100 Parkside Dr. Dorchester, WI 54425 (715) 654-5134 or 1-800-521-2021
 
 
 


 

 Attention!
Accounting Position available. See our employment page for details

Vehicle Hazards: Agricultural related vehicle accidents can cause serious injury or death.
Heartland Cooperative Services encourages all its members & employees
to read this information on vehicle safety.

New Developments in Electrolyte Therapy. Learn more at Angies corner
Read about Land - -Lakes Electrolyte System

Propane Pre-buy Program. July 1 through August 31, 2014.
Start planning now!

Propane market uncertainly continues.

Propane market volatility will continue into the upcoming season. Save money and protect yourself against shortages by taking advantage of the Heartland Cooperative Pre-buy Program. The Pre-buy Program starts July 1 and ends August 31, 2014. The  program is open to both commercial and residential customers. Learn more about the expected volatility of the coming propane season and how the Heartland Pre-Buy Program can protect you.

The Benefits of using Hay Stretcher Pellets.
 

 

  

Angie's Corner

Angie Metcalf, Heartland Cooperative's Calf & Heifer Specialist

Angie can assist you in increasing the Yield, Efficiency and Profits of your calf and heifer raising operations.
Contact he at Heartland Cooperatives Services home office: (715) 654-5134 or 1-800-521-2021
or e-mail her at Ametcalf@heartlandcooperativeservices.com

Listen to 'Answers from The Heartland' every Saturday morning at 5:50am on WDEZ 101.9 with Angie and WDEZ farm director Mike Austin.  Click the WDEZ logo below to listen to last week's show.
 
 

   


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Futures
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Dec 14 341'0 341'4 340'2 341'2 -0'4 341'6 02:27A Chart for @C4Z
Mar 15 353'4 353'4 352'6 353'4 -0'4 354'0 02:27A Chart for @C5H
May 15 361'6 362'0 361'2 361'6 -0'6 362'4 02:27A Chart for @C5K
Jul 15 368'6 369'2 368'4 369'2 -0'4 369'6 02:27A Chart for @C5N
Sep 15 377'2 377'2 376'2 376'6 -0'4 377'2 02:27A Chart for @C5U
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Nov 14 982'4 986'4 982'2 984'6 2'2 982'4 02:26A Chart for @S4X
Jan 15 990'0 994'4 990'0 992'6 2'0 990'6 02:25A Chart for @S5F
Mar 15 997'6 1002'2 997'6 1001'0 2'2 998'6 02:26A Chart for @S5H
@DA - MILK CLASS III - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Sep 14 24.51 24.51 24.51 24.51 -0.05 24.56 01:24A Chart for @DA4U
Oct 14 24.74 24.80 24.70 24.79 0.09 24.70 09/17 Chart for @DA4V
Nov 14 22.30 22.45 22.30 22.45 0.22 22.23 01:04A Chart for @DA4X
LC - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 156.600 157.750 156.500 157.000 0.825 157.025s 09/17 Chart for LC4V
Dec 14 159.400 160.700 159.200 160.100 1.125 160.000s 09/17 Chart for LC4Z
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 3369 3375 3364 3371 7 3364 02:24A Chart for @SM4V
Dec 14 3244 3257 3242 3251 9 3242 02:28A Chart for @SM4Z
Jan 15 3210 3225 3210 3220 9 3211 02:28A Chart for @SM5F
@DDG - DISTILLERS' DRIED GRAIN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 120.0 120.0s 09/17 Chart for @DDG4V
Nov 14 120.0 120.0s 09/17 Chart for @DDG4X
Dec 14 120.0 120.0s 09/17 Chart for @DDG4Z
@O - OATS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 347'0 347'0 344'0 344'0 -2'4 346'4 02:03A Chart for @O4Z
Mar 15 331'4 331'4 328'4 328'4 -2'0 330'4 12:33A Chart for @O5H
May 15 324'4 326'0 324'4 326'0 -4'4 322'6s 12:33A Chart for @O5K
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 496'2 498'4 495'4 497'6 -1'4 499'2 02:28A Chart for @W4Z
Mar 15 513'0 515'4 512'6 514'4 -1'6 516'2 02:28A Chart for @W5H
May 15 525'0 526'2 523'6 525'4 -1'6 527'2 02:28A Chart for @W5K
LH - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 106.200 107.200 104.800 105.100 - 1.775 105.100s 09/17 Chart for LH4V
Dec 14 94.900 95.900 93.850 93.850 -2.025 93.900s 09/17 Chart for LH4Z
@HQ - HDD - MINNEAPOLIS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 474.5 474.5 475.0 2.0 475.0s 09/17 Chart for @HQ4V
Nov 14 847.0 847.0s 09/17 Chart for @HQ4X
Dec 14 1400.0 1400.0s 09/17 Chart for @HQ4Z
@BW - BARLEY - ICEFC
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 125.00 123.50s 09/17 Chart for @BW4V
Dec 14 125.50 125.50s 09/17 Chart for @BW4Z
Mar 15 126.50 126.50s 09/17 Chart for @BW5H
My Custom Markets
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      What's New at
Heartland Cooperative?

Heartland Cooperative is
making another
significant investment
in the future of Wisconsin agriculture.

 
The new 2.2 million bushel capacity Brokaw Grain Site will be state of the art
and ready for fall harvest season!

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Omega Valley Farmers™

Heartland Cooperative now offers a revolutionary new "Naturally Derived Omega3" feeding concept. With this feed program we now have the ability to naturally change the amount of Omega3 Fatty Acids in milk, butter, beef, chicken, turkey, hogs, fish and more. Click HERE to learn more.
 
 

 

Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are
responsible for almost all the economic growth
in the United States.
Ronald Reagan

 

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The Strength of Heartland Cooperative Services.

In today’s world of big box stores and a one size fits all mentality, where quality and service often takes a back seat, it is nice to be a part of an organization like Heartland Cooperative Services of Dorchester. For decades Heartland has been dedicated to helping local farmers, agricultural businesses along with smaller north central Wisconsin city folks, grow and prosper as well as helping rural homeowners meet the challenges and enjoy the benefits of country living.

Because we keep quality and service high, prices competitive and expenses down, we have never, in the history of this co-op during my 26+ years at the helm, been in the red. There are few businesses in any industry that can say that. Twenty-six years ago, our yearly sales were around $4 million and this year we’ll see approximately $150 million. Best of all, year after year, we have returned those profits to our members.

We are proud of the help we provide our members. Our employees and professionally trained consultants in dairy, feed, agronomy, grain drying, storage and marketing, livestock, fuels, Napa Stores, Lifestyle Stores, lubes and much more have helped increase the efficiency, yield and profits of our farm members and by extension have helped local economies maintain their strength through good times and bad.

We have a new saying around here…”YEP”, Y-E-P stands for Yield, Efficiency and Profits, three pillars to a successful agricultural business. Every service and product we provide to our farm members is focused on one or more of those three areas of business success. It is also a word that comes naturally to us, because it is a friendly way to say yes:  Yep… we can help, yep… we have what your business or rural home needs, yep… we provide quality products….and best of all, yep, as a member of a cooperative, when we prosper, you prosper.

As we look forward to the future, excited about new products, services and acquisitions, as well as the continued development of the Omega Valley Farmers™, LLC feed and consumer products division, we will also never forget that Heartland Cooperative Services of Dorchester will always build on its foundation of Quality, Integrity and unmatched Service.
YEP, those are the principles that have helped us grow and give back to our members year after year. 
 
Dennis Schultz
GM/CEO





 

 
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