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When it comes to finding a partner in agronomy, most cooperatives offer the latest and greatest products and technology. The difference is in execution, and that’s where we excel.
At Central Region Cooperative, we deliver a customer experience that is second to none. Our agronomy account managers work hard to understand your specific farm goals, and they help you build a management plan that’s geared towards achieving your goals as efficiently as possible to maximize yield and profitability on every acre. We provide peace of mind through our accurate and timely custom application services. We carry crop nutrient and crop protection products that are tried and true, and yet we continue to find innovative products that can prove practical results. We also offer a number of precision agronomy services and technology platforms.
Central Region Cooperative has agronomy centers located in Brownton, Sleepy Eye, Bird Island, Buffalo Lake, Hanska and Fairfax to ensure that our quality products and services are always available to meet your needs. Read on to learn more about our product portfolios and service offerings, and give us a call to start realizing your operation’s fullest potential.

Crop Protection Products

Central Region Cooperative offers a complete lineup of quality herbicide, insecticide and fungicide products from every major manufacturer. Our forward-thinking agronomy account managers will guide you through the seemingly endless list of products to help you create a pre and post planting crop protection plan that mitigates the challenges that weeds, pests and diseases can bring to your field in any given season.
Our crop protection services include:

  • Crop scouting (in-person, drones and aerial/satellite imagery)
  • Delivery of bulk or packaged products
  • Custom applications
  • Aerial spraying

Crop Nutrition

Central Region Cooperative fertilizer plants in Sleepy Eye, Buffalo Lake, Bird Island, Hanska and Fairfax have you covered for any and all of the pre and post planting crop nutrients you need. In addition to our custom blending and bulk delivery service, our extensive product lineup includes:

  • Dry and liquid fertilizer
  • Anhydrous ammonia
  • Plant health products
  • WinField®United plant nutrition products
  • Compass Minerals’ portfolio of Wolf TraxDDP Nutrients, which come with EvenCoatTechnology to ensure that each and every granule of N, P, K or S in a fertilizer blend are coated, resulting in blanket-like distribution of the nutrient across the field, in close proximity to the plant roots and early plant uptake.

Our agronomy account managers will perform soil tests and analyze the results to help you create the ideal growing conditions in your fields before you put seed in the ground. They can also use in-season scouting observations and plant tissue analysis to help you determine if in-season nutrient applications are needed to give your crops a boost.
If you don’t have the time or the equipment to apply the nutrients yourself, our certified custom applicators specialize in:

  • Dry fertilizer spreading 
  • Impregnated VRT spreading
  • Top-dress application
  • Drop nozzle application
  • NH3 application


Thanks to our partnership with industry-leading seed companies and a local seed house for small grains, Central Region Cooperative sells and supports some of the best crop seed on the market, including crops like corn, soybeans, alfalfa, cover crops and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) seed. Our agronomy account managers will help you select the right seed for the right acre, and place it at the right depth in the right conditions. We are proud to offer the following seed brand portfolios:


It’s important to protect your investment after selecting the right seed for your fields. We take great pride in our seed treatment capabilities at Central Region Cooperative. We carry a full line of premier seed treatment products to protect against early season disease and insect pressure. We offer seed treating services in Buffalo Lake, Sleepy Eye and Fairfax. Contact your local CRC account manager to learn about our lineup of quality seed treatment products, which includes:

Precision Ag


Central Region Cooperative’s agronomy team uses leading technology to provide you with accurate, cost-effective field prescriptions. Our agronomy account managers leverage the R7® Tool and Climate FieldView™ to store data and help farmers identify and better manage the acres that provide the best opportunity for increased profit potential. Both of these comprehensive precision farming solutions integrates soil and tissue sampling, satellite imagery mapping and harvest data to help create customized variable rate prescriptions for your farm. Let our account managers assist you with:

  • Grid and zone soil testing and mapping
  • Planting prescriptions
  • Variable rate crop nutrient application
  • Crop scouting (in-person, drones and aerial/satellite imagery)
  • Plant tissue sampling
  • Yield data processing 
R7 Tool
  • Field and Zone Soil Testing
  • Variable Rate Fertility Prescriptions
  • As-Applied Field Mapping
  • Harvest Data Mapping
  • Satellite Imaging 
  • NDVI Images and Analysis
  • Farm Data Management
  • Profitability Map
  • Archived and In-Season Imagery
Nutri Solutions

Our agronomists can visit your farm at different points during the growing season to take plant tissue samples. NutriSolutions® tissue testing and analyses pinpoint nutrient deficiencies at critical growth stages so we can help farmers make adjustments before yield potential is compromised. We can also import tissue data results into the Climate FieldViewand R7® Tool applications for a complete review of previous seasons to help you plan for next season.

Climate Fieldview
Climate Field
  • Keeps all your data in one place with connectivity across many equipment types, makes, models and systems. This enables easy collection, storage and viewing of field data for more of the inputs you manage during the season.
  • Uncover valuable insights for next season with tools that help you analyze crop performance at the field level or by field zone. Use in-season imagery to identify issues early and take action to protect yield.
  • Optimize inputs to maximize yield and profitability on every acre with variable rate seeding prescription tools, nitrogen management tools and fertility scripting tools.