Medford Cooperative

Author: allisonr

While most of us have enjoyed the warmer than average winter so far (I know I have), this year’s El Nino weather pattern has wreaked havoc on other parts of the country. The produce industry has seen the worst north to south transition in growing areas in recorded history. California vegetables like head lettuce, celery, broccoli and cauliflower have severely been affected by this weather. This annual transition takes place around two major holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas) so as supply…

As we know, old man winter is on his way if we like it or not! Now is a good time to get your vehicle ready! Make sure you always have a full tank of gas (at least no lower than half) to avoid freezing and in a case of being stranded in an emergency situation where you would need then engine to run for heat Make sure your vehicle has all the seasonal fluids full and ready! Purchase winter windshield…

Fall is in the air which means one thing to our Agronomy department – HARVEST TIME! We are getting into high moisture corn season, we don’t have any information yet on yields but it’s looking good! We will be sure to provide an update as we have more information. Soybeans are in full harvest. We are seeing above average yields this year at about 40-45 bushels. Jim Bucki Agronomy Manager

Small Grain Small grain harvest is in full swing. Grain quality looks really good this year. The cooler season has actually helped small grain fill out so we should have a heavier grain which will mean a more marketable product for our customers.   Soybeans Soybeans are filling and the recent rain will help them fill out even more. The soybeans in our area look really nice right now. If we could get about an inch of rain every week…

Our Tanks of Thanks recipients have been selected! Thanks to the following people for their kind deeds and service: Father Gerard Willger Tammy Renly Brad & Jenn Rau Leon Gustafson Judd Hraby Brian Bucki Jennifer Frenzel Al Leonard Tracy and Karen Shook Carrie Kraucyk Joyce Vahl Kenneth Klahn Tanks of Thanks Celebration Details Grab some food anytime between 5:00-7:00 PM All food sale proceeds will go to the Meals in a Backpack program Recipient Reception – 6:30 PM Superhero Costume Contest…

The time has come…we are looking for nominations. The people in our community who do good things, often with little or no recognition. Our third annual Tanks of Thanks celebration is set for August 13! This year we are joining forces with Parkfest to make the event bigger and better. Before we can celebrate the individuals – we need you to nominate them. Download the nomination form or call us at (715) 748-2056 to nominate someone by July 15.

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