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Project update for the Graettinger Project:

-Posted January 02, 2024-

Before Christmas, Pro Cooperative donated 240 Holiday Hams to 5 counties in the area. Click on the button to read more about this community project!

Project update for the Graettinger Project:

-Posted December 29, 2023-

The Graettinger project is moving along nicely! The walls and footings are being set for concrete! Take a look at the photos to see the changes this past month!

Project update for the Terril Project:

-Posted December 29, 2023-

Structurally speaking, the building is almost completely up! Take a look at the photos to see the changes this past month!

Pro Cooperative is building an Agronomy Center in Terril!

-Posted November 03, 2023-

Pro Cooperative is building an agronomy warehouse at the Terril location! Be sure to click the photos to learn all about this new seed + chemical warehouse with liquid fertilizer mixing and new office!

Pro Cooperative Served 1600 Harvest Meals!

-Posted October 30, 2023-

Pro Cooperative thanks their employees and customers by grilling meals during the 2023 fall harvest. Click the button below to view the thank you message from Pro Cooperative.

Pro Cooperative is building an 800,000-bushel grain bin at their Graettinger location

-Posted October 25, 2023-

Pro Cooperative is building an 800,000-bushel grain bin at the Graettinger location! Click the view more button to read all about one of our 2024 capital improvement projects!

Pro Cooperative's 2023 Annual Meeting Notification

-Posted October 15, 2023-

Pro Cooperative will be hosting their 2023 Annual Meeting on December 7th at the Pocahontas Expo Center. To learn more details, click the button below:

Pro Cooperative 2023 Grain Policy

-Posted September 05, 2023-

Pro Cooperative has released the new 2023 Grain Policy. Take a look.

Pro Cooperative Partners with Pocahontas Fire Department

-Posted August 29, 2023-

Pro Cooperative is very passionate about supporting our local fire department and first responders. In late July, Pro Cooperative hosted a grain bin rescue training for the Pocahontas Fire Department to learn how to properly save someone in a bin if someone is trapped inside. This was a very educational afternoon, be sure to click this link to read the whole story

Pro Cooperative's Summer Market Outlook Meeting

-Posted July 09, 2023-

Join us on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM for an evening filled with marketing updates featuring Matt Campbell, Risk Management Consultant at StoneX Financial Inc. and Erik Triggs, Risk Manager with Energy RMS. Please note the location change! We will be hosting the meeting at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg.
For more information, call Chris or Jamie at 712-335-3060.

Let's load a train in Havelock!

-Posted June 19, 2023-

Have you watched a grain train be loaded? Come along with Pro Cooperative as we load a train in late April.

Milford Location's Update

-Posted April 06, 2023-

Pro Cooperative’s Milford location is now safer and more efficient after installing a bottom side truck loading system. The upgrade has been a game changer, according to facility Manager, Dale Garber. The old top fill system required truckers to climb on top of their trucks to fill. The new bottom load system allows drivers to load product through the bottom valves with an overfill prevention system. Click the link below to learn more about Milford’s new update!

Pro Cooperative Supports ACSDIA Scholarship

-Posted March 30, 2023-

Pro Cooperative supports a scholarship provided through Ag Cooperatives Safety Directors of Iowa (ACSDIA) to High School Students pursuing a career in Agriculture. As a founding member of ACSDIA, Mark Hambleton was dedicated to the future of Ag safety and those working in and around ag. Mark was the Safety Director at Pro Cooperative for many years. If you are interested in learning more about this scholarship, please click the link below. The application deadline is April 28th.

Pro Cooperative's Summer 2023 Dust Control Application is now available!

-Posted March 22, 2023-

Is your dust out of control?! Pro Cooperative has an easy solution to, what seems like, a never ending problem. We are now accepting applications for our 2023 Dust Control Program this summer! We are using a product called Magnesium Chloride, which is a clear, odorless and environmentally friendly product to control dust in rural areas! To find out more about our 2023 Summer Dust Control Program, please click the link below.

Join us in Gilmore City on March 21st at the Service Center and help celebrate our Grand Reopening of the shop!

-Posted February 24, 2023-

Several months ago, the Gilmore City Service Center location was closed when Pro did not have enough Automotive Technicians to operate the shop safely. Through a chain of events and the re-hiring of some key people, we are excited to be reopening the Gilmore City Service Center location!
 
At the Open House, we will be having a drawing for a chance to win a free oil change, door prizes, as well as a smoked pork loin lunch being served by Arnold Motor Supply! You do not want to miss this celebration so mark your calendars to join us at the Gilmore City Service Center Open House!

Pro Cooperative is excited to announce its own line of cattle mineral tubs!

-Posted February 20, 2023-

Pro Cooperative just launched our own brand of cattle mineral lick tubs! Be sure to click the button below to learn more!

WinField United and Pro Cooperative host an educational Agronomy Meeting!

-Posted February 15, 2023-

WinField United and Pro Cooperative will be hosting an educational meeting on February 21st, 2023 starting at 10 am. This meeting will be held at The Shores in Emmetsburg, IA. For more info, click the button below.

Pro Cooperative Donates and Delivers 240 Holiday Hams!

-Posted January 19, 2023-

During the past holiday season, Pro Cooperative donated 240 holiday hams to the Upper Des Moines Opportunity facilities of Pocahontas County, Emmet County, Humboldt and Palo Alto County as well as the New Opportunities of Calhoun County. Click the link below to read more.

Good Morning from Havelock!

-Posted January 09, 2023-

Take a look at the progress at the facility this morning! Right before the end of the 2022, the construction company began digging the boot pit on the north side of the elevator. Additionally, they moved dirt for the new probing station and truck staging area located west of the office. Be sure to stay tuned to Pro Cooperative’s Facebook page for more updates this spring after the ground thaws. The project is still projected to be completed before harvest 2023.

Pro's Winter Outlook Meeting on Jan 17th

-Posted January 04, 2023-

Be sure to join us at Pro Cooperative’s Winter Outlook meeting on January 17th starting at 9 am. The event will be held at The Shores in Emmetsburg. Matt Campbell, Erik Triggs and Karl Stenerson will provide an update on the ag markets. Be sure to join us on Tuesday, January 17th!

Announcement in regards to the recording of the 2022 Annual Meeting

- Posted December 09, 2022 -

At last night’s Pro Cooperative Annual Meeting, we experienced technical difficulties during the recording process and we were unable to record the video. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. If you would like a copy of Pro Cooperative’s Financial Report or have further questions, please call 712-335-3060.

Pro Cooperative's Board of Directors Announce 2022's Annual Meeting

- Posted November 18, 2022 -

Be sure to join us at Pro Cooperative’s Annual Meeting on December 8th in Pocahontas. Click the button below to view more.

Pro Cooperative Announces Havelock Grain Project:

- Posted November 9, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative is very excited to announce the expansion of our Havelock location. Click the link to learn more!

Pro's 2022 Customer and Employee Appreciation Lunches Schedule:

- Posted Sept 26, 2022 -

We are so appreciative of our producers and employees here at Pro Cooperative and we wanted to provide a nice and warm lunch to all this harvest season! Be sure to click the button below to view our schedule!

Pro's Soil Temperature Probes are live on our website!

- Posted Sept 6, 2022 -

We are so excited to announce that Pro Cooperative now has two soil probes to read what the soil’s temperature is! These two soil probes are in Manson, Iowa and Terril, Iowa and reads the temperatures at both a 6-inch depth and a 12-inch depth. The temperatures are recorded and updated every hour on the website. You can find this information under the agronomy tab on the top of Pro’s website.

Pro Cooperative's Energy Manager Announcement:

- Posted Aug 22, 2022 -

After 20 years of service to Pro Cooperative as the Energy Manager, Rod Stoulil has announced his retirement. Click the button below to read more.

Pro's Manson location will be closed Aug 19, 2022

- Posted Aug 16, 2022 -

Pro’s Manson location will not be receiving or loading grain all day tomorrow, Friday, Aug 19, 2022.

Our Manson location’s office will be open still but we will not be handing grain tomorrow. Please call if you have questio

Pro Cooperative is hiring seasonal help!

- Posted Aug 16, 2022 -

Harvest is approaching and that means a busy time for farmers, and a busy time for Pro Cooperative! Pro Cooperative’s looking for full-time and seasonal help to assist with fall harvest at these locations: Ayrshire, Bradgate, Gilmore City, Graettinger, Havelock, Manson, Pioneer, Pocahontas, Plover, Rolfe, Ruthven, Rutland, Terril and Wallingford. Flexible scheduling comes with the positions. To find out more information regarding these positions, contact Amy at Pro Cooperative at 712-335-3060.

Announcement from Pro's Feed Department:

- Posted July 26, 2022 -

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, Pro Cooperative will be closing the Rolfe Feed Mill effective July 29th 2022. With the short notice of our closure, Pro will continue to make feed for transitioning customers during the month of August or until inventory runs out at the Rolfe Feed Mill. Please click the red button below to read more. 

Pro Cooperative's RAGBRAI announcement

- Posted July 21, 2022 -

RAGBRAI is coming through our area on July 25th and 26th.  The Pocahontas elevator will be closed for grain receiving and loading during those days for safety on July 25th and 26th.  Havelock and Rolfe’s elevator will be also closed on July 26th for grain receiving and loading.  Additionally, Pocahontas Auto Center will be closed on July 26th.  Rolfe Feed Mill will be closed July 26th.  Rolfe Auto Center and Rolfe Heartland will be open conducting business as usual. 
Please give us a call if you have any questions and/or concerns.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Pro will be extending our free price later program until October 15th, 2022

- Posted July 14, 2022 -

We are extending our free price later program until Oct 15, 2022 on old crop grain deliveries. Please give us a call to roll your old price later contract or for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Terril's 24/7 fuel station is NOW OPEN!!

- Posted July 1, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative is soooo excited to announce our 24/7 fuel station is NOW OPEN to service members, customers and guests of Terril! The station is located along HWY N14 on the South side of Terril. The products available at the Terril 24/7 fuel station are premium gasoline 91 octane, E15 gasoline fuel, #2 clear diesel fuel and premium clear diesel. We welcome most credit cards, Pro gas cards and Sinclair’s Dino Pay. Be sure to stop out this holiday weekend and check out Pro’s new facility!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Terril's 24/7 fuel station is NOW OPEN!!

- Posted July 1, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative is soooo excited to announce our 24/7 fuel station is NOW OPEN to service members, customers and guests of Terril! The station is located along HWY N14 on the South side of Terril. The products available at the Terril 24/7 fuel station are premium gasoline 91 octane, E15 gasoline fuel, #2 clear diesel fuel and premium clear diesel. We welcome most credit cards, Pro gas cards and Sinclair’s Dino Pay. Be sure to stop out this holiday weekend and check out Pro’s new facility!

Pro's 2022 Summer Fill Program

- Posted June 1, 2022 -

If you place an order between June 1 and Aug 26, we will invoice the fuel at cash price on the day of the order with delayed payments until Sept 20, 2022. For an additional $0.05 discount per gallon, be sure to pay for your product within 5 days of delivery.

Pro Cooperative Announces Summer Event Schedule

- Posted June 1, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative has a full event calendar for this summer! Click the button below to see an overview of the summer including two cornhole tournaments, a couple townhall meetings across the area, and Pro’s Fall Market Outlook Meeting. Be sure to join us at our summer events!

A Day in Pro Cooperative's Feed Trucks

- Posted May 24, 2022 -

Have you wondered what it would be like to drive a feed truck? Pro’s Craig, Koy, and Mike give you an insiders view from the drivers seat! Take a look!

Pro Cooperative's Celebrates Location Administrative Assistants!

- Posted April 27, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative is extremely appreciative of the administrative assistants at all our locations. They are the heart to our company! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication, admins! Pro’s leadership team delivered gifts to the admins on Tuesday, April 26th to help celebrate this special day! 

Pro Cooperative's Grain Locations Record Grain Receipts!

- Posted April 12, 2022 -

Congrats to our Pro Cooperative grain locations that had record grain receipts form 2021’s harvest! Geoff, Pro’s Grain Manager, presented awards to the teams from this past fall throughout the month of March. Congrats to the many locations with record corn and soybean receipts! We hope to break many records again this year!

Sign Up For Pro Cooperative's 2022 Dust Control

- Posted March 25, 2022 -

Our effective dust control application can be sprayed on gravel roads in most counties of our trade area. The biodegradable and eco-friendly product is typically applied twice in a year. Be sure to call any of Pro’s locations or print out the order form from Pro Cooperative’s website and return to a Pro Cooperative location before April 15th to reserve your space for the 2022 dust season.

Join Us In Rolfe At Pro's Agronomy Center Open House!

- Posted February 14, 2022 -

Pro Cooperative is excited to showcase the brand new Agronomy Center in Rolfe on Tuesday, March 8, 2022! Join us for lunch and conversation from 11 am – 1 pm in Pro Cooperative’s New Agronomy Center located behind Pro’s Rolfe Heartland Convenience Store. Pro invites you to come see more about the facility’s top-of-the-line technology and discuss the optimization and effective gains this facility can offer to your operation. Lunch will be provided!

Market Outlook Meeting - Grain's Podcast

- Posted February 2, 2022 -

In late January, Pro Cooperative hosted a Market Outlook Meeting at The Shores on Five Island in Emmetsburg, IA. In attendance was Matt Campbell, Risk Management Consultant at StoneX Financial Inc to discuss the grain markets. Joining Matt was Erik Triggs with RMS Energy. They both provided an inside view on the current and future markets. If you missed the meeting, click the link here below to listen to Pro’s Geoff Peterson interview with Matt. 

Market Outlook Meeting - Energy's Podcast

- Posted February 2, 2022 -

In late January, Pro Cooperative hosted a Market Outlook Meeting at The Shores on Five Island in Emmetsburg, IA. In attendance was Matt Campbell, Risk Management Consultant at StoneX Financial Inc to discuss the grain markets. Joining Matt was Erik Triggs with RMS Energy. They both provided an inside view on the current and future markets. If you missed the meeting, click the link here below to listen to Pro’s Geoff Peterson interview with Erik. 

Congrats to Pro Cooperative's Laurens location!

- Posted January 3, 2022 -

A BIG congratulations to our Laurens location! A few months ago, Cenex sent around a mystery shopper to evaluate and conduct an anonymous inspection of Pro’s Cenex locations. The Laurens Auto Service Center received a perfect score, 100%! Some of the things the shopper judged includes brand image requirements, cleanliness, safety and customer service. Congrats, to our Laurens location – LuAnn and Jacob!!

Pro Cooperative Donates Nearly 200 Holiday Hams!

- Posted December 24, 2021 -

To give back to Pro Cooperative’s local communities, Pro Cooperative donated 186 holiday hams to the Upper Des Moines Opportunity facilities of Pocahontas County, Emmet County, and Palo Alto County as well as the New Opportunities of Calhoun County. On December 20th and 21st, Pro Cooperative donated 50 holiday hams to each of the counties of Palo Alto, Emmet, and Calhoun. Pocahontas County received 36 holiday hams meals.

Pro Cooperative's Winter Outlook Meeting

- Posted December 21, 2021 -

Join us for keynote speakers and a morning filled with marketing information featuring Matt Campbell, Risk Management Consultant at StoneX Financial Inc. Joining Matt will be Erik Triggs with RMS Energy. Please send RSVP to Kris Hauswirth at 712-335-3060 or khauswirth@procooperative.com.

Pro Cooperative's 2021 Annual Meeting

- Posted December 16, 2021 -

Pro Cooperative’s Board of Directors held the 2021 Annual Meeting on December 15th 2021 at Pro Cooperative office in Pocahontas. Click the video to watch the meeting conducted by Jim Shimon, Pro’s Board President, Terry Panbecker, Pro’s CEO/General Manager, Robert Brinkman, Pro Board member and Darin Refsell, Pro’s Board secretary and Todd Glynn from Meriwether Wilson and Co. If you would like a copy of Pro’s financials, please call Pro’s cooperative office in Pocahontas. Thanks for watching.

2021 Year End Fuel Program

- Posted December 1, 2021 -

  • ** Take advantage of these fuel saving! **

  • Pay in the month of December and save an additional $0.05 per gallon!

  • Please contact any Pro location to place your fuel order

Notification of Pro Cooperative's Annual Meeting on
Dec 15, 2021 at 1 PM

- Posted November 5, 2021 -

  • ** Pro’s 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually only via Zoom. **

  • Todd Glynn with Meriwether, Wilson & Company will be speaking on the financials of Pro’s 2021 year.

  • Please contact Brittany at Pro Cooperative’s Headquarters office to be sent the Zoom meeting link, 712-335-3060.

Pro's 2021 Grain Policy is available now!

- Posted September 1, 2021 -

  • Be sure to review Pro Cooperative’s 2021 Grain Policy prior to harvest this year!
  • If you have questions, please reach out to your referred Pro location.

Location Grillout Schedule for 2021

- Posted September 15, 2021 -

  • To show appreciation to our producers, every fall Pro Cooperative grills a hot meal for one day at each grain location throughout harvest. 
  • Pro’s leadership team grills the meal; all Pro producers and Pro staff are invited to attend the event at their nearest location!
  • The grill out schedule is subject to change do to weather and the location’s harvest progress.

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