Members of the three coops, Farmers Elevator Coop locations based in Rock Valley, Cooperative Elevator Association locations based in Ocheyedan, and United Farmers Coop locations based in George approved the measure by over 70 percent, says Finck. Finck says while they are releasing the fact that the measure passed, they are not releasing the numbers at this time. He says that may be done in the future.
He tells us the name of the new company and about the leadership structure.
Cooperative Farmers Elevator will begin their unified operations on September 1st, 2015.
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