MKC is a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of supplies and services for both farm and urban customers in 15 counties throughout Kansas. Thirty-five grain locations offer combined elevator space of 36.6 million bushels (42.2 million bushels with Canton Terminal). Wheat is the major crop grown, with receipts averaging more than 10.5 million bushels per year. The area is fortunate to have a strong aquifer underlying much of its trade territory allowing irrigation of corn and soybeans. In an average year, MKC will receive as much as 3 million bushels of grain sorghum, 8.6 million bushels of corn and 3.7 million bushels of soybeans. (Receipts are based on a five-year average.)
Providing agronomy services to the member owners is another important aspect of business at MKC. Crop nutrient and protection needs, seed, seed cleaning, custom application and a complete line of rental equipment can service almost all of a producer's needs. MKC's continued reinvestment in their facilities helps to provide environmentally safe and secure locations to handle nearly 100,000 tons of crop nutrients applied to the crop ground of MKC's customers. Using GPS technology, MKC agronomy service centers apply crop nutrients and crop protection products to more than 850,000 acres of cropland. MKC has provides crop consulting and precision agriculture service for producers.