Effective Nov. 5, the new business will operate under the name CHS with Doug Derosier serving as general manager. He managed the facility under the joint venture operation. Derosier is a 27-year veteran of the grain industry and has managed several cooperative elevators in northern Minnesota.
“We look forward to expanding competitive market access for customers, along with a full range of marketing programs and services,” said John McEnroe, senior vice-president, country operations division of CHS. “In addition, becoming part of a member-owned organization, the business will also return earnings in the form of patronage to area growers.”