A merger announced in April, will happen between 2 ag companies in Christian County on August First.
The shareholders of Morrisonville Farmers Cooperative Company have approved the merger with Christian County Farm Supply Company, effective August First.
The new company name starting this Sunday will be Central Commodity FS, with Mark Bauman as CEO and Taylor Kusterman as Grain Division Manager.
Christian County Farm Supply operates eleven agronomy and fuel locations as well as one grain elevator in Christian County, IL.Morrisonville Farmers Cooperative operates 2 grain elevators located in Morrisonville and Harvel.
The combined companies will have over 9 million bushels of grain storage space and access to numerous processor and export markets.
Officials with the 2 companies say it will strengthen the new cooperative’s profitability and provide new marketing services for Christian County farmers.