March 2021 – Tributary

Two Rivers Cooperative Tributary E-Newsletter

  • Two Decades of Two Rivers

    It struck me the other day that April 1, 2021, marks 20 years since the merger was complete that formed Two Rivers Cooperative. Where has the time gone? I was told years ago by a dear friend that the older you get, the faster time goes. I’ve always tried to wrap my mind around that comment. The hours in a day don’t change, nor do the days in a week or weeks in a year.

  • Cenex: Protecting Your Equipment Right

    Diesel-powered equipment gets more sophisticated each year. That’s why we recommend Cenex® Premium Diesel Fuels to our cooperative members. Not only do Cenex Premium Diesel Fuels regularly outperform conventional #2 diesel in lab, field, and road tests, but they’ve also been enhanced to optimize performance in today’s diesel engines.

  • Where it Stops Nobody Knows

    We have a perfect storm occurring in the commodities market after many years where it seemed like all the odds were stacked against us in terms of higher prices.

  • Feed For Thought

    WEATHER you believe it or not, the numbers matter. As Iowans, we have a habit of saying, “It wouldn’t feel so cold if it weren’t for the wind.” This couldn’t have been truer during last month’s cold snap for all of us, and our livestock too. Once it is cold outside it’s hard for us humans to tell the difference between 32° and 15°, but your cows can!

  • Dicamba

    In case you haven’t heard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the re-registration of many in-season dicamba products. This announcement includes crucial label updates that will affect the management of some Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and XtendFlex soybean systems for 2021. Here’s what you need to know as you make your management decisions for the upcoming spring season.

  • Here to Help

    About once a year you stop in to go through the newest hybrids and varieties with your seedsman, then once you’ve made your purchase you go on your way. What else can a seed salesman do for your operation?

  • Centennial Celebration

    Although 2020 was technically our 100th anniversary, we’re still celebrating with stories and photos about where TRC began and where we are today!