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GROWMARK purchases Chicago-based grain warehouse

A farmer owned cooperative has acquired a grain warehouse near downtown Chicago, Illinois. GROWMARK has purchased the B-House from COFCO International and renamed it Lakeside Grain Trading. The facility will add 11.5 million bushels of storage to GROWMARK’s grain operations. It can accommodate lake... Read More.

COFCO and GROWMARK acquisition raises some questions

The director of the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives says there are questions about China’s largest food and ag company becoming the sole owner of a grain facility along the Mississippi River. Frayne Olson tells Brownfield “one of the questions both at the state... Read More.