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Puppy Paw Donation Drive

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Local farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is raising funds in their stores for animals in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence. The company is partnering with feed company Nutrena and its Feed It Forward program to collect financial donations in stores that the company will use to purchase and ship animal feed to the areas affected by Florence.

Raising Funds for FFA

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Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is holding a month-long fundraiser to help raise money for FFA at the local, state, and national levels.

Chinese department of ag officials visit SSC

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President & CEO Jeff Stroburg and members of the Southern States leadership team met with Chinese agronomist Huang Yaohui and staff deputy director for China’s Department of Science Technology and Education, He Xiaodan to learn about how co-ops are organized and how they function.

Southern States Coop Partners with Heliae AG to Bring Regenerative Agriculture to their Farmer Owners

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Southern States Cooperative is partnering with Heliae™ Agriculture to bring innovative, new products to farmers that improve yields while enhancing soil health. Soil health is the foundation of the practice of regenerative agriculture.

Southern States wins Most Valuable Dealership Award

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Southern States Cooperative has won Precision Farming Dealer magazine’s fifth annual Most Valuable Dealership award. The award recognizes North America’s top precision agriculture operation in terms of sales, support and service of precision farming technology.

Nationwide Reveals Top 10 Insurance Claims

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As agriculture professionals return to fields to prepare for planting season, they should set aside time to ensure their operations are sufficiently protected from the myriad hazards faced throughout the year. Nationwide, the country’s leading insurer of farms and ranches1, stands ready to help members prevent losses on their farms. Today, the company released its list of the top preventable insurance claims on farms and ranches in 2019.

Agricultural Cooperatives GROWMARK and Southern States Combine Efforts to Maximize Value for Farmer-Owners Across North America

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GROWMARK, Inc. and Southern States Cooperative announced today plans to close on a transaction Sept. 1, 2020, that aligns the organizations operationally to yield increased innovation, growth, and returns for the farmer-owners of both cooperative systems.

New Chief Operating Officer and Head of Agronomy

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Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative has promoted Steve Becraft to chief operating officer and hired Sean Knapp as their new executive vice president of agronomy.

Southern States Supports FFA

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Southern States Cooperative announces its donation of nearly $9,000 to the North Carolina and Kentucky FFA state associations through the co-op’s Fueling FFA campaign.

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