Merger Approved Between Central Valley Ag and United Farmers Cooperatives
YORK - After over a year of discussions, the boards representing both the Central Valley Ag Cooperative and United Farmers Cooperative approved the merger of the two co-ops effective September 1st. CEO Carl Dickenson said that the new unified cooperative will be headquartered in York with 66 locations across eastern Nebraska and northern Kansas with over 800 employees
Dickinson: "We will operate under the Central Valley Ag name, excited about that, I think it represents itself in county, and with the owners, and within the industry as well."
Dickinson said that the new CVA will provide the opportunity for expanded services and facilities, increased savings, and accelerated equity redemptions for the benefit of their member-owners. The new co-op also expects to be able to attract and retain the best employees to provide world-class service for every customer.