Beaver Dam.-based United Cooperative has purchased a new grain-storage facility in Auroraville from Willow Creek Grain, LLC, Berlin; and, they are accepting corn, soybeans, and wheat, starting immediately.
Located at the southwest corner of state roads 21 and 49, the Auroraville facility features 1.25 million bushels of grain storage, 26,000 bushels per hour of receiving capacity, 1,000- and 500-bushel unloading pits, and a 4,000-bushel-per-hour grain dryer.
With more than 40 years of experience in grain procurement and origination, David Olsen, from Berlin, is managing the Auroraville location. Jerry Ewald will lead outside operations, and Holly Putskey will coordinate administrative duties.
"All three will work closely with United Cooperative's other grain locations throughout Wisconsin, as well as United Ethanol in Milton, to offer our customers the very best in reliability, efficiency, and marketing opportunities for all commodities," noted David Cramer, United Cooperative president and chief executive officer. "United Cooperative is one of Wisconsin's largest grain elevator systems, and we strive every day to help our patron members maximize profits on their farming operations. We look forward to serving existing and new customers with this Auroraville facility."
Interested parties can contact David Olsen at the Auroraville location: 920-361-3361. More information is also available at www.unitedcooperative.com or by calling the United Cooperative corporate office at 1- 800-924-2991.
Formed in 1936, United Cooperative is a full-service cooperative offering feed, grain, agronomy, and energy products and services to Wisconsin farmers and consumers. United Cooperative has locations in Auroraville, Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Bonduel, Deerfield, Denmark, Gresham, Hartford, Horicon, Hustisford, Iron Ridge, Johnson Creek, Mayville, Pickett, Poynette, Prairie du Sac, Pulaski, Reedsburg, Ripon, Rock Springs, Sauk City, Shawano, South Beaver Dam, Watertown, and Wyocena.