CPI Recognizes Outstanding Students with 2024 Scholarships

[HASTINGS, NE April 15, 2024] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) proudly announces the recipients of the 2024 CPI Scholarships. This year, five dependents of CPI patrons and four dependents of CPI employees have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year. “The CPI Scholarship Program underscores our commitment to “Making […]

CPI Names Vice President of Operations

[HASTINGS, NE April 16, 2024] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) has announced that Jon Hjetland has been hired as Vice President of Operations effective April 15, 2024. Hjetland has 18 years of experience in the agriculture industry. Throughout his career, Jon has managed various facilities in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. He previously worked as a […]

CPI To Expand Storage At Hildreth

[HASTINGS, NE March 25, 2024] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) has announced its plans to expand grain storage and unloading speed at its location in Hildreth, NE. The expansion will add 800,000 bushels of storage space and upgrade the ground pile unload speed to 25,000 bushels per hour. Construction has begun with clearing the ground […]

CPI Hires Holdrege Area Sales Agronomist

[HASTINGS, NE February 26, 2024] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) would like to welcome Travis Keyes to the team. He was recently hired as a Sales Agronomist servicing the Holdrege area. Travis comes to CPI with experience in ag sales having worked as a sales agronomist in Northeast Nebraska. He looks forward to getting out into […]

CPI Hires Eastern Area Sales Agronomist

[HASTINGS, NE January 8, 2024] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) would like to welcome Cade Oswald to the team. He was recently hired as a Sales Agronomist for the Eastern area. Cade comes to CPI with a farming background and experience in agronomy operations, as well as a degree in diversified agriculture. He looks forward […]

CPI Hires South Central Area Grain Originator

[HASTINGS, NE December 18, 2023] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) would like to welcome Ashley Franklin to the team. She was recently hired as a Grain Originator to service the south-central area. Ashley comes to CPI with several years of customer service experience. She looks forward to building relationships with area producers and bringing value […]

CPI To Build New Fueling Site In Hastings

[HASTINGS, NE November 10, 2023] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) is excited to announce the groundbreaking of a local state-of-the-art fueling site at the corner of Highway 6 and Showboat Boulevard in Hastings. CPI believes this fueling location will cater to the needs of both local residents and travelers, providing easy access and will enhance the […]

CPI Hires South Central Area Sales Agronomist

[HASTINGS, NE November 7, 2023] — Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) would like to welcome Michael Stephens to the team. He was recently hired as a Sales Agronomist for the Southcentral/western area. Mike brings to CPI 20 years of face-to-face experience helping farmers and ranchers solve production-related issues. He looks forward to learning details about new hybrids […]

24-25 NCCEF Scholarships

[LINCOLN, NE November 6, 2023] – The Nebraska Cooperative Council Education Foundation (NCCEF) will provide 11 scholarships totaling $31,000 for the 2024/25 academic year to students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR), the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis, and the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK). […]

CPI Awards $10,000 to Local FFA Chapters

Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) has donated $10,000 to the Nebraska FFA Foundation to directly support local agriculture education classrooms and FFA needs…