United Cooperative Purchases Auroraville Grain Facility
United Cooperative has acquired a new 1.25 million bushel grain-storage facility in Auroraville, WI, from Willow Creek Grain.
September 27, 2012
Beaver Dam, WI-based United Cooperative, the No. 34-ranked retailer in our annual CropLife 100, has purchased a new grain-storage facility in Auroraville, WI, from Willow Creek Grain, LLC, Berlin, WI. The company is accepting corn, soybeans and wheat, starting immediately.
Located at the southwest corner of state roads 21 and 49, the Auroraville facility features 1.25 million bushels of grain storage, 26,000 bushels per hour of receiving capacity, 1,000- and 500-bushel unloading pits, and a 4,000-bushel-per-hour grain dryer.
With more than 40 years of experience in grain procurement and origination, David Olsen, from Berlin, is managing the Auroraville location. Jerry Ewald will lead outside operations, and Holly Putskey will coordinate administrative duties.
“All three will work closely with United Cooperative’s other grain locations throughout Wisconsin, as well as United Ethanol in Milton, to offer our customers the very best in reliability, efficiency, and marketing opportunities for all commodities,” noted David Cramer, United Cooperative president and CEO. “United Cooperative is one of Wisconsin’s largest grain elevator systems, and we strive every day to help our patron members maximize profits on their farming operations. We look forward to serving existing and new customers with this Auroraville facility.”
Interested parties can contact David Olsen at the Auroraville location: 920-361-3361. More information is also available here, or by calling the United Cooperative corporate office at 800-924-2991.