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Orange Madison Cooperative Welcomed as Newest FS Member Company

08/24/2022
Orange Madison Cooperative Welcomed as Newest FS Member Company

Orange Madison Cooperative expands the FS brand along the East Coast

The FS System is excited to announce Orange Madison Cooperative as the newest FS Member Company. Orange Madison Cooperative is based in Orange, Virginia.

“We are pleased to welcome Orange Madison Cooperative as an FS Member Company,” said GROWMARK CEO Mark Orr. “They have the same value-added and go-to-market mindset as our FS Members. Orange Madison Cooperative complements our Mid-Atlantic operations and will be a terrific opportunity to grow the FS brand along the East Coast.”

“The FS System is a like-minded business partner and will help take Orange Madison Cooperative to the next level with technology adaptation and bolstering our supply chain network for customers,” said Justin Dreckman, Orange Madison Cooperative General Manager. “We believe the FS brand will have excellent recognition in the agriculture space in Virginia within the next five years.”

Orange Madison Cooperative will be known as EverGRO Cooperative starting on September 1, 2022. The name change from Orange Madison Cooperative to EverGRO Cooperative represents the larger territory that the cooperative now covers after a merger earlier this year that brought significant growth to EverGRO’s customer base.

About FS:

The FS System is made up of individual cooperative companies who are members of GROWMARK, Inc. and are licensed to use the FS Brand under membership agreements. The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. Always professional and dependable, FS System specialists are trusted advisors who understand local needs.

FS Member Companies are located across North America. These local FS Member Companies provide farm and non-farm customers with fuels, lubricants, propane, plant nutrients, crop protection, seed, structures, equipment, and grain marketing assistance. FS System Teams deliver unmatched technical expertise and a genuine interest in partnering in our customers’ success. FS Crop Specialists act as trusted advisors in day-to-day farm operations. FS Energy Specialists offer reliable heating, fueling and lubrication solutions to farm and non-farm customers.

FS Member Companies are part of the GROWMARK System. 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. GROWMARK also owns and operates SEEDWAY, the largest full-line seed company in the United States. More information is available at growmark.com.

About Orange Madison Cooperative:

Orange Madison Cooperative, based out of Orange, Virginia, has been a supporter of the community, dedicated to providing quality products and superior service at the best possible value since its establishment in 1933. Nine board members currently serve Orange Madison Cooperative. The value of agriculture to your family, to ours, to our immediate community and surrounding regions cannot be overstated. What started from a small group of Orange County farmers splitting supplies that were delivered by rail car to a nearby railroad station, has grown into a versatile, self-sustainable company capable of providing services in agronomy, energy, animal health, and farm supplies in six locations spread across Virginia.

Contact:
Chris Grogan
Manager, Publications and Media Relations
GROWMARK, Inc.
309-557-6189
[email protected]


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