Frenchman Valley Co-Op: An Insight For Farmers

Frenchman Valley Co-Op: An Insight For Farmers - Quick Review

Frenchman Valley Co-op is the 6th largest Nebraska cooperative with over 20 locations both in Nebraska and the four neighboring states.

FVC is focused on providing agricultural products, services, and expertise, while continually introducing new technologies and creating successful alliances and partnerships to maximize the yields and benefits for its farmer-rancher members. Now, Frenchman Valley Cooperative, Inc. includes 25 companies.

Frenchman Valley farmers co-op is committed to providing agricultural producers with a wide array of services from purchasing seeds and growing crops to post harvest storage, marketing assistance, and transportation.

Enterprise size: 201-500 employees
Founded: 1912
Type: Private enterprise
Industry: Fertilizer, Feed, Grain Marketing, Fuels, Crop Scouting, Aerial Application, Agronomy, Livestock Consulting, Propane
Revenue: $49 million
States Served: 4 (NE, KS, CO, WY)
Client base: unknown
Headquarters: Imperial, NE
Contact phone: 1-800-538-2667
Address: PO Box 578, Imperial, NE 69033

Area of Activity

Agronomy is the main focus of the Frenchman Valley Co-op’s activity. The agronomy division of the co-op offers a complete line of corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa, cane, oats, etc., from leading brands like Agri-Pro, Croplan, Asgrow, DeKalb, Mycogen, Arrow Seeds, Roth, Stein, among others.

The FVcoop agronomy division is also an active supplier of:

  • Protection products;
  • Anhydrous ammonia;
  • Fertilizers;
  • Custom dry & liquid blends;
  • Fertilizer and chemical equipment.

Additionally, the co-op introduces its own line of feed called Valley Pride, continuously expanding formulae to meet client needs.

And finally, Frenchman Valley Co-op provides a wide range of related services, including: grain storage (FVC has 20 storage facilities in 17 locations), precision AG solutions, grain marketing, consulting, equipment rentals, transportation, fuel delivery, and crop insurance.

Farming software distributor

Frenchman Valley Cooperative strives to meet the demands of modern farming, and as a result it utilizes PA techniques and technologies like crop scouting, aerial application, UAV’s, mapping software, and real-time field analysis.

Each of the tools used by Frenchman Valley Co-op is designed for a specific task. For example:

  • FieldAlytics logo
    FieldAlytics from EFC Systems is a software solution that captures and reports on-field actions, records, and observations. The dashboard interface allows farmers to view and interact with field data.

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  • R7 Tool logo
    WinField’s R7 Tool combines more than 20 years of satellite imagery with local seed and crop protection data to generate field performance information to help match crop inputs to the potential of each acre.

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  • FarmLens logo
    FarmLens is a cloud-based drone imagery processing software by Agribotix, applicable to Agribotix drones and many others. The Digital Scouting Report presents the analysis of data from an agricultural drone to help farmers identify problems, increase yields, and decrease the use of expensive inputs like fertilizer.

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  • EOS Crop Monitoring logo
    Monitor the state of your crops right from the office, learn about the slightest changes on-the-spot, make fast and reliable decisions on field treatment.

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Products, services and solutions

Services, branches of activity, specializations of the Frenchman Valley farmers co-op:

Agronomy Services

FVC’s certified and professional staff provide both agronomy inputs as well as information the clients need. FVC offers aerial application services, UAV field diagnosis, crop scouting, soil and tissue sampling, consulting, etc.

Grain Storage and Marketing

FVcoop has 20 storage facilities in 17 locations, with a total storage capacity of nearly 40 million bushels. And FVC grain specialists assist clients in managing a specific farm.

FVC feed mills

Frenchman Valley Cooperative has fully automated mills in McCook and Imperial, Nebraska. These facilities produce high-quality livestock feeds (beef feeds, swine feeds, pet food). Custom feed formulae grinding is also available. The FVC feed division also offers livestock equipment, fencing supplies, and other merchandise.

Partnership and cooperation

Frenchman Valley Cooperative partners with leading representatives of the agricultural industry, care about the success of its members and the development of the industry as a whole. For example:

  • Frenchman Valley Co-op partners with Agribotix™ to develop and implement innovations leading to increased yields for Frenchman Valley members. Increasing the use of precision ag programs help to provide more significant insights on crop performance, and to use inputs and labor more productively.
  • Frenchman Valley Co-op donates to the Nebraska FFA Foundation in support of local FFA programs that use these funds towards leadership programs, community service projects, and innovative projects in their classrooms.

Crop Monitoring solutions for Frenchman Valley Coop

  • Crop assessment based on NDVI, ReCI, MSAVI, and NDRE. At each stage of growth and development of crops, the most informative index can be chosen.
  • Setting, synchronizing, and tracking the performance of current tasks in the office and the field using the module for scouting.
  • Zone maps for differentiated fertilizer application.

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