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Northern Plains is diversified farmer owned County Operation of CHS offering grain, agronomy, feed and energy products and services.   Headquartered in Gettysburg, SD, serving more than 5,200 active customers through our eight locations in north central South Dakota and south central North Dakota.

Local Patrons of CHS share in cash distribution

About 1,664 eligible patrons of Northern Plains Cooperative will share in the distribution of $6.5 million in cash patronage and equity during 2015 based on business they’ve conducted with the company.

“We’re extremely proud that we once again can deliver this important benefit of being part of a cooperative business to our customers and owners,” said Todd Oster, general manager. “One of the most important ways we help producers grow is by delivering an economic return on the business they do with Northern Plains Cooperative. This – along with the quality energy and crop inputs, crop marketing and services we provide year-round – underscores the added value of being a cooperative system owner and customer.


Deadline March 15, 2015: High School Scholarships

Northern Plains High School Scholarship
Scholarship for qualified college-bound students are once again available from Northern Plains. Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in our trade area. To be eligible, the student’s parent or guardian must be a Northern Plains customer. We encourage, but do not require, the student to seek a degree or certificate in agricultural studies. Interactive application forms are Fillable Scholarship Application or PDF Only Application

Our employees are the secret to our success.

We have 10,000 reasons why we're a great place to build your future.

Growth is at the heart of everything we do for our customers - and everything you can expect from a career at CHS. Whether you're a recent graduate, new to the job market, or have years of experience under your belt, we have a variety of rewarding opportunities to fit your talents and interests. We're committed to your success through training and learning programs designed to support lifelong personal and professional development. 
Ag week is coming up March 15th - 21st

The Agriculture Council of America has announced the winners of the 2015 National Ag Day video and written essay contest winners. The winners were chosen based on the 2015 theme, Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations.

The theme presented an opportunity for students to address how the agriculture industry is rising to the challenges of feeding a growing population. Entrants chose to either write an essay and/or create a video focusing on how today’s growers are overcoming challenges to provide a safe, stable food supply and sustain the significant role agriculture plays in everyday life.

“CHS enthusiastically supports rural youth and is proud to showcase their thoughts and creativity,” says Annette Degnan, marketing communications director, CHS Inc., one of this year’s essay contest sponsors. “The essay and video contests provide the perfect platform for their visions and dreams to be shared with a broader audience.”  Learn more>>>

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education is Back

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education is back and nominations are open!  Please nominate your local school.  No purchase is necessary please forward the entry information to others who may be interested.  Grower support for schools is taken into account during the selection process so the more  people that nominate a school the better chance they have!

Farmers again have the opportunity to nominate their local public school district for a grant of $10,000 or $25,000 for math and science education. Once a school is nominated they will receive the grant paperwork to complete and return to finalize their entry.  Nominations are accepted now through April 1, and winners will be announced in early August.  

Farmers can nominate three easy ways:

  1. Online:
  2. Call:  877-267-3332
  3. Fax/Mail:  Through the paper forms (available on the program website)

 Since the program began in 2011, the Monsanto Fund has partnered with the America’s Farmers effort to provide over $7 million in financial support to rural public school districts.  It enables us to invest in our communities in a way that is meaningful to farmers and exemplifies our commitment to rural America. 


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