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MEMBER HEALTH INSURANCE

Producer Health Benefits from Land O’Lakes Land O’Lakes and BuyPointTM Insurance Solutions have partnered with Gravie to provide a health benefits option for Central Region Cooperative members. Here is what you need to know: Why choose the MN Co-op Members Health Plan? 1. Competitive…

Fall 2018 Newsletter

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Construction on New Fertilizer Plant Begins

August 21, 2018 Central Region Cooperative was formed on August 1, 2017. In the months leading up to the formation of our new cooperative, much discussion was had on the need for a shared agronomy asset. Since then, we have had conversations with neighboring cooperatives and employed multiple…

Tire Department Closure

August 3, 2018   This summer Central Region Cooperative (CRC) evaluated its business model on providing retail tire services from its Sleepy Eye shop location.  These services are primarily used during the time of year when the cooperative’s two-person shop is striving to keep its…

David Peters Retires

June 29, 2018 Dear Central Region Cooperative Employees and Patrons, It is with sadness and excitement that we inform you that David Peters will be retiring as CEO/General Manager of Central Region Cooperative on December 31, 2018. We are so grateful for the contributions he has made to our…

Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Sibley County 4-H Donation

Gaylord, MN – Central Region Cooperative announced a $2,500 grant to the Sibley County 4-H Federation. The funds will support the program’s activities and provide scholarships to youth attending special programs or events.   “We’re proud to support this project as a…

Producer Health Insurance Meeting

Central Region Cooperative members now have another chance to enroll for the health insurance offerings from Land O'Lakes and Gravie. See the details below for meeting dates and locations.

Sleepy Eye Uptown Elevator Sale

February 13, 2017   Central Region Cooperative (CRC) would like to announce the sale of the Sleepy Eye uptown elevator located just west of the Railway Bar on Rice Street Northwest. In 1921, the original stockholders of Farmer’s Elevator Company built the uptown elevator to replace the…

Stewart Downtown Elevator Sale

February 12, 2017   Central Region Cooperative (CRC) would like to announce the sale of the Stewart Downtown grain facility to F.W. Cobs, a Vermont based company with four grain elevators spread throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Saskatchewan, Canada. F.W Cobs has supplied organic, Non-GMO and…

Updated Storage Policies

CRC recently updated its grain storage policies. You can find them on our Grain page, click Storage Policies or follow the link below.   2018 Storage Policies

Winter 2018 Newsletter

* We sincerely apologize for the oversight of the omission of the Hector location on our Winter 2018 Newsletter location map. This will be corrected on our next issue.  Read the Winter 2018 Newsletter

Enriching the Community of Hector

Hector, MN -- On January 3, 2018, Central Region Cooperative Board Members Larry Dean, Jason Boll, and Brian Broderius presented a donation of $10,000 to Mayor Steve Squibb of the City of Hector. The donation was composed of $6,049 from Central Region Cooperative in addition to a match donation of…

CRC Supports Local Hunger Initiatives

Meeker Area Food Shelf Litchfield, MN -- On January 3, 2018, Central Region Cooperative Board Members Larry Dean, Tyler Slinden, Jason Boll, and Brian Broderius presented a donation of $2,634 to the Meeker Area Food Shelf’s Executive Director, Jayme Revermann. The donation was composed of…

CRC Donates to Local FFA Chapters

On January 3, 2018, Central Region Cooperative Board Members Larry Dean, Jason Boll, Tyler Slinden and Brian Broderius presented a donation of $3,333 each to the ACGC FFA Chapter in Grove City and BLHS FFA Chapter in Hector. Both donations were composed of $1,666.67 from Central Region Cooperative…

OPTIONS 101 MARKETING MEETING

Join us for an informational meeting on February 13, 2018 on Options 101 with J.D. Schuerman from Advance Trading, Inc.  Learn about the benefits using options can bring to your overall grain marketing strategy. 

Sleepy Eye Backpack Food Program Donation

On December 13, 2017, Central Region Cooperative Board Members Steve Lax and Jon Meyer presented a donation of $1,000 to the Sleepy Eye Weekend Backpack Food Program. The donation was composed of $500 from Central Region Cooperative in addition to a match donation of $500 from the Land ‘O…

CRC Donates to Sleepy Eye Area Food Shelf

On December 13, 2017, Central Region Cooperative Board Members Steve Lax and Jon Meyer presented a donation of $1,372 to the Sleepy Eye Area Food Shelf Board Members. The donation was composed of $686 from Central Region Cooperative in addition to a match donation of $686 from the Land ‘O…

CRC Hosts Grain Marketing Meetings

The CRC grain marketing team invited Chad Richey from Midco Commodities to give a presentation on the market outlook for 2018 on December 12, 2017. Approximately 60 producers attended the meetings in Sleepy Eye, Fairfax and Buffalo Lake. Chad spread light on why the 2017 market gave producers such a…

Producer Health Insurance Open Enrollment is NOW

Central Region Cooperative has partnered with both 40 Square Cooperative Solutions and Land O' Lakes BUYPOINT™ Insurance Solutions to offer you alternatives for health insurance benefits. Land O' Lakes BUYPOINT™ Insurance Solutions Land O'Lakes and…

CRC Donates to Renville County 4-H

Central Region Cooperative presented a $2,500 donation to the Renville County 4-H Program on October 10, 2017. The funds will support the Renville County 4-H Fair Improvement Project updating the wildlife and creative arts area of the 4-H building, purchase some new poultry cages, and purchase…

Hector C-Store Sale

September 29, 2017 The board of directors of Central Region Cooperative have signed an asset purchase agreement with River Country Cooperative for the sale of the Hector C-Store with a targeted closing date of October 24, 2017.   River Country Cooperative of Inver Grove Heights, MN…

Darwin Elevator Sale

September 22, 2017 Central Region Coop would like all patrons and customers to know that the board has approved and completed the sale of the Darwin grain facility to Forsman Farms. Forsman Farms is a family farm located in Cokato, MN and has been operating since 1918. Forman Farm grain bids can be…

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