|Grainland Co-op recognizes retirees Peintner, Grauberger|
|Written by Brenda Johnson Brandt|
Dedicated service from long-time employees and recent retirees Gary Peintner and Denny Grauberger was highlighted at Grainland Cooperative’s annual meeting Thursday, March 6.
Peintner served 37 years for Amherst Cooperative Elevator Company and then Grainland Cooperative. He worked his way to manager at Amherst and retired Dec. 31, 2013, as Grainland’s assistant manager.
Grauberger was recognized for 27 years of service for Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company and then Grainland Cooperative. He worked for 20 years at the feed mill in Fleming and retired at the end of 2013 as Grainland’s feed mill manager in Haxtun.
CHS/Grainland serves members in highly competitive marketplace
In an ever-increasingly competitive market, CHS/Grainland Cooperative seeks to be what’s best for member operations, board chairman Casey Gerk said Thursday night.
Outlining the trade territory, Gerk noted it reaches from Ogallala, Brule and Big Springs, Neb., north of Julesburg, over to Chappell, Neb., curves in and over to Sterling, back out toward New Haven, working its way over toward Wray, heading toward Imperial, Neb., off to Grant, Neb., and ends up back in Ogallala.
“This is an extremely, extremely competitive marketplace full of independent fertilizer and chemical companies, independent elevators and co-op elevators of every shape and size—all of us competing for your business,” said Gerk.
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