Entries by Golden Growers

GGC Board Votes to Issue $0.23 Distribution

On September 17th, Golden Growers Cooperative’s (GGC) Board of Directors approved a distribution of $0.23 per bushel delivered in 2014 or per member unit, effective for members of record on October 1, 2015.  This distribution has two components: First, the distribution includes the retirement of the remaining $0.0836 per bushel  2014 equity credits.  This completes […]

GGC Board Approves Equity Credit Retirement of $0.22/bushel.

At their June 18th meeting, the Golden Growers Board of Directors approved a distribution of $3,408,900, or $0.22/bushel delivered in 2014, to members of record as of June 1, 2015.  Combined with the February distribution, 84% of  2014 allocated income has been retired.  The remaining equity credit balance is $1,295,004 or $0.0836/bushel delivered in 2014. […]

You Can Help Prove our Corn is Produced ‘Sustainably’

In his report at GGC’s recent annual meeting, former Chairman Jason Medhaug discussed the demands for sustainability measurements from within the food supply chain.  Measurements normally revolve around three issues: the Environment; the Community; and Economic Sustainability. The trend for sustainable food production is gaining momentum as food and beverage companies jump on board to […]

Legacy Planning for Your Farming Operation

Dan Peterson of e4 Brokerage, LLC met with the GGC Board of Directors at their June meeting to discuss Nationwide Financial’s ‘Land As Your Legacy’ planning program.  “In the next 20 years, 70% of farming operations will transfer form one generation to the next.  In order to preserve the farm for the next generation, planning is […]

Lori Buckhouse Joins Golden Growers

As of March 1st, Lori Buckhouse joined the staff of Golden Growers Cooperative.  Lori has extensive administrative and bookkeeping experience serving both public and private sector institutions. Prior to joining the ND Barley Council and ND Grain Growers, Lori worked for NDSU’s Agricultural Systems and Biosystems Engineering Department. Lori will continue to serve the ND […]

Golden Growers Relocates Cooperative Office

In order to add stability to the organization and further reduce costs, Golden Growers has relocated our cooperative office. As of April 21st, Golden  Growers will be collocated with the North Dakota Barley Council and North Dakota Grain Growers Association at 1002 main Avenue West in West Fargo, ND. All three organizations will share office […]

HARLESS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF GOLDEN GROWERS

At the conclusion of the Golden Growers Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors elected Mark Harless of Moorhead, MN to be Chairman.  Harless his wife Lenae, and their son Paul farm near Borup, MN raising corn, soybeans, and edible beans. In addition to Harless, other officers selected include: Nicolas Pyle of Casselton, ND elected as First […]

Golden Growers Annual Meeting – March 24, 2015

Make your plans now to attend the Golden Growers Cooperative Annual Meeting beginning at 9 am, Tuesday, March 24th at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead, MN This is a great time to visit with your fellow members, hear what has occurred in the prior year, and learn more about your Cooperative’s Business. The agenda […]

Food Trend Expert Todd Hale To Speak At GGC Annual Meeting

You won’t want to miss this year’s featured speaker! Golden Growers welcomes recognized consumer insights thought leader, Todd Hale. Mr. Hale’s engaging presentation, Tracking Trends that Matter, will focus on consumer shopping, buying, and consumption behaviors that are driving trends and market reactions in the food and beverage industry. Todd Hale’s 36 years of experience […]

Streamlined Transfers for Trusts, Joint Tenants, or Tenants in Common

The Golden Growers Board of Directors implemented a new policy to simplify some common transfers.  The policy applies to transfers to trusts and for the addition or deletion of a tenant. Because of estate planning, many GGC members make requests to transfer their membership interest into a trust or they request the addition of a […]