Three Minnesota cooperatives will merge in August
March 26, 2019 By Mark Dorenkamp Filed Under: Crops, Minnesota, News
Three Minnesota cooperatives will merge later this year.
Members of Farmers Cooperative Association of Canby, Lyon
County Farm Service of Ghent, and Prairie Pride Cooperative of Marshall voted in
favor of unifying the co-ops during a special meeting Thursday.
Prairie Pride general manager Emmett Thomsen says the move protects
equity and gives the cooperatives the ability to find and keep the best-quality
He adds the merger has been in the works for nearly two years, and the yet-to-be-named new cooperative will begin operations August 1st.
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