Watonwon Farm Service Cooperative

Watonwan Farm Service (“WFS”) is farmer-owned cooperative in Minnesota, serving more than 4,000 producers in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. In addition to its grain marketing services, WFS offers fertilizer, crop chemicals, seed livestock feed, petroleum products, and production financing. WFS used a $20 million allocation as part of their financing to facilitate the construction of a new grain shuttle …

Minnesota Dairy Processing

The decision to rebuild a dairy processing plant in Minnesota would not have been possible without New Markets Tax Credits from Rural Development Partners. This particular plant was 100% owned by a cooperative of more than 5,000 rural residents, many of whom reside in LICs across seven states. The plant acquired milk from dairy farmers in Minnesota, Iowa, and North …