CVA Annual Meeting Held In Columbus

Microsoft Word - CVA Annual Meeting PR_Kelli Proofed FINAL.docx(York, NE) – The Member-Owners of Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) had their
first Annual Meeting as a newly merged Cooperative on November 24, 2014. Over
200 Member-Owners traveled to the Veterans for Foreign Wars facility in Columbus,
NE to attend the meeting. Central Valley Ag, having recently merged with United
Farmers Cooperative provided statistics on just how beneficial the recent merger
has proven to be for it’s member-owners, reporting a combined $21.5 Million in
Local Net Profit, $17.3 Million Cash Returned to Member-Owners and $38 Million
Re-invested in assets for the Member-Owners.
“These kind of results only happen by having great people,” said Carl Dickinson, CEO
of Central Valley Ag. Carl went on to congratulate the attendees on forming what he
believes to be the strongest local farmer-owned Cooperative ever. Dave Beckman,
CVA’s Chairman on their Board of Directors couldn’t agree more. Dave spoke highly
of his peers saying, “I want to thank the board of directors for your vision for the
future, and fulfilling your responsibility as a board member to the Cooperative, to
position CVA to give our members the best possible service and access to world
markets for generations to come.”
The Board of Directors of Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) and United Farmers
Cooperative (UFC) met July 1 to ratify the votes casted by their respective Member-Owners
approving the merger of the two companies, which became effective September 1, 2014.
Central Valley Ag is a leading Cooperative providing Agronomy, Grain, Feed and
Energy products and services from its 66locations in Nebraska and Kansas. To find
out more about Central Valley Ag, please visit