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About Our New CEO

Central Prairie Co-op would like to introduce Mike Corbus as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mike’s professional life began over 30 years ago as a police officer in Kansas.  Over the course of a decade, he moved thru the ranks becoming a member of the department’s SWAT team and was promoted to Patrol Sergeant.  The […]

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Gibson Set to Retire After 49 Years

Jim Gibson began his career with the co-op, May 17, 1973, over 49 years ago. After graduating High School, he began working part time at the Sterling Station. After fall harvest the grain department offered Jim a fulltime position, which lead to him running the east elevator, which he did for the next 13 years. […]

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Owen Macfarlane

Central Prairie Co-op would like to welcome Owen Macfarlane to the team. Owen will be working in the grain department as the Grain Department Advisor. Owen grew up on a large purebred cattle operation where his passion for the agriculture industry began to flourish at a young age. Not only did he exhibit his own […]

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2021 Scholarship Applications

Now Taking 2021 Scholarship Applications!!! “Todays Technology Yesterdays Values” is the core belief of Central Prairie Co-op. Central Prairie Co-op provides a scholarship opportunity to community college students that share this value. The Central Prairie Co-op Board of Directors along with CEO Joe Schauf, established the following criteria: · Available to students entering the field of Agriculture […]

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Lyons FFA Receives Donation

Central Prairie Co-op General Manager Joe Schauf presents checks to Lyons FFA members at the Lyons FFA Charter ceremony on November 18th, 2020. CPC donated $2,000 along with matching grants from Land O’Lakes and CoBank to help establish the schools new Ag and FFA programs in Lyons, Kansas.

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Two Graduate ProValue Training

Central Prairie Co-op had two employees attend the ProValue Peak Performance Management training this winter. This training helps prepare management employees to be more efficient, organized and to get the most out of the employees they supervise. The series was broken up into four sessions over a four month period. Each series focused on different […]

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