extremely proud to share this important cooperative membership benefit with our
customers,” said Pat Peterson, general manager. “Delivering an economic return
to them on the business they do with CHS is one more way we help our owners
retail division of CHS Inc. allocated a total of $2,133,098.56 in patronage
dividends to its eligible members based on business done Sept. 1, 2017 – Aug.
31, 2018, of which $376,918.96 is being paid out in cash. The Oberlin-based
retail division allocated a total of $203,927.48 in patronage dividends to its
eligible members based on business done Sept. 1, 2017 – Aug. 31, 2018, of which
$36,033.97 is being paid out in cash.
Inc. will return $150 million in cash patronage and equity redemption to its
farmer-owners in 2019, part of the cooperative’s commitment to sharing profits
with our owners and returning money to rural America where it can be reinvested
in the community. More than 840 local cooperatives and 25,000 farmers share in
this distribution of cash patronage and equity redemptions.
returned to owners is determined annually by the CHS Board of Directors and
based on performance, financial strength and long-term growth opportunities.
to our owners enables farmers, ranchers and cooperatives to invest in their own
futures,” said Dan Schurr, chairman of the CHS Board.
In the past 12
years, CHS has returned about $3.5 billion to its owners in the form of cash
Patronage and equity are key benefits for owners of CHS and the cooperative system. CHS is committed to distributing patronage and redeeming equity for its owners while maintaining a strong balance sheet so it can continue to provide owners with the goods, services and supply chain capabilities required for long-term success.
Following the close of fiscal 2018, the CHS Board of Directors has announced the following patronage and equity distribution decisions: (more…)