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Since 1843, the Brown’s family has been churning out high-quality products for both animals and people. The business got its start when George Brown purchased a water-powered grist mill to produce flour and livestock feed for his farm animals and those of his neighbors. After 173 years, the...

Fagor Commercial (Fagor) was founded in 1956 in Spain. Although it shares a name with eight different companies, Fagor sets itself apart from the crowd by providing only the best quality kitchen equipment for its specific market. By knowing the consumers, Fagor has become an international leader...

Not all milk is created equal. From skim to 1 percent to whole, each blend carries its own unique amalgam of nutritional properties. As people increasingly demand that their food and drink offer added nutrition and superior traceability, the market for such products has exploded.

Chicago-...

Famo Feeds Inc. has been serving livestock producers in the Midwest since 1903 when the business was originally founded. In the 1970s, the Beste family purchased the company. Al Beste, the company’s former owner...

At the Farmers Cooperative Association in Ravenna, Nebraska, farmers often drop by just to chat and have a cup of coffee, not buy anything.

“We don’t expect anything from them when they come in,” says Pamela Treffer, general manager for the...

Farmers Cooperative Association Inc. (FCA) launched in 1914 with not much more than two employees, a grain dump and the energy of a handful of local farmers who decided to band together to find success. Almost 100 years later, FCA continues to serve its membership by investing in the equipment...

Kevin Walker remembers being a fresh-faced young man—someone who was uncertain about his career and future. After graduating from college, he spent about 10 years wandering between odd jobs on farms and construction sites before he entered the world of cooperative elevators.

“This was in...

A small group of Iowa farmers came together in 1906 to build a cooperative that would help boost sales and marketing capabilities, offering financial benefits to members. Now, over 100 years later, Farmers Cooperative Society (FCS) continues helping farmers manage crops and finances. The Sioux...

Farmers Cooperative began March 28, 1903, when a group of 115 farmers joined together in Nebraska to form the Dorchester Farmers Cooperative Grain and Livestock Association. The farmers’ goal was to leverage collective resources for the greater good of the group. Nearly 110 years and many...

Years before Farmers Edge officially incorporated in 2005, the Winnipeg-based precision agronomy company has been leading the industry in innovation. The company started as a small operation and is now a global...

After working in the agriculture industry fresh out of school, Wade Barnes, president and CEO of Farmers Edge recalls his “ah ha” moment where he saw the prospect in precision agronomy. “I started my agronomic career at a cooperative in northwest Manitoba,” he shares. “Within the cooperative was...

For farms big and small, faster planting and harvesting is a reality of modern agriculture.

As a result, farmers rely on co-ops to use technology that makes speed possible, as well as deliver inputs, like fertilizer and fuel, more efficiently.

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For Farmers Pride Coop (Farmers Pride), a 6,000-member strong farm supply and grain marketing cooperative, business is based on a simple purpose: helping the farmers who feed the world. This requires the Nebraska-based cooperative to be acutely in tune with its members’ needs, even if it means a...

Nebraska has long been home to many farmers and their families. Through the 1920s and on, nearly anything a family needed to farm, ranch and fuel, garden or keep house in the rural state was available through some local store, known today at a cooperative. These no-frills warehouses, for the...

For over 100 years, the Farmers Union Cooperative (FUC) has been helping Iowan farmers make the most of their resources. The cooperative operates from its headquarters in Ossian, Iowa, with additional locations in Fort Atkinson, Calmar, Waucoma and West Union to supply farms across northeast...

Founded in 2005 as a joint venture between Australia-based Feedworks Pty Ltd., Malcolm Ballard and Tim Byrd, Feedworks USA represents feed additive companies that are looking to introduce their products into the North American market. In a little over 10 years, ...

Ferrero U.S.A. Inc. was established in 1969 to bring the United States distinctive confections, such as the famous Ferrero Rocher® chocolates. For over seven decades the Ferrero Group, founded in Italy and expanded worldwide after World...

Since 1950, Ferring Pharmaceuticals has been performing leading medical research to seek out and market drugs and health products that improve the health of patients all over the world. Established by renowned scientist Frederik Paulsen Sr., the Switzerland-...

Fessenden Coop Association (Fessenden Coop) has been in business since 1943 when a group of farmers joined forces to boost buying power and create better marketing opportunities in central North Dakota. With a head...

FiberLight, LLC (FiberLight) is an industry-leading provider of mission-critical, high-performance fiber optic networks headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. Initially founded in 1998 as a subsidiary of American Communication Services Inc. (ACSI), FiberLight offers an array of solutions, including dark...

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