Heartland Co-op Company History Timeline

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1987

The "original" Heartland Co-op was formed in 1987 with a merger of three cooperatives with facilities in Panora, Dallas Center, Minburn and Granger.

1989

They also purchased Melbourne Grain in July of 1989 and leased an NH3 plant in Baxter in November, 1989.

In 1989, the Farmers Cooperative of Kellogg purchased the Continental Grain facility in Pickering.

1990

In 1990, Farmers Cooperative of Gilman, Newburg, and Laurel merged with the Farmers Cooperative of Kellogg and Pickering to become the original Central Counties Cooperative.

Ten years later, in 1990, four grain and fertilizer facilities were purchased from the Fronings Western Grain Company in Belle Plaine, Elberon, Chelsea, and Luzerne.

1995

In 1995, Famers Cooperative Elevator Company of Grundy Center and Holland merged with Farmers Cooperative Company of Reinbeck to become Farmers Cooperative.

1996

The Conroy location was initially named Conroy Farmers Co-op, but the name was changed to Gateway Cooperative in 1996 when they merged with the Malcom Farmers Coop Elevator.

The following year, in 1996, Lincoln Cooperative Company of Lincoln purchased the privately owned Farmers Elevator of Traer.

1998

Lincoln Cooperative Company of Lincoln and Traer merged into Central Counties Cooperative in 1998.

2000

In 2000, the final addition to Farmers 4-County Cooperative was the purchase of a private elevator in Marengo.

2005

The final addition to Central Counties Cooperative occurred in 2005 with the purchase of the privately owned Washburn Elevator.

2006

In July of 2006 Central Iowa Cooperative (CIC), with locations in Jewell, Randall and Stanhope, voted to be part of the strong organization of Heartland Co-op.

2007

On July 1, 2007, Central Counties Cooperative, Reinbeck and Heartland Co-op, West Des Moines merged.

2008

The following year on February 1, 2008, the Farmers 4-County Cooperative of Belle Plaine became part of Heartland Co-op family.

2010

In July of 2010 the acquisitions of four previously owned Roorda operations were acquired in Newton, Monroe, Prairie City West and Runnells by Heartland Co-op.

2013

On September 1, 2013, Heartland Co-op welcomed Farm Service Company (FSC) to its ever-expanding trade territory.

2015

But the current apple of his eye is a massive new elevator in Fairfield, Iowa, which opened in October 2015 after four years of planning and 18 months of construction.

Heartland registered more than $800 million in sales in fiscal 2015 and handled nearly 150 million bushels of grain on behalf of approximately 5,800 farmer-members.

The bank provides Heartland with both term debt and seasonal lines of credit, with commitments totaling over $400 million at the end of 2015, in addition to cash management services and lease financing.

2016

August 1, 2016, Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. (“CGB”), a wholly owned subsidiary of CGB Enterprises, Inc., entered into an agreement to lease its Wever, Iowa facility to Heartland Co-op.

2018

On April 6, 2018, Heartland Co-op purchases Nebraska City and Howe in Nebraska from Helena Chemical/Gavilon Fertilizer to extend our agronomy opportunities.

2019

On August 1, 2019, Heartland Co-op purchased Brooklyn Elevator’s Grain business, Millwright division, and Truck repair shop.

2020

January 1, 2020, Heartland Co-op worked an agreement with United Farmers Cooperative to acquire the grain, agronomy, and feed facilities in the Lacona, Iowa.

Also on January 1, 2020, Heartland Co-op took on a new oppourtunity, outside of the mid-west, and purchased locations from AGP Grain Marketing, LLC in Texas and New Mexico.

Founded
1987
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Headquarters
West Des Moines, IA
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