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HAWKEYE IS FULL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

WODEN SCALE WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY APRIL 24TH FOR MAINTENANCE

 

Board of Directors of Gold-Eagle Cooperative Announce Merger Study with Farmers Coop Association (FCA) of Forest City

 The Board of Directors of Gold-Eagle Cooperative would like to announce a merger study with Farmers Coop Association (FCA) of Forest City. The study will provide a comprehensive overview of both companies and the potential value for each membership if unification were to occur.

Over the last six months, the FCA board has been planning for the upcoming retirement of their General Manager, Randy Broesder. After considering all their options, they have determined that the best path forward for their membership and team of employees would be to join Gold-Eagle Cooperative. 

The management teams from both companies, as well as the Boards of Directors, will continue to meet over the next several weeks. Please know that any decision regarding unification will be made in the best interest of both memberships and employee teams. 

We look forward to working together and sharing more information as it becomes available. 

 

Press Release:

Gold-Eagle Cooperative to work with Land O'Lakes, Inc., Nextlink and Microsoft on broadband connectivity project.  Click here for details.

Notice:

Beginning March 1, 2023, the Gold-Eagle Coop Holmes location will be open by appointment only.

If you would like to haul grain into this facility, call  515-825-9675 at least 24 hours in advance. Please provide an estimate of bushels to be delivered, number of trucks, and approximate timeframe so we can ensure we are prepared and staffed to meet your needs. We also appreciate notice if you break down or are done for the day.  This location WILL go to full-time operation during harvest.  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this new schedule.

  

 


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