Agronomy Staff

Agronomy Sales
Daron Cowan
Agronomy Sales
Agronomy Manager
Kent Ochs
Agronomy Sales
p. 620-356-1241
c. 620-952-1757



Agronomy Department

United Prairie Ag’s full-service agronomy department offers seed, crop protection, and delivery or custom application of dry, liquid, and ammonia fertilizers. UPA’s four agronomy centers are strategically located to better serve our customers.

Serving You with Full-Service Agronomy Products, Services, Team

United Prairie Ag’s full-service agronomy division offers sales and service of dry, liquid, and ammonia fertilizers; seed, and crop protection products.

Delivery and custom application of chemicals and fertilizers are available from our four agronomy centers. The centers are strategically located to serve you better. They are based throughout our trade territory, which covers more than 4,000 square miles.

Our agronomy sales staff members bring you years of field experience–and the latest in technology, information, and new products. We can tailor products and services to fit your operation.

UPA also offers a prepaid program, which makes it easier to manage agronomy input expenses.

Contact our experts for details on how our our agronomy products and services can benefit your operation.


Risk Management

Prepaid Options, Partnerships Help You Manage Risk

United Prairie Ag knows that risk management is a critical part of your management strategy. We offer several ways to manage risk with your agronomy decisions.

Take advantage of our customized prepaid programs. You choose how and when to prepay according to a schedule that works for you. This means you can adjust your prepayment management strategy as your operation grows and changes or based on changing market conditions.

UPA’s ability to store significant quantities of various products can also factor in to your risk management plan. We monitor global supply and demand and regional logistics to ensure we have the products you need, when you need them.

Contact our agronomy experts anytime to set up your own prepaid strategy.


Crop Nutrients

Full Service, Strategically Located

United Prairie Ag can be your total source for crop nutrients. We offer delivery or custom application of dry, liquid, and ammonia fertilizers. Dry and liquid products can be blended to nutrient specifications. Our 17 ammonia plants are strategically placed in our nine-county trade area. We also offer foliar plant nutrition products.

Our locations page provides details about location-specific product offerings. Wherever you are based, you can count on us for all your crop nutrient needs.


Crop Protection

Protecting Your Investment

Branded products, generic products, strategic locations, experts–United Prairie Ag has it all when it comes to crop protection.

UPA has the products and storage capacity to serve you better at critical times in your production season. UPA can store 135,000 gallons of bulk chemicals at four locations, strategically placed throughout the trade area. We offer generic products and a full line of branded chemicals, including BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.

Turn to our agronomy experts for help determining your crop protection strategy.


Seed Technologies

Take Advantage of Seed Technologies and Our Expertise

Today’s new seed technologies offer producers incredible opportunities. United Prairie Ag can help you take advantage of improvements in yield, drought resistance, and more.

We carry the brands you need including Hoegemeyer®, Frontier®, NK®, and W-L® alfalfa genetics.

Our agronomy staff can help you choose the right genetics, based on your soil, production plans, and management strategies. Contact us to learn which brand is performing best in UPA trials, the latest seed options–and what’s ahead with seed technologies.

A reminder: Lock up your seed needs early to qualify for the best programs.