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The Agronomy Team is up and running, at the Woodward Location. Contact the Agronomist at the location to fill your farming needs.


Wallace Farmer discusses water flow and conservation efforts, featuring Heartland Co-op's Ruth McCabe.


Reach out to the Conservation Team to maximize your field or

check out their future events this summer!



Heartland Co-op is proud to present our

Agriculture Scholarship Award Recipients for 2022-23

Congratulations Future Leaders!


We are excited to share Heartland Co-op made the CropLife Magazine 
"Top 10 in Grain Revenue among Ag Retailers" list!
Read more in the article from CropLife in the link below.




Heartland Co-op has career opportunities open in several departments.

Check them all out on our website and apply today!





_Secretary Naig Recognizes Conservation Leaders at Agribusiness Showcase

        "DES MOINES, Iowa—Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced two leaders in conservation awards during the Iowa Agribusiness Showcase and Conference today. Hands On Excavating and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Ruth McCabe, conservation agronomist with Heartland Coop, were recognized with the Secretary’s Iowa Ag Leader Award for Conservation. The Secretary’s Iowa Ag Leader Awards are presented to people and organizations that make exceptional contributions to the state’s agriculture community." -KWBG

 To read more click here





Heartland Co-op Conservation Director, Thomas Fawcett

Highlights Conservation Partnership


The Heartland Co-op Conservation team once again is making headlines in soil conservation efforts, Thomas Fawcett, taking the lead on this one with a great partnership.

 Read more here https://www.agriculture.com/crops/cover-crops/seeder-project-increases-cover-crop-adoption-and-water-quality-benefits  



Ruth McCabe Nuffield International Scholar 


Ruth McCabe selected as 2022 Nuffield International Scholar

To read more about Ruth and this award click here

Check out her video about Conservation efforts at Heartland Co-op 



Retirement of Marc Melhus

To read more about this click here.





EVP of Operations Announced

Read full anouncement here





The Conservation Team was recently featured on "The Big Show"

See the photos and listen to the podcast here.

The conservation team has been working hard on making a difference.

Check out some of their videos here.


Corn field with Heartland Logo




EVP of Grain and Risk Management Announced 

Learn more about Tim Cassidy


Cargill Announcement

Learn more here





Apply Today, Deadline March 4, 2022 

scholarship from Heartland Coop image


To apply and learn more click here or on the image





Heartland Co-op Board Tours Re-Build Progress

The Heartland Cooperative board vistited the Malcom, Elberon, and Pickering, facilities last week.

These locations were heavily impacted by the 2020 Derecho and are nearing re-build completion.  Each facility is not just being repaired but re-built bigger and faster then they were before the storm.





Chris Behrens announced as the new EVP of Sales & Marketing

Read full announcement: HERE


  Iowa Project AWARE 

Read the full article to learn about the clean up project: HERE



Alliance Goes Statewide to Improve Resource, Conservation Management

Read the full article: HERE

View the ACWA Board Members HERE



Manage Your Farm Intentionally

Read full article and learn about the workshops to be held HERE

Register HERE to learn why responsible landownership is so important.



 Ruth McCabe, was featured in Successful Farming for her efforts at Heartland Co-op 

Read her piece: HERE



Spotlight on a Heartland Co-op employee: Krista Meyer, District 6 Director for IPGA

Read full profile: HERE



 NCFC Names Tom Hauschel, 2020 Robert B. Engel Farmer Cooperative Manager of the Year

Read the full article: HERE

Watch clip of award presentation: HERE



Spotlight on Heartland Co-op's Conservation Efforts

Read the full article: HERE




John Finneseth, one of Heartland Co-op's Agronomists, named in "The Scoop"'s 40 Under 40 as a leader in Ag retail

John's Bio: HERE

Full December 2020 issue of "The Scoop": HERE

December 2020


Heartland Co-op and Dave Coppess, VP of Agronomy for Heartland, received awards for their outstanding leadership in improving conservation and water quality in Iowa

Read the press release: HERE

 November 2020


Naig: ‘Farmers and Landowners Who Seed Fall Cover Crops Can Apply for Crop Insurance Discounts’

Participating farmers qualify for a $5 per acre discount on crop insurance

Read the press release: HERE

Submitt applications: HERE

 November 2020


ACWA Code of Practice

Read the press release: HERE

Nitrogen Fertilization Application Guideline

October 2020



WHO the Big Show, Radio Show – Clean water in Iowa series

Pictured above from left to right: Tom Hauschel (CEO Heartland Co-op), Roger Wolf (Iowa Soybean Association), Dave Coppess (EVP of Sales and Marketing at Heartland Co-op), Jason Weller (Vice President at Truterra LLC), Mike Naig (Iowa Secretary of Agriculture)

Heartland Co-op sponsored a visit from the Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here campaign on October 6th at Fred Martens' farm in Winterset, IA.

The event was broadcast on Newsradio 1040 WHO on the WHO Big Show as a way to showcase Iowa’s leadership in the effort to improve water quality in the Mississippi and Missouri River Watersheds.

Heartland is a proud partner in the “Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here” campaign. Click the link above to learn more. 


Click below to listen to the podcast episodes






AG Retailer Group Continue's Commitment Toward Clean Water

Read press release: HERE



Derecho Storm - Heartland Co-op Update

9/9 update: HERE

8/10 update:  HERE



Heartland Co-op CEO meets with Sonny Perdue

On September 3rd, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, traveled to Iowa to see firsthand the damage caused by the hurricane-like derecho last month and the ongoing severe drought. Afterwards, Tom Hauschel, spoke with Sonny on the impact this event has had on Iowa Co-op's.  



Naig: USDA Secretarial Derecho Disaster Declaration Helps Farmers on the Road to Recovery

Read more: HERE



Governor Reynolds, Secretary Naig, Iowa Beef Producers Launch “Beef Up Iowa” to Help Feed Iowans

 Read more: HERE




Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Launches Resource Coordination Center to Assist Livestock Producers

Read more information about (IRCC) HERE

IRCC Help Form



Governor Reynolds, Secretary Naig, Iowa Pork Producers Association Launch “Pass the Pork” Program to Help Feed Iowans 

  Read more: HERE




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