News and Events


Key Offering No-Fee Minimum Price Contracts

The Minimum Price contract is a risk management tool that provides a price floor while still retaining upside market potential. As it provides a price floor, we can get cash in hand up to the price floor. We also have until mid to late summer to finish pricing it without paying any storage fees.


Key Cooperative Gifts more than $10,000 in Matching Grants and Donations to Feed Families

Key Cooperative announced today a total of more than $10,000 had been donated to local food pantries and hunger relief programs this May.


Boots on the Ground, Eyeballs Out in the Field

Recently, Key Cooperative agronomist Ben Hollingshead was featured on WHO’s The Big Show.


Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Payment Calculator Information Released

Want to know more about the CFAP application process? Check out the newly released video from the USDA.
Signup runs May 26 – August 28.


The Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Announces Scholarship Opportunity

The Iowa Institute for Cooperatives is pleased to announce it

USDA to Host Webinar for Producers Interested in Applying for Direct Payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

As part of President Trump and Secretary Perdue’s April 17 announcement of a $19 billion Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program, USDA will provide $16 billion in direct support based on losses for agricultural producers where prices and market supply chains have been impacted.


Key Cooperative Update on COVID-19

As a member-owned cooperative, the safety and well-being of our member-owners, employees, and community is and will always be front and center. We are obligated to manage the continuity of our business for the best interests of everyone involved.


Iowans Can Remain Confident in Beef as State Recognizes May Beef Month, Even as Society Faces Uncertain Times

Though faced with the similar concerns as other Americans across the country during these trying times, beef farmers are

Congratulations Class of 2020

We are happy to announce the students that have been selected to receive a scholarship from Key Cooperative this spring.


Farmers to Get Up To $250,000 Each in Coronavirus Cash, with More Possible

In addition, the government will spend $3 billion to buy fruit, vegetables, dairy, and meat, which will then be donated to food banks and other charities.


An Update for Producers on COVID-19 Legislation & Resources

Charles Brown and Kristine Tidgren from Iowa State University Extension provide an update for producers on COVID-19 legislation and resources applicable to their farming business.

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