Benjamins elected to Growmark board

Ed Ben­ja­mins, of Moorefield, was elec­ted to serve a second term as director on the Growmark board at the regional co-oper­ative’s annual meeting here on Sept. 5.

Benjamins will serve a three-year term to represent Zone F on the board. He cur­rently also serves on the board of directors for Inland Co-operative, Inc., and previously served on the Midwestern Co-operative and Ontario Chicken Producers Marketing boards. He and his wife, Gina, operate a chicken farm and a 1,000-acre custom work and cash crop family farm.

Five of the association’s 16 director seats, established by geographic zone, were elected, and will serve three-year terms. Growmark’s six established governance zones cover all of North America; there are multiple directors per zone. Growmark is affiliated with Farm Bureau in those states.

Growmark Inc. is a regional cooperative providing agricul­ture-related products and ser­vices and grain marketing in the Midwest and Ontario, Canada. FS brand farm sup­plies and related services are also marketed to farmers in the northeastern United States and by Growmark subsidiaries. More information is available at www­.grow­