CVA and Henderson Coop Announce Merger

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25 Apr 2019


Agri-business, News Articles, announcement

HENDERSON and YORK -- Henderson Co-op membership has voted to approve unification with Central Valley Ag (CVA). Conducted by a mail-in ballot, the owners of Henderson Co-op approved the merger with CVA by a majority vote of 91.3 percent.  

“We are pleased that Henderson Co-op members have voted to unify the two cooperatives. Both boards feel strongly that this unification will bring additional value to our members,” said Dave Beckman, CVA board chairman. “Central Valley Ag has a proud history on which the foundation has been laid for building a promising future of service to its members in agriculture.”

“The focus of the cooperative has always been serving our farmer patrons and the greater area with service that allows them to be profitable and successful,” said Grant Schmidt, Henderson Co-op Board chairman. “The merger with CVA allows us to continue providing that commitment into the future.” 

Henderson Co-op will officially join CVA on July 1.

Henderson Co-op has two locations in Henderson, providing a full line of agricultural products that include fertilizers, chemicals, seed, fuels, tires, automobile service, on-farm tire service and lubricants.

Central Valley Ag is a farmer-owned cooperative headquartered in York. CVA has locations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. CVA provides products and services in grain, agronomy, feed and energy.

Source:  https://www.yorknewstimes.com/news/central-valley-ag-henderson-co-op-announce-merger/article_cd412b9e-6527-11e9-9f56-ff65ca567006.html

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