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Open House

Join us as we celebrate the new partnership between Key Cooperative and LRI.


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.


Heads You Win. Tales You Win.

Regardless of the season, with 360 Y-DROP, you win.


Scout Nutrient Deficiencies Early in the Season

As corn starts to emerge amid cool and wet soil conditions, the potential for nutrient deficiencies is high. Proper diagnosis is the important first step to management. Next is deciding how to manage those deficiencies once they start.


Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.


A Showcase of the Pork Industry

More than 20,000 pork professionals, including more than 1,000 international visitors, are expected to participate in the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7-9, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. The world’s largest pork-specific trade show, educational seminars, live-hog shows, MusicFest and more will fill the long list of events.

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