Ag Partners Cooperative Inc. and Central Prairie Coop Announce, "Cooperation Reimagined" Project

Dec 12, 2023

[Sterling, Kansas, 12/12/2023] - Ag Partners Cooperative Inc. and Central Prairie Coop are proud to announce a collaborative venture, "Cooperation Re-Imagined," a groundbreaking project that epitomizes the power of partnership in the agricultural sector. This initiative marks a significant step forward in the way resources and expertise are shared, promising to reshape the landscape of agronomic services, technology, strategy, and talent.

"Cooperation Re-Imagined" is built on the premise of collaborative efficiency, allowing both organizations to leverage their strengths for mutual benefit, while maintaining their autonomy and individual identities. By pooling their resources, Ag Partners and Central Prairie Coop aim to enhance the quality and reach of their services, creating a robust platform to provide more value to their members.

Additionally, under this project, Central Prairie Coop will become an affiliated marketer of Globally Responsible Production (GRP) alongside Ag Partners. This alignment reflects a shared commitment to sustainable agriculture and responsible practices, fostering improved market access and recognition for the efforts of their members.

Mike Corbus, CEO of Central Prairie Coop, commented on the project, saying, "This collaboration with Ag Partners is more than a strategic alliance; it's a testament to our shared values and vision for the future of agriculture. By joining forces, we can significantly amplify the impact of our member value proposition and continue our mission of adding resources and opportunity for our owners."

Wes Spohr, CEO of Ag Partners, added, "We are excited to embark on this journey with Central Prairie Coop. 'Cooperation Re-Imagined' is about harnessing collective expertise to drive innovation and progress. Together, we are poised to make a meaningful difference in the agricultural community."

This project is expected to set a precedent in the agricultural cooperative sector, demonstrating the immense potential of collaborative efforts in advancing industry standards and practices.

About Ag Partners Cooperative Inc.: Ag Partners Cooperative Inc. is an agricultural cooperative operating over 30 locations across Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, focusing on using advanced resources and technology in agriculture. They are committed to enhancing agricultural practices with modern solutions and are actively involved in the community. Notably, Ag Partners is also the official agricultural cooperative of the Kansas City Royals. For more detailed information about their services and initiatives, please visit their website at Ag Partners Cooperative Inc.​​.

About Central Prairie Coop: Central Prairie Co-op is a full-service agricultural cooperative, featuring 16 grain elevators, 4 agronomy hubs, 2 feed mills, a comprehensive fuel department, service station, seed cleaning and a rural farm market.  Headquartered in Sterling, Kansas and employing over 100 people, Central Prairie operates in 24 locations throughout four Kansas counties.  They are devoted to adding value to their membership and helping to position them for success well into the future. Learn more about Central Prairie Co-op at

About Globally Responsible Production (GRP): An innovative platform focused on fostering partnerships between rural farmers and urban consumers to ensure a safe, abundant, and sustainable future. GRP emphasizes verifiable farming practices, increasing transparency about the individuals behind those practices, and ensuring market access for farmers producing low Carbon Intensity and sustainable feedstocks. Additionally, Globally Responsible Production Charities (501c3) focuses on advancing childhood nutrition through education and a greenhouse initiative. For more information, please visit
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Jed Miller                                                                 Mike Corbus
Chief Strategy Officer – Ag Partners                    President/CEO – Central Prairie Co-op
(620) 204-0550                                                        (620) 278-2141           

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