Five Star News


Mar 27, 2024 | Five Star Coop
Five Star Cooperative (New Hampton, IA) is introducing three new solutions in their crop performance product line, NexStar, to enhance your 2024 growing season. This introduction aligns with their goals to provide cutting edge and agronomically sound products to their customers a...
Cenex presenting Five Star Country Store with 2023 Star Store Award

Five Star Country Store Receives Cenex Star Store Award

Feb 13, 2024 | Five Star Coop
Five Star Cooperative (New Hampton, IA) has announced their Country Store in New Hampton is a recipient of the 2023 Cenex Star Store Award.

Five Star Cooperative Announces Year-Round Discount for Veterans and First Responders

Nov 10, 2023 | Five Star Coop
Five Star Cooperative (New Hampton, IA) has announced a year-round residential propane discount program for veterans and first responders. This initiative is part of their ongoing commitment to support local communities and show appreciation for the dedicated service of these ind...

Five Star Cooperative Shares $3.6 Million in Profits with Members, Bolstering Local Economies

Oct 25, 2023 | Five Star Coop
Five Star Cooperative (New Hampton, IA) proudly announces a profitable fiscal year 2023, as it shares its success with its dedicated members and reinvests in the local economies. A patronage of $3,584,871 has been extended to our valued owners, solidifying their commitment to enh...
Five Star BAC Groundbreaking

Five Star Cooperative Announces Multi Million Dollar Agronomy Complex Investment

Jul 26, 2023 | Five Star Coop
Five Star Cooperative, a proud farmer-owned agricultural cooperative spanning across 14 counties that provides agronomy, feed, grain, energy, and retail products and services to their members and customers has announced the construction of a modern agronomy complex at the Burchin...

Mason City Storm Damage 2022

Apr 13, 2022 | Five Star Coop
Official statement in regards to storm damage from 4/12/2022

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Ag News

Using Drones For Crop Protection Applications

Jul 09, 2024 | Answer Tech
When the field isn’t fit for a ground rig and an airplane isn’t feasible, drones are a great option for in-season applications. I continue to see more and more retailers and growers investing in drones, also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned ae...

Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data

Dec 29, 2021 | Answer Tech
There are many innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here are some considerati...

Leverage Harvest Data to Drive Next Season’s Crop Decisions

Oct 12, 2021 | Answer Tech
With today’s ag technology tools and in-season imagery options, it should be easier than ever for farmers to collect data to inform their seed and crop protection product decisions. But even though all that data can be beneficial, it can also be overwhelming. Where do they ...

When it Comes to Data, Demand Quality and Personalization

Aug 17, 2021 | Answer Tech
With both established and new companies offering many types of data sources, it can be difficult to decipher truth from hype. Not sure if you’re getting the most value out of your data? Here are four checks your data should meet. Valid. If data is not valid or backed by s...

Watch: Tie Seed Selection to Local Agronomic Recommendations

Dec 09, 2020 | Answer Tech
How do genetics, traits, yield environment and management practices impact your corn and soybean seed choices? WinField United’s Dan Griffin, technical seed agronomist, and Joe Rickard, regional agronomist, discuss considerations for corn and soybean choices for 2021. &nbs...

Have Tech on Tap for Next Season

Oct 01, 2020 | Answer Tech
You probably have your seed and crop inputs ordered or maybe already in the barn. But how’s your ag technology planning going for next season? Work with your local trusted advisor now to determine how to best leverage ag tech tools to help reach your goals in the coming yea...