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Western Grain Marketing LLC. Leases Assets of Farmers Elevator of Biggs & Easton

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AgPROct. 5, 2023 – Effective September 25, 2023, Western Grain Marketing, LLC (WGM) has leased the grain elevators owned by Farmers Elevator Company of Biggs & Easton (Biggs & Easton). The grain elevators are located in Biggs, Illinois, and Easton, Illinois, and feature a grain storage capacity of over four million bushels. Biggs & Easton has grain sales of six and a half to seven million bushels annually. The Biggs & Easton locations will complement the current WGM assets helping to provide a greater level of service to farmers.

WGM provides grain storage, trucking, and grain marketing services through its 21 locations in Western Illinois and has a total storage capacity of 36 million bushels with annual grain sales of more than 80 million bushels. Western Grain Marketing LLC is a joint venture between GROWMARK, Inc., Sunrise FS, Prairieland FS, Inc., and West Central FS, Inc.

GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative serving almost 400,000 customers across North America, providing agronomy, energy, facility engineering and construction, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by member cooperatives. More information is available at GROWMARK.com.

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