News & Updates


Reduce Stress with Automated Fuel

Today's agricultural developments make it possible for farmers to guarantee appropriate fuel supply without lifting a finger – a capability that wasn't available a decade ago.

Thanks to advancements in technology, remembering to refill your bulk fuel tank doesn’t need to be stressful. As you enter planting season, consider enrolling in an automated fuel delivery program.

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Proactively Prep Your Equipment for Spring Planting

With balmy spring temperatures around the corner, it’s already time to start planning for spring planting. Proactively preparing your equipment is the best method to prevent unnecessary repairs and downtime during the busiest time of the year. Before you head out to the fields, get your equipment ready for action by taking a minute to review the preventive maintenance guide below.

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COVID-19 Response Plan

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United Cooperative Looks Out For Our Customers

If you’ve ever lost your wallet, you know it’s an experience you never want to repeat — not only because it means you’re out a wad of cash, but also because it means you may have exposed your private credit card information.

These days, keeping your personal data safe involves much more than just looking after your wallet. Criminals have many ways of stealing credit card information from right under your nose – even if you never let your card out of your sight.

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Cenex Total Protection Plan: Unsurpassed Coverage for Peace of Mind

For generations, agricultural producers have chosen the superior protection and performance of Cenex® Ruby Fieldmaster® Premium Diesel Fuel and Cenex lubricants, to ensure their critical equipment is ready when it's needed most. Season after season, they've experienced dependable performance and extended equipment life, plus the peace of mind in knowing their operation's most valuable assets are protected.

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Offer to Purchase Contract: Manage Your Fuel Price Risk

When your business is powered by bulk refined fuels, such as farming, construction or trucking, the cost of fuel can make or break profitability. The best fuel prices are negotiated far in advance through fuel contracts. Manage your fuel price risk by starting with an Offer to Purchase contract from United Cooperative. An Offer to Purchase contract helps manage the ups and downs of the fuel market and links your fuel price need directly to the world market.

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4 Essential Lubricant Tips for Winterizing Farm Equipment

Harvest is tough. Once you've made it through some of the hardest weeks of the year, both you and your equipment deserve some R&R. But before your rigs take a long winter’s nap, it’s important to get them ready for sitting dormant in the cold.

Even when your equipment isn’t running, lubricants play an essential role in keeping it protected. That’s why, as part of your yearly winterizing routine, you'll want to assess your equipment’s fluids. Use these four lubricant tasks to protect your rigs all the way to spring.

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Preparing Your Propane-Powered Home For Winter

Temperatures are dropping, which means many homeowners are turning up the thermostat to heat their homes. For those who heat their homes with propane, preparation can help make  for a safe and easy transition. 

Rural homes in particular require extra steps to keep the inside warm and cozy all winter long. Below are some tips and tricks to help ensure your home is heated by propane safely and efficiently all winter long.

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Weed Control: Unleash Yield Potential.

By Jim Kemink, Vice President of Agronomy & Sales

United Cooperative is excited to introduce Enlist E3 soybeans for the 2020 growing season. Enlist E3™ soybeans offer the most advanced trait technology available in soybeans, providing a new standard for weed control and yield performance.

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EXPERT VIEW: Continue to Focus on Heat Abatement

By Lizzy French,  PhD, United Cooperative Feed Specialist

As we continue to move through summer months, it is important to review if we are doing all we can to keep our animals safe during these hotter temperatures. Animals under heat stress decrease in dry matter intake, milk production, conception rate, and can calve earlier.

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