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Premier Cooperative recently held two Farm Marketing Meetings. This is the first time we have held in-person meetings in over a year and we had a great turnout while keeping COVID safety precautions in mind. We introduced our new CEO, Tim Hughes, and CFO, Shawn Kinkade. Merchandiser, Doug Cropp talked...Read More about Farm Marketing Meetings Return To Premier Cooperative
Behind the scenes with Energy Driver, Rick Riblet. Earlier this week, we took a ride along to get a better understanding of the ins and outs of Premier Cooperative's Energy Division. Making both construction and farm stops, we got a first hand look at what all goes into bringing our...Read More about Behind the Scenes with Premier's Energy Division
Yesterday at our Annual Meeting, board member, Ken Hieser was awarded with a plaque commemorating the 35 years he served on the board of Fisher Farmers Grain and Premier Cooperative as well as several years as the President of Fisher Farmers Grain Board. We wish you all the best in...Read More about Thank You For Serving For 35 Years!
On Monday, October 26th, The Champaign County Farm Bureau CEO leadership class attended Dewey. This group is made up of high school seniors from Fisher, Gibson City, and Paxton high schools. They have spent previous weeks with famers and other agriculture organizations in the community observing how the harvest process...Read More about Farm Bureau Group Tours Dewey Facility
We were honored to receive recognition from the Eastern Illinois Foodbank as their Community Partner of the Year! Premier Cooperative truly believes in their mission to feed the hungry and are so proud to support this organization. Due to COVID, their recognition event happened virtually, which you can watch here,...Read More about Premier Recognized As Community Partner
If you haven’t seen them already Premier has taken another step in promoting our brand by applying our logo to five semi- trailers and one propane bulk storage tank at Miller Station. Two of the trailers are roaming our Northern Region, while the other three are in the South. These...Read More about Premier Equipment Gets Branded
The Illinois Corn Marketing Board and Illinois Soybean Association recently made a generous donation of 24 gallons of of hand sanitizer produced from Illinois corn and soybeans. This donation is being distributed amongst all of our locations to enhance and maintain the safety of our employees during this harvest season....Read More about Generous Donation Made To Premier During Harvest
Earlier this week, Premier hosted Amy Rademaker of Carle's Rural Health & Farm Safety, and Dave Newcomb of the Illinois Fire Service Institute. With all of the COVID restrictions currently in place, their usual in-person Progressive Agriculture Safety Days will being going virtual this year. Premier Cooperative is a proud...Read More about Premier Supports Progressive Ag Safety Program
Miller Station held their Used Oil Days on July 21st, while the event was rained out, we collected a total of around 6,500-6,700 gallons. We sent the Turn Key truck back full with 4,500 gallons and about 2,000 at our location that will be picked up at a later date....Read More about Energy Hosts Successful Used Oil Drive