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Energy News - October 2019

As we face what is looking like a year we may see record drying, I believe our investment into the propane railcar offloader and additional storage in Janesville will prove to be a big benefit for our customers. Chad Larson - Propane Manager
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Planter Rebuild Project

Crystal Valley purchased this 2013 John Deere 1770NT in March 2019. Our intent with this project was to completely rebuild the planter with new wear parts, and all brand new precision planting technology. Our goal: to have a field ready, high-speed planter available for use. Jason Leary - Ag Technology Manager
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Grain Policies 2019

Crystal Valley’s Grain Division has made a few changes to our policies to better serve our customers and to open more opportunities. Kyle Leary - Grain Marketer
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USDA Report Update – August 2019

With the highly anticipated USDA report coming out last Monday, I think it is safe to say that it shocked most people with the outcome. Corn prices plummeted after the USDA report forecasted higher corn plantings and planted acres. Chris Whitehead - Grain Marketer
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New Office Home for Crystal Valley

While the main office staff will be moving to Mankato, Crystal Valley will maintain its Agronomy, Energy, and seasonal Grain operations in Lake Crystal.  Patrons will still be able to stop in the Agronomy office to transact business, make payments or inquire on their accounts. We will continue to use the grain offices on the west end of the main office for receiving grain. Roger Kienholz - CEO
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Grain Report - Delayed Pricing Ends Aug. 22

The only thing normal about this marketing year has been the seasonal selloff we have seen in the past three weeks.  The bulls are hoping that will come to an end with the release of the August 12th, monthly WASDE report.  Kyle Leary - Grain Marketer
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