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Crystal Valley Announces Unification Study

Crystal Valley is excited to announce that the Boards of Directors at Crystal Valley and New Vision Co-op have jointly agreed to explore a possible unification of the farmer-owned cooperatives. The two boards will investigate the potential benefits of merging our organizations to better serve our members and employees into the future.
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Crystal Valley Annual Meeting & Board of Director Results

The Annual Meeting of Crystal Valley was held on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at the cooperative’s main office, 1911 Excel Drive, Mankato, MN. Chairman Dean Sonnabend announced the results of the mail-in ballots for the following business items:  1) approval of the minutes of the January 25, 2023, Annual Meeting; 2) acceptance of the FY2023 Financial Audit Report; and 3) election of two directors to the Crystal Valley Board of Directors. Roger Kienholz - CEO
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Crystal Valley Annual Meeting

Crystal Valley Annual Meeting is on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 10:00 AM at the main office in Mankato. Ballots must be submitted to the main office by 2:30 pm on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.
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Board of Directors Nominations

Crystal Valley is currently accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Applications to serve on the Board of Directors must be submitted to a member of the nominating committee or received at the Crystal Valley main office by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Dean Sonnabend - Board Chairman
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Crystal Valley and United Farmers Cooperative Merger Study Update

The boards of directors of Crystal Valley and United Farmers Cooperative met together on Wednesday, May 31, to evaluate the findings of the merger study of our two companies.  After thorough consideration and much discussion, the decision was made to NOT proceed with a member vote on the merger at this time.
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