News and Events


2018 Market Outlook Meetings

Hear from industry professionals at one of our upcoming grain market outlook meetings. 14 meetings will be held to better serve our member-owners.


Iowa Program Offers Crop Insurance Premium Reduction for Cover Crop Use

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) has announced a new program aimed at increasing acres of cover crops in the state.


Report Highlights Food, Ag Science Breaktroughs

Explores success of research projects funded by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative


Different Kind of Breakdown

Cornstalks can be a blessing and a curse. While we all know the importance of residue, it’s also

Prevent Compaction with Field Traffic Plan

With harvest underway, some producers are concerned about compaction as their large combines and grain carts move across the

Iowa Crop Performance Tests for Soybeans Marks 50th Anniversary

The Iowa Crop Improvement Association, an Iowa State University affiliated nonprofit, is marking the 50th anniversary of its Iowa Crop Performance Tests for Soybeans, which offers Iowa farmers independent information to help select the best soybeans for their needs.


Key Cooperative and LRI form partnership

Local business partnership forges improved community commitment.


Bill Northey Nominated for USDA Under Secretary Post

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture has been nominated for USDA’s Under Secretary of Farm Production and Conservation


Top 5 Benefits of Premium Diesel

Which fuel to use may not always be top of mind, but switching to a premium diesel can increase overall efficiency and equipment longevity.


Key Cooperative Welcomes New Leadership

Long time Key Cooperative Operations Manager, Boyd Brodie is selected as CEO


China's Appetite for U.S. Soybeans Remains Strong

Chinese buyers agreed to purchase more than $5 billion worth of soybeans today leading up to a historic Iowa agricultural trade mission to the country next week.

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