FARMLAND MEMBERS VOTE TO MERGE WITH AGTEGRA

The members of Farmland Co-op Inc. earlier this afternoon voted to merge with Agtegra Cooperative. Of the 55 members voting, 51 (92.7%) voted in favor of the merger and 4 members (7.3%) voted against. Voter turnout was 39.6%.

The merger with Farmland will become effective at the end of their fiscal year, which ends Aug. 31, 2018.

"We are excited about this opportunity to expand Agtegra’s energy business and look forward to working with Farmland’s members, patrons and employees. Having Farmland join Agtegra allows us to build on their expertise and enhance our fuel offering to our North Dakota customers. It also allows us to increase our capabilities in a geography that we already serve" stated Agtegra's CEO, Chris Pearson.