably warm weather we are having lately it’s hard to believe that we are talking about looking ahead to winter feed needs. As we all know, weather can change very quickly around here! For winter feed needs we need to look at couple things.  Keep on top of your bulk feed inventory whether […]

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The Off Season

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The Off Season from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I know many of you are sports fans. NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, pick your favorite. They all share something in common, the offseason. Immediately after the season is over, teams and players switch into an offseason mentality. For the next couple of weeks, they go on […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive: 1 Year Later

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It is hard to believe we are almost throughout the first year of the FDA’s Veterinary Feed Directive. I can say this, it wasn’t as bad as we thought!  As with all new things, there are challenges. The biggest challenge was education on all sides; Veterinarians who were not accustomed to prescribing these products, Feed […]

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Best Practices for Winter Fuel Handling

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  CHANGE YOUR FILTER! An often overlooked item, and the most crucial, is to start the Winter with a new fuel filter on both your tank and your equipment. Water collects in filters over time and easily freezes inside the filter as the temperatures dip below freezing. Our most common cold weather issue is related […]

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Options for feeding calves after creep

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Our calves are done with creep feed so now what… Now that we are done with creep feed for the year what are some options for feeding our calves? Depending on what a producer has in mind there are self-feeder options as well as hand or bunk fed. Let’s start with self-feeders, calves that have […]

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The Culmination of Many Factors

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The Culmination of many factors from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. This years corn harvest has been an eventful season, and as we come to a close and put 2017 in the books, there may be some things weighing on your mind before we begin 2018. One of them is undoubtedly hybrid performance this fall. […]

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Compaction: What We Can or Should Do About It This Fall

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11-9-17 Compaction Remediaton from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo.   So this topic of compaction has been on my mind all year long. We talked about it this spring as we had a cool, ok cold planting season. I talked about it as it related to water infiltration and we discussed its effects on irrigation. […]

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DownForce at Harvest

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Downforce at Harvest from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. This is my favorite time of year to talk about Hydraulic Downforce and planters. And no, it’s not just because I have you captive in the cab of something as you read this article or watch this video. It’s a great time of year because we […]

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