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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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MCPR and Crystal Valley Host State Lawmakers in Janesville

On Friday, November 10, state lawmakers from the surrounding area were invited to Crystal Valley’s Janesville facility to learn more about ag retail. The event was in partnership with the Minnesota Crop Production Retailers (MCPR) and Crystal Valley. The dialogue and tour provided an educational opportunity for policymakers and an opportunity to discuss regulatory challenges and concerns in ag retail.
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Harvest Photo Contest

Enter Crystal Valley's harvest photo contest by emailing your entry to by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023. Be sure to include your name as you'd like it to be shown on your entry and where the photo was taken. 
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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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