Co-ops to merge, create $250 million company

Columbus based Premier Ag Co-op is merging with the Jackson-Jennings Farm Bureau Cooperative Association, Inc. to form a co-op that will serve 14 counties in southeastern Indiana.

The cooperatives reached agreement last fall to the merger and made the announcement Friday. The merger creates a $250 million company with about 200 employees.

The companies assist area agriculture and consumers with agronomic inputs, energy, grain marketing and other products and services.

Jackson-Jennings was founded in 1929 and Premier was founded in 1923.

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