The leader of a dairy cooperative says it is time to evaluate the milk pricing system and find possible solutions to issues that harmed dairy farmers over the past few years. CEO Tim Trotter with Edge Dairy Farmers Cooperative tells Brownfield the run-up... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Interfaith Housing and Community Services is proud to announce that Clint Nelson was selected as their new Chief Executive Officer. Nelson has been an integral part of Interfaith for the past sixteen years and in that time proven himself to be... Read More.
The CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol expects EPA to authorize year-round sales of E-15 in the Midwest in the near future. Brian Jennings tells Brownfield earlier this year eight Midwestern Governors asked the agency to lift the permanent summertime restriction on E15... Read More.
The CEO of one of the largest foodbanks in the country calls this the hungriest summer in recent memory. Allison O’Toole is with Twin Cities-based Second Harvest Heartland. “And I can’t even believe I say that sometimes because we’ve been through a global pandemic, and we... Read More.
HUTCHINSON – A national search for a new CEO of Horizons Mental Health Center lead the selection committee to the conclusion that the top candidate was already on board at Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS). Vikki Mader, a five-year employee of Horizons Mental Health Center,... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Boys & Girls Clubs of Hutchinson announced today that the board of directors has named Lance Patterson as chief executive officer, effective August 26th, 2022. Patterson has over 20 years of experience in the Boys & Girls Club movement and has... Read More.
The head of an international grain merchandiser suggests the outlook for exporting grain out of Ukraine is not improving. Jay Debertin is CEO of the nation’s largest ag cooperative, CHS. “Conditions to export products are really operating at a trickle. We and other grain companies... Read More.
The head of the nation’s largest ag cooperative is encouraging farmers to prepare for propane shortages this fall. CHS CEO Jay Debertin tells Brownfield the foreign export market for propane has grown by leaps and bounds. “Now, CHS doesn’t export propane, we consume it here. ... Read More.
Dairy Farmers of America has a new President and CEO. Dennis Rodenbaugh officially took over July 1st with the retirement of Richard Smith. In a statement, Rodenbaugh says their farmer-ownership, alongside DFA’s infrastructure, offers the opportunity and motivation for the cooperative to position dairy... Read More.
The CEO of Growth Energy is optimistic about the sustainable aviation fuel market taking flight. Emily Skor tells Brownfield ethanol has an opportunity to play a role in decarbonizing emission-heavy industries like aviation. “Already a group of Growth Energy members including ADM pledged to produce by... Read More.
The retiring CEO of Minnesota Pork says his state has seen tremendous growth since he joined the Association nearly 30 years ago. David Preisler tells Brownfield pork production has doubled since the late 1990’s. “It’s just been an incredibly interesting business to work in. Really... Read More.
The CEO of the Minnesota Pork Producers Association calls the recently adjourned legislative session a mixed bag for agriculture. David Preisler tells Brownfield there were positives like a payback into the unemployment insurance trust fund. “Because otherwise that would’ve resulted in some pretty big increases in... Read More.