Announcements

 

As most of you know, FCE General Manager Scott Dubbelde is retiring October 1st, 2021. If you are interested in applying for this position, please see the Job Profile here. Application deadline is June 1st, 2021.

 

 Now Hiring! 

 
Grain Originator
FCE is hiring a Grain Originator for our trade territory. Preferable applicant will have knowledge of grain industry and contracts offered. Must be self-motivated and be able to manage current and establish new customer relationships. For more details please contact:
 
Ben Hedtke at 507-768-3448
or mail resume to 
1972 510th St 
Hanley Falls, MN 56245
 
  Free Price Later going on now:
Beans started 2-3-2021
Corn started 2-22-2021
 

Starting immediately, and continuing through August, FCE will not be taking any more deliveries of grain at our Echo location. Echo is undergoing a $6 Million reconstruction project that will add a new bin, bulkweigher, pits, overheads and conveyers. This is going to be a great addition to FCE and we are looking forward to dumping grain there again this Fall. 

If you have questions about this project, grain deliveries or on the farm pickup, please reach out. Thank you!

 To follow along with the construction progress, click here or go up to the "About FCE" tab and select Echo Construction Project 2021.


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Taunton        
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Montevideo        
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Minnesota Falls        
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Quotes are delayed, as of May 18, 2021, 01:23:50 PM CDT or prior.
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

Local Weather
Hanley Falls, Minnesota (56245)

Current Conditions Sunny
Temperature 75°F
Dew Point 48°F
Pressure 30.00 in. Hg
Humidity 38%
Wind 22 mph
From Southeast


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Contact Us
FCE Main Office
507-768-3448
800-626-2510
Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
Closed Saturday-Sunday
Montevideo
320-269-6531
Hanley Falls South
507-768-3602
Echo
507-925-4126
Cottonwood Feedmill 
507-423-6235
Taunton
507-872-6161
Minnesota Falls
320-564-3835
320-765-4100
Minneota
507-872-6134
Cottonwood
507-423-6489

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