“Fiscal year 2011 was a positive year for Southern States,” says President and CEO Thomas R. Scribner. Diversity in product lines and a strong strategic plan allowed the company to grow, even in this challenging economy. We also need to credit our employee base for serving our farmer members.
Our employees are well trained, and dedicated to helping every customer. Sales in fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 were just over $2 billion.
The corporate direction is “Customer Focused – Sales Driven,” with even greater emphasis placed on sales and customer satisfaction.
Southern States Russellville Cooperative, Inc. will hold its annual membership meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 209 North Bethel Street, Russellville, Kentucky.
Membership day activities will begin at 8 a.m. with the business meeting at 1 p.m.
The Cooperative’s management will use the meeting to report on both local and company-wide operations, as well as projected budget results for next year. Local board and Farm Home Advisory Committee (FHAC) members will be elected and retiring board and FHAC members will be recognized.
Board nominees include: Group 1 – Todd Howard, Gary Templeman; Group 2 – Michael Francies, Kyle Kenner. The appointment procedure will be used for FHAC appointees.
Nominees for District “K” Election Delegates are Guy Hughes and Richard Hughes.
“The annual meeting is the best single opportunity to outline our plans for the future to our membership and discuss our progress in meeting our financial goals,” notes Timothy Markham and Kevin Henderson, managers of Southern States Russellville Cooperative, Inc. - Russellville and Todd Branches, respectively. The Board of Directors, management and employees of Southern States continue to be thankful for your business and dedication.
Founded in 1923, Southern States now has more than 300,000 farmer-members.
As one of the nation’s largest agricultural cooperatives, the Richmond, Va. based firm provides a wide range of farm inputs, including fertilizer, seed, livestock feed and pet food, animal health supplies and petroleum products, as well as other items for the farm and home.