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2016 Angel Tree a Success

For years, the Goodfellows of Southern Rice County ask for businesses and churches to volunteer to host an “Angel Tree” with “angels” ages newborn through 14+ that are in need of a Christmas toy (sometimes this toy might be the only toy the child will receive for Christmas). For the second year, Central Prairie Co-op has hosted a tree. This year […]

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Frederick Receives 2016-2017 CoBank Outstanding Student Scholarship

October 11, 2016 (MANHATTAN, Kan.) – Karly Frederick of Alden, Kansas, a senior in agribusiness; Allison Nickelson of Penokee, Kansas, a junior in agribusiness; and Kristin Stiebe of Kinsley, Kansas, a junior in agribusiness, have each been awarded the CoBank Outstanding Student Scholarship through the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center and the Department of Agricultural Economics […]

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Todays Technology: Pre-Harvest Training

“Todays Technology Yesterdays Values” is not only Central Prairie Co-op’s motto, it is something that the company is incorporating into everyday activities. CPC Safety Director, Brooks Benson has been incorporating Skype for Business into the company’s safety training. Employees are able to have interactive Skype sessions where they can discuss or address topics all while […]

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Overview of the 2016 Annual Meeting

The evening began with a delicious meal that was catered by Ray’s Countryside Catering Inc of Colwich, Kansas. The service was prompt and gracious and several members talked about the great food. Orville Miller, the board chairman, called the meeting to order around 7:00 pm. Bob Boltz came up and gave the invocation. Mark Engelland, the […]

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Gearing Up with Pre-Harvest Training

Central Prairie Co-op employees started gearing up for the upcoming wheat harvest with pre-harvest training. Brooks Benson, CPC Safety Director teamed up with Max Mobley, Operations Manager and Jed Henson, Northern Region Operations Manager to present different aspects of training while working harvest, both on the scales and in the elevator. Subjects that were covered in training were: Truck Dumping […]

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CPC Maintenance II Class

Maintenance II class was offered to all CPC elevator operators in 2-one day classes on Tuesday, February 23rd & Wednesday, February 24th at the Main Office in Sterling. Maintenance II Class is dedicated toward teaching operators about hazard monitoring systems in an elevator. During Maintenance II class operators learn more about leg conveyer maintenance, open […]

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2016-2017 CPC Scholarships

“Todays Technology Yesterdays Values” is the core belief of Central Prairie Co-op. Central Prairie Co-op provides an opportunity to students that share this value, it comes as a scholarship to Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas and Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas. The Central Prairie Co-op Board of Directors along with General Manager Joe […]

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CPC Maintenance I Class

New elevator operators with less then 1 year of experience gathered Friday, February 19th at the Main Office in Sterling for the Central Prairie Co-op Maintenance I Class taught by Max Mobley, CPC Operations Manager and Jed Henson, Northern Region CPC Operations Manager. Maintenance I Class is a basic class that deals with recognizing hazards in grain […]

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CPC Donates Water to Fire Department

Central Prairie Co-op Donates Water to Sterling Fire Department Central Prairie Co-op General Manager Joe Schauf presents the Sterling Fire Department Fire Chief Greg Klein, Assistant Fire Chief John Wagerle, Firefighter Jeremy Flickinger and Firefighter Brian Rife with water to take with them to fires. Thank you to all of the Volunteer Firefighters for all […]

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ACH Payment Option

Central Prairie Co-op is accepting payments through our Patron Access site via ACH. If you are interested in signing up to start paying online, you will need to do two things. First, you will need to fill out the ACH Form and mail it along with a VOID check to Central Prairie Co-op Main Office P O Box 159 […]

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