About Us

Aboutus Overview


Midway Co-op has been a trusted partner in farming in north central Kansas for more than 110 years. Serving the communities of Alton, Bellaire, Bloomington, Burr Oak, Corinth, Downs, Lebanon, Luray, Mankato, Osborne, Portis and Waldo, our experienced and hard-working staff is committed to providing patrons with the quality products and services they need to maximize production and profitability.

Headquartered in Osborne, KS, we help producers with every aspect of their farming operations, including:

  • Grain Marketing
  • Crop Nutrients, Seed and Crop Protection Products
  • Seed Cleaning (wheat)
  • Seed Treatment
  • Custom Applications
  • Premium Feeds
  • Producer Financing
  • Crop Insurance

We also operate Mr. Tire service stations in Alton, Lebanon, Luray, Mankato and Osborne – four of which have Cenex® gasoline & diesel fuels available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please contact us today to learn how we can contribute to your growth and success.


Midway Co-op’s mission is to serve our communities with a financially sound, professionally managed cooperative offering quality products and services at competitive prices.

Community Involvement

In addition to supporting agriculture in north central Kansas over the past 100+ years, Midway Co-op has always been a strong advocate of keeping your dollars local and reinvesting in the communities we serve.

Our customers and member-owners come together in Alton, Bellaire, Bloomington, Burr Oak, Corinth, Downs, Lebanon, Luray, Mankato, Osborne, Portis and Waldo and our employees live in these towns, too. We annually donate thousands of dollars to community organizations and events because we want to see them succeed. These include:

  • Fire Departments & EMTs
  • Local 4-H Groups
  • Food Pantries
  • Schools & Youth Sports
  • Community Foundations
  • County Fairs & Premium Auction
  • Local Events & Celebrations




Midway Co-op Management

Craig Mans
General Manager

Ron Sothers
Vice President of Agronomy

Mike Coffey
Assistant GM/Operation

Cullen Riner
Vice President of Grain

Dean Heise​
Vice President of Feed

Trevor Oliver
Vice President of Petroleum

Eric Mans
Agent, Midway Crop
Insurance/VP of Finance

Board of Directors

Midway Co-op Board of Directors and Officers 

Larry Stanley (Lebanon)

Vice Chairperson
Jerry Lambert (Bellaire)

Lynn Cooper (Osborne & Bloomington)

Brice Guttery (Alton)
Kale Newell (Burr Oak & Mankato)
Martin Ulrich (Luray & Waldo)
Levi Allison (Downs & Corinth)
Richard Conrad (Portis)


Please come in to General Office for recent Midway Co-op financial reports, including balance sheets, statements of operations and patronage rates.


Midway Co-op offers unique and flexible crop input financing options through Cooperative Finance Association, Inc. (CFA) and other institutions. Click below for details