June 2019 Newsletter

Jun 01, 2019

Farmer Cooperative 2019


Farmers Cooperative will add additional storage this year. New 400,000 bushel metal bins in Milligan and Lushton add to the current Behlen bin sites already in place. A new 500,000 bushel bin and 15,000 bushel leg will be built at our Emerald location near Lincoln. This will be used for corn space in the area. Also, a 500,000 bushel concrete tube has been added in Burchard next to the one built last year. At Odell, we add a 600,000 bushel concrete tube, feeding it off existing legs and bins that were already there. With the wet spring, we are running a little behind but hope to have it all ready for fall harvest. The need to update and improve older plants will continue. A new bulk fuel storage facility is being finished in Daykin. Our feed mill at Beatrice South and Jansen are going through some updating over the spring and summer months. Our goal is to update them, be more efficient in our processing of making feed and clean up some old spouting and legs, in addition to adding to the machinery.


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