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Monday, December 21, 2015

Feed & Grain News - Members Approve Merger of Farmers Cooperative Co. and West

Feed & Grain News - Members Approve Merger of Farmers Cooperative Co. and West: The members of Farmers Cooperative Company (FC), Ames, Iowa, and West Central� Cooperative, Ralston, Iowa, have both approved the merger of their cooperatives effective April 1, 2016.

“In this merger vote, our members were presented with a rare opportunity to combine two strong, financially-stable cooperatives in a merger of equals to maintain local ownership for generations to come,” explained West Central Board Chair and Paton, Iowa-area farmer Sue Tronchetti.