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WE ARE VITAL GRAINS.

 
A REGENERATIVE Farming Operation
 

What is Vital Grains?

Learn about our regenerative family farming operation, our team, and our goals.

Through our regenerative family farm operation, we are proving that a farm can be a leading steward of the land, and produce top yields at low cost. It’s a change in approach from closed doors, to red carpet transparency so everyone can learn about what we do. This is our mission because the environment and the food we eat are Vital to all.

The Vital SYSTEM

These five techniques make us a sustainable, environmentally friendly, and profitable operation.
Strip Tilling
Targeted Fertilization
Prescription Planting
Cover Crop
Traffic Control
 
 

Shop Talk

Find out what's happening in our field. 

June 23, 2017

WONDERING WHAT VITAL GRAINS IS ALL ABOUT? WATCH AND LEARN. 

Creating a new identity for a farm is not something we do everyday. In fact, this is our first time.  Since we’re in this for the long haul, we want to do it right. So when some folks asked me what exactly it is that we do after looking at our website, we realized we had more work to do. Rather than feeling disappointed that I missed something in the careful creation of Vital Grains, I am excited to answer that question in even greater depth. What better way to start than with our new video? 

Enjoy, 

Ben Pederson 

Pr...

March 8, 2017

CONNECTING WITH HISTORY TO DRIVE THE FUTURE. 

All my life, it's seemed when I'm heading in the right direction obstacles are moved in sometimes mysterious ways. In creating Vital Grains, there has been fear and doubt, but one thing after another has told me "keep going." The clincher happened last summer as I drove a sprayer through a corn field applying fertilizer. I always remember where I am when these things strike me. In researching our farm's history, I dug deeper in to my Grandfather Raymond's enigmatic life. I had never realized what age he was when he made his big, risky move from Rake to...

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VITAL SIGNS

Everything we stand for can be boiled down to four core values.

SUSTAINABLE

FAMILY

Green

Profit

 

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CONTACT US

We're interested in finding common ground by helping you get more out of yours. Whether it's through buying, renting, or custom farming, we'll provide you a valuable return and a viable future on your farmland.

20690 460th St. Lake Mills, IA 50450

Tel: 641.592.2305