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Puppy Paw Donation Drive

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Local farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is raising funds in their stores for animals in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence. The company is partnering with feed company Nutrena and its Feed It Forward program to collect financial donations in stores that the company will use to purchase and ship animal feed to the areas affected by Florence.

Nationwide Reveals Top 10 Insurance Claims

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As agriculture professionals return to fields to prepare for planting season, they should set aside time to ensure their operations are sufficiently protected from the myriad hazards faced throughout the year. Nationwide, the country’s leading insurer of farms and ranches1, stands ready to help members prevent losses on their farms. Today, the company released its list of the top preventable insurance claims on farms and ranches in 2019.

Southern States wins Most Valuable Dealership Award

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Southern States Cooperative has won Precision Farming Dealer magazine’s fifth annual Most Valuable Dealership award. The award recognizes North America’s top precision agriculture operation in terms of sales, support and service of precision farming technology.

Chinese department of ag officials visit SSC

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President & CEO Jeff Stroburg and members of the Southern States leadership team met with Chinese agronomist Huang Yaohui and staff deputy director for China’s Department of Science Technology and Education, He Xiaodan to learn about how co-ops are organized and how they function.

Southern States Coop Partners with Heliae AG to Bring Regenerative Agriculture to their Farmer Owners

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Southern States Cooperative is partnering with Heliae™ Agriculture to bring innovative, new products to farmers that improve yields while enhancing soil health. Soil health is the foundation of the practice of regenerative agriculture.

New Chief Operating Officer and Head of Agronomy

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Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative has promoted Steve Becraft to chief operating officer and hired Sean Knapp as their new executive vice president of agronomy.

Agrium to Acquire Southern States Cooperative’s Ag-retail Businesses

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CALGARY, Alberta -- Agrium Inc. (TSX and NYSE: AGU) announced today a binding purchase agreement between its Crop Production Services (“CPS”) Ag retail business and Southern States Cooperative, Inc. (“Southern States”) for the acquisition of 20 Ag-retail locations in the states of Georgia and Florida and its integrated cotton ginning business in Statesboro, Georgia. Anticipated annual revenue from these locations is over $100-million.

Fueling FFA Campaign

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Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is launching its first annual Fueling FFA campaign in an effort to raise money to help young, future farmers in the state of North Carolina. Southern States is donating a portion of their propane sales from one of their propane trucks to the North Carolina FFA Association.

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