Great Bend Co-op News

    Agronomic Top 3 for July 2022
    Jul 14, 2022 |
    Here are three important agronomic decisions that you should be thinking about right now: Wheat Stubble Weed ControlFungicide on CornSoil Sampling by Zone or Grid
    Merger Happening This Fall 2022
    Jul 08, 2022 |
    Members of Farmers Co-op of Carmen (OK) vote "YES" to merging with Great Bend Co-op. 
    Wheat Protein Premium for 2022
    Jun 06, 2022 |
    New for Wheat Harvest 2022 - Wheat Protein Premium at Settlement on Qualifying Grain
    Great Bend Co-op Signs Letter of Intent to Merge with Farmers Co-op of Carmen (OK)
    Apr 06, 2022 |
    The Boards of Directors of Great Bend Co-op (KS) and Farmers Co-op of Carmen (OK) are excited to announce that they have signed a letter of intent to pursue a study to determine if a merger/unification of the two cooperatives would be beneficial for the member-owners.
    Announcing the Formation of the Cooperative Supply and Service Alliance (CSSA)
    Mar 01, 2022 |
    Following the Sixth Cooperative Principle “Cooperation Among Cooperatives,” The Great Bend Co-op (Great Bend, KS) and The Cooperative Grain and Supply Company (Bazine, KS) are pleased to announce the formation of the Cooperative Supply and Service Alliance (CSSA...
    Great Bend Co-op Donates $30,000 to Wildfire Relief Programs
    Feb 01, 2022 |
    Great Bend Co-op is honored to donate a total of $30,000 back to our communities as part of the Wildfire Relief efforts after the devestating fires of December 15th, 2021. The $20,000 contribution from Great Bend Co-op was partially matched by funds from Cenex (CHS) of $10,000...

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    Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions
    Nov 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data. The Value...
    3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions
    Nov 01, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging reliable, quality data. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are using the most relevant...
    The Latest Innovation in Soybean Seed Treatments
    Oct 20, 2022 | Answer Plot
    How much time and thought do you put into your seed treatment decisions? If you’re like many growers, probably not too much. Seed treatments are critical for starting your soybean season off successfully. If you have a healthy root system in June, you have the opportunity to...
    Get a Grip on Crop Protection
    Oct 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Choose adjuvants with research numbers that matter more than ever before. When choosing adjuvants, how do you know they’ll do the job? The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch? What about data? In 2023, we may be faced with continued supply...
    5 Key Considerations For 2023 Seed Selection
    Oct 10, 2022 | Answer Plot
    As you harvest this year’s crop, it’s time to start thinking about the next. Seed selection is one of the largest and most important decisions you make each season so it’s important to prioritize objective data and attributes over flashy marketing and slick sales pitches. Here...