Founded in May of 2010, CSS is a partnership of organizations that share vision, culture and operational size. Central Valley Ag, Landus Cooperative Company, and South Dakota Wheat Growers are forward-thinking Cooperatives and believe that combining resources helps all parties be more prepared to meet tomorrow’s challenges in agriculture. The immediate and long-term benefits of CSS will include: logistical support and risk management, better international market intelligence and the ability to build global sourcing relationships to better position us and our suppliers in the Midwest fertilizer market.
Central Valley Ag (CVA), takes their mission seriously. Every single day they aspire to provide innovative solutions that yield a profit our customers. The agricultural world is changing for all. Central Valley Ag is looking toward the future to continue to provide the best agronomy, energy, feed and grain products and services. CVA remains committed to being a leader in the cooperative world, and will continue to keep a financially strong balance sheet to ensure long-term success for their employees and customers.
Central Valley Ag looks forward to serving you, and future generations at their locations across Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa.
Landus CooperativeTM is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative, headquartered in Ames, Iowa that has a global reach and a local touch with more than 725 full-time employees at locations in more than 70 communities in Iowa and Minnesota and approximately 7,000 member-owners.
Landus Cooperative is one of North America’s largest grain storage companies and has shuttle-loading access on all seven, major Iowa rail lines. The diversified farmer-owned cooperative offers precision agronomy services with more than 50 agronomists on staff; a proprietary, member-owned brand of soybeans; expert grain marketing services; as well as corn and soybean processing including a facility in Ralston, Iowa which manufacturers SoyPlus®, a high bypass protein soybean meal for dairy herds across the globe.
Wheat Growers is an innovative grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 5,400 active member-owners in eastern North and South Dakota. Despite the name, their members now grow more corn and soybeans than they do wheat. Wheat Growers markets approximately 170 million bushels annually – and has been serving member-owners with pride and integrity since 1923.
Wheat Growers is governed by a board of active producers elected to represent five districts, and backed by 45 delegates who serve as the liaison with the general membership. Cooperative headquarters are located in Aberdeen, South Dakota.