Sep 21, 2022

Are you passionate about agriculture and the cooperative business model? We are currently accepting nominations for the UFC Board of Directors. 

NEW Investment Options

Jul 13, 2022

UFC is proud to offer new investment options to our members who live in Minnesota.

Persevering Through Spring Challenges

Apr 09, 2022

As each year passes, it gets harder to find people who are willing and able to work the demands of retail agriculture. Currently, the competition for qualified employees is extremely tough due to the large amount of available job opportunities and the high number of actively looking workers. But the challenge doesn’t stop there. Once we’ve hired a qualified employee, only half the battle has been won. The other half of the battle is being able to retain existing employees. Every sector of the workforce is facing this challenge, not just retail agriculture.

Refining the Retail Agriculture Workplace

Apr 09, 2022

The current labor shortage is undoubtedly one of the most unique and challenging we’ve ever experienced. While the labor shortage remains a significant headwind, I believe UFC’s workplace culture is unique, progressive, and innovative and will serve us well as we work to attract new, qualified employees and retain the outstanding individuals we currently employ. What makes UFC’s culture unique, and why should anyone consider joining our team? Read on to learn more.

Grow Your Career With UFC

Apr 09, 2022

There has never been a better time to secure a career rooted in tradition, innovation and technology! We currently have a number of professional experiences and excellent earning opportunities. If you are hardworking and share our passion for the industry, we want to hear from you!

New Germany Location Open for Business

Apr 09, 2022

Since our last update in the fall edition of Fieldviews, many positives have happened within the UFC Energy division! Most notably, our new energy location in New Germany (located at 17495 Highway 7) is now open! This project has been a long time in the making. We are all excited about the many benefits it will bring to our patrons.

A Season of Opportunities

Apr 09, 2022

Spring is just around the corner. A season that brings new life, renewal, growth, and prosperity. For me personally, spring is the perfect reminder that no matter how challenging life may seem a new season of rebirth and regeneration is ahead. Professionally speaking there is no better metaphor to describe the season in which your cooperative is in. We are halfway through fiscal year 2022, and there has been no shortage of headwinds. From supply chain disruptions, price increases, labor shortages and geopolitical influences, all divisions of UFC have experienced challenges most of us never expected in our lifetime.

Evaluating UFC's Grain Elevator Assets

Apr 09, 2022

One of the bigger challenges a grain elevator faces is keeping the elevator’s receiving speed and capacity aligned with the speed at which growers harvest their crops. This challenge is even greater if there are only one or two elevators in the company’s portfolio. Fortunately, UFC has eight locations to deliver grain at.

Spring Forward

Apr 09, 2022

Just as the earth is round, all things living have their own cycles. I view the spring season as the starting point of a cycle to look forward to the season ahead, just as Daylight Saving Time in March when clocks are turned forward. I want to wish all the UFC patrons a safe and productive spring season for the many of tasks that are instore!

The Importance of Fly Control & Heat Abatement

Apr 09, 2022

Spring has sprung, and summer is around the corner. We need to prepare our farms and livestock for fly control and heat abatement.

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