In the Field with Agtegra Cooperative

Roscoe, SD

Where weather is cooperative we have been planting into some of the fittest soils for planting I can remember for quite a few years. Seed is going in perfect and planters are closing seed trench beautifully. […]
In the Field with Agtegra Cooperative

Isabel, SD

Planting with Agtegra Cooperative continues on the Lindskov Ranch Putting soybean in, corn is developing radicle root and just starting to develop mesocotyl. Should start to to see emergence with warmer temperatures in forecast. […]
From Washington with John Block

Mother on My Mind

Being in lock down like most of our citizens and trying to celebrate Mother’s Day made me think. My mother was so dedicated to my 2 sisters, me and of course my dad. Mom & Dad were married in 1934 and in 1935 I was born. We were living in a small house with no running water, no bathroom and no electricity but we had an outhouse. […]
In the Field with Agtegra Cooperative

Isabel, SD

Getting planters ready on the Lindskov Ranch in Isabel, SD with Agtegra Cooperative staff to hit the fields. Both planters are dialed in, placing seed at perfect depth and spacing. […]
From Washington with John Block

Virus is Expensive

The cost of unemployment and economic hardship from the global coronavirus pandemic is no small change. We have not had to face anything like this since World War II. […]
From Washington with John Block

Tough Times

It seems like every day another major meat processing plant is closed. We have farms with hundreds or thousands of pigs ready for market but they can’t find any plants that will take their pigs. […]
Hot Barn Report

Mackenzie Johnston: Fired for Standing Up for the American Rancher

I have always believed it is important to speak the truth and speak it loudly. It is essential to speak it loudly when its’s on behalf of someone else. These beliefs of mine propelled me to create two Facebook posts explaining my termination. Somewhere along the line we forgot to protect our independent producers, and this unfortunate situation allowed me to speak up for those producers. […]