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2013-06-20 16:28:05

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "IDFA commends the House of Representatives for voting, 291-135, to reform our dairy policies by establishing a new and expanded revenue insurance program for dairy farmers without imposing a controversial program that will have our government get into the business of limiting milk supplies, hurting consumers and costing American jobs. The momentum is now strongly against supply management for our dairy industry. "The Goodlatte-Scott...

2013-03-06 16:23:18

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), an energy grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, and Mid-Kansas Cooperative (MKC), a full-service farm cooperative founded in 1965, have approved an agreement to form a limited liability company (LLC) to build and operate a high-speed shuttle loading facility in Canton, Kan. Construction on property currently owned by MKC is expected to begin spring 2013 and be...

2013-02-04 12:26:36

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States will share in a record estimated $600 million disbursement from CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), an energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading agricultural co-op. The payments mark the largest cash return ever made by a U.S. cooperative. "One of the most important ways we help our producer and co-op owners grow is by delivering an economic return on the business they do with us,"...

2013-01-23 16:21:28

MORO, Ore., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Burnet, an Oregon farmer and cooperative leader who helped create CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading producer-owned co-op, died January 19. He was 72. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130123/CG47405) Burnet of Moro, Ore., was instrumental in several cooperative mergers, most notably the 1998 unification of former Harvest States Cooperatives and Cenex, Inc., to form CHS Inc., an energy, grains and foods...

2012-12-07 16:22:28

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon farmer David Bielenberg has been elected chairman of the board of CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company. Bielenberg was selected during the 17-member board's yearly reorganization meeting which followed the company's 2012 annual meeting on Dec. 6. He succeeds Jerry Hasnedl, a St. Hilaire, Minn., farmer who held the post during the past 12 months. "This...

2012-11-20 20:24:31

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder about the trip your milk goes on from the cow to the store? Or what a cow's bed is made of? Or why dairy farmers get up so early? A new campaign, launched Nov. 12, that answers questions and more, focusing on the hard-working dairy farm families and the nutritious products they produce. Named "Dedicated to Dairy," the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association Inc. campaign includes multi-media efforts featuring regional dairy families and...

2012-08-06 06:24:58

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Voting members of Larsen Cooperative Co., headquartered in New London, Wis., have approved a merger with CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative. The decision will become effective in September 2012 pending appropriate due diligence by both organizations. This marks the first Wisconsin-based co-op to join the CHS Country Operations business. "Our vision lines up well with CHS," said LeRoy Peterson, general...

2012-05-07 06:28:18

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc., St. Paul, Minn.; and Zen-Noh, Tokyo, Japan, two of the world's leading farmer-owned cooperatives, today announced CHS has acquired 51 percent of CZL Ltd., a joint venture company that will supply commodities, primarily wheat and barley, to Japan. The joint venture will be managed from the CZL office in Tokyo. "CHS and Zen-Noh have been strong trading partners for more than 30 years," said Rick Browne, senior vice president,...

2012-04-30 06:25:17

LONDON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.fi-dairyinnovation.com Today's consumer expects a lot from dairy products. They want innovative products that give them added value, from indulgent flavours to nutritional and functional health benefits. However developing these products presents huge challenges to the dairy industry from overcoming the technical difficulties in taste, texture and shelf life to having to adhere to strict regulatory guidelines. With...

2011-12-14 17:32:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Malesich, a Dillon, Mont., rancher with extensive agribusiness leadership experience, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of CHS Inc. (<label>Nasdaq: CHSCP</label>), the nation's leading producer-owned cooperative. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111214/CG23156) Malesich, 59, was elected to represent farmers, ranchers and member cooperatives in Montana and Wyoming at the...