Location Contact Numbers
Montevideo Hanley Falls South FCE Main Office Echo Cottonwood Feedmill 
320-269-6531 507-768-3602 507-768-3448 507-925-4126 507-423-6235
Taunton Minnesota Falls 800-626-2510 Minneota Cottonwood
507-872-6161 320-564-3835   507-872-6134 507-423-6489
2018 Harvest Hours
as of 10-12-18
Hanley Falls  Monday-Friday  7:30am 5:00pm    Minneota  Monday-Friday 7:30am 5:00pm
   Saturday 10:00am 6:00pm     Saturday 10:00am 6:00pm
   Sunday Noon 3:00pm        Sunday Noon 3:00pm  
 Cottonwood Monday-Friday   7:30am  5:00pm    Montevideo   Monday-Friday 7:30am  5:00pm 
  Saturday  10:00am 6:00pm     Saturday 7:30am 6:00pm
  Sunday  Noon 3:00pm       Sunday Noon 6:00pm  
 Echo Monday-Friday   7:30am  5:00pm     MN Falls Monday-Friday  7:30am  5:00pm 
   Saturday  10:00am 6:00pm      Saturday  10:00am 6:00pm
   Sunday  Noon 6:00pm       Sunday  Noon 6:00pm  
Taunton Monday-Friday 7:30am 5:00pm           
   Saturday 10:00am 6:00pm    All hours are subject to weather       
  Sunday Noon 3:00pm    
Now Hiring
FCE is searching for a full time truck driver. For inquiries or to apply, please call the main office at 507-768-3448.

      October USDA WASDE Report

  • Corn Yield: 180.7 bpa, down by .60
  • Bean Yield: 53.1 bpa, up by .3

                        18/19 Total Production

  • Corn at 14.778 bbu, down .049 bbu
  • Beans at 4.69 bbu, down .003 bbu

                        18/19 Ending Stocks

  • Corn at 1.813 bbu, increased by .039 bbu
  • Beans at 885 mbu, increased by 40 mbu
  • Wheat at .956 bbu, increased by .021 bbu


Are you ready for harvest? A few things to consider:

  • Need more trucks? We offer on-the-farm pickup out of the field or out of your bin
  • Have unmarketed grain? Ask us about reownership that doesn't include extra shrink or storage
  • Need to sell now but aren't satisfied with the price? Consider preimum offers for next year






 Local Cooperative truck purchasing program

Click on link for information: //www.co-optrucks.com/light_truck.asp

Member Health Insurance Information

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Land O’Lakes and BuyPointTM Insurance Solutions have partnered with Gravie to provide a health benefits option for Farmers Coop Elevator members. Here is what you need to know:

Why choose the MN Co-op Members Health Plan?

  1. Competitive rates
  2. Access to Mayo Clinic, Sanford Health, CentraCare Health, Essentia Health and more!
  3. No fees to join and no re-rating based on individual health history

Who can enroll?

Farmers Coop Elevator members must do at least $10,000 in business with the co-op, reside in Minnesota, and actively work in production agriculture in order to be eligible for the MN Co-op Members Health Plan.

When can I enroll?

For coverage beginning January 1, you can choose and enroll in your plan October 29, 2018 to December 21, 2018.

How do I enroll?

During Open Enrollment, call 844.538.4690 to speak with a Gravie representative or visit www.gravie.com/mncoop and click “Get Started.”

When will a Gravie representative be in my community to meet in person?

Gravie representatives will be available for appointments in your area during the dates and times listed below. To make an appointment, please call 844.538.4690 or schedule online at www.gravie.com/mncoop. Reservations are required.

November 7

8am-12pm Kilowatt Community Center 600 Kilowatt Drive Granite Falls, MN 56241

November 8

8am-12pm Cottonwood Community Center 142 West Main Street Cottonwood, MN 56229

November 8

2pm-6pm Southwest Sportsmen's Club East Hwy 68 Minneota, MN 56264


How do I find doctors in my network?

Visit www.gravie.com/mncoop/providers to see which health care providers are in network.

How do I learn more?

Call 844.538.4690, email coop@gravie.com or go to www.gravie.com/mncoop.

Thank you for letting us serve you!
  7-22-2016 Effective immediately, FCE will accept Monsanto RoundUp Ready 2Xtend soybeans.  They have now been approved for import by the EU.
          Advance Trading Weekly Market Outlook                                                         10/10/18


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FCE Membership Investment Program
FCE Member Investment Program is available to FCE Members, Employees and their immediate families
We are currently taking no new deposits at this time.
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