Farmers Cooperative Grain Department

Farmers Cooperative’s grain department is invested in our owners’ success by continually modernizing our physical assets while bringing competitive price advantages to our owners.  Our ability to arbitrage in competitive markets including export, domestic and local processors while providing consistent risk management programs is only one of our strengths.   Our origination staff has the knowledge and experience to help you manage the tough decisions of marketing your grain. 

Producers utilize our 46 grain facilities covering eight counties in SE Nebraska & NE Kansas.  With over 50 million bushels of licensed storage, we pride ourselves on serving the local producer quickly and efficiently.

Our mission “Investing in Our Owners’ Success” is what drives us to continually update our facilities and increase our storage capacity.   Farmers Cooperative is committed to providing the producer with a full support system from the farm to the market.

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Contact Us
Dale Hayek  Grain Manager (402) 946-2211 ext. 120
Doug Lewis  Grain Originator (402) 946-2211 ext.145
Matt Steuk Truck Dispatcher (402) 946-2211 ext. 149
Sherri Harre  Grain Accounting (402) 946-2211 ext. 144
Cathy Weber Grain Accounting (402) 946-2211 ext. 129
Wanda Schwisow Grain Accounting

(402) 946-2211 ext. 166
Missy Vnoucek Grain Accounting (402) 946-2211 ext. 131
Gary Lytle Branch Manager (402) 656-3615 ext. 225
Dawn Meyer Grain Accounting (402) 656-3615 ext. 222
Katie Epp Grain Accounting (402) 656-3615 ext. 202
Hanover, KS      
Ernie Hroch Branch Manager (785) 337-2222 ext. 222
Joann Scheele Grain Accounting (785) 337-2222 ext. 221
Lynnette Scheele Grain Accounting (785) 337-2222 ext. 223
Rolan Knust Branch Manager (402) 424-2230 
Norbert Harms Grain Originator (402) 641-3233
Bill Kodad Grain Originator

(402) 228-3458
Brenda Hippen Grain Accounting (402) 228-3458
Farmers Cooperative is a Nebraska State licensed grain dealer and warehouseman as well as an active member of the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA). All trade rules are governed as such.