Brian DeVries, Ogilvie Location Manager is retiring on December 31, 2019. Brian started with Federated in the spring of 2004 managing the petroleum operations for Federated. Brian’s accomplishments ea
Today we recognized Corey Nelson for 40 years with the co-op. I think he was hired the day he got his drivers license. For those that do not know Corey, he is a Propane Leader based in Princeton. Cor
The ground is covered with snow, the river waters are high, the barges have stopped, harvest is barely done, and fall fertilizer plans came to a standstill. Now what?
Look back at the past 12+ months
Notorious is the best word for palmer amaranth. Once it lands in a field, growers are in for a long, hard fight to rid fields of the resistant weed. Unfortunately, this weed that has plagued farmers t
Federated’s Discovery Plots yield invaluable information for Federated growers because they provide local data in real time. Plot harvest concluded in the past two weeks and results have been compiled
It’s good “to have the thinking done ahead of time,” said Brad Hipsag, Federated ag sales rep at the Ogilvie location. Thinking things through is the biggest part of planning and good crop management.
It’ll be tempting with the late harvest and the rough year that preceded it to just git ‘er done and move on to 2020, but don’t be done quite yet.
“The weather environment of this past season was cha
“We’ve had tough conditions for harvest.” And the delayed maturity of crops has been “very challenging for growers,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s agronomy sales manager. Harvest is proving to be “a
A wet and late harvest is quickly progressing throughout the five-state area, and as propane demands skyrocket, supply is not keeping pace. According to Mark Grave, Federated’s director of energy, pro