Members OK Alceco, FCA merger
Move is hoped to increase future opportunities for new co-op
July 8, 2021
A farmers cooperative with locations in Hartley and Royal will see its territory expand significantly later this summer.
Members of Alceco voted on July 1 to merge with First Cooperative Association (FCA) effective Sept. 1. The merger process began in December 2020, with the boards of both cooperatives commissioning a unification study to examine the synergies between the organizations and make recommendations on a potential union. The combined boards voted unanimously in April 2021 to move forward with a vote by the Alceco members.
Through its solely owned subsidiary, Ag Partners, LLC, Alc...