February 27, 2021

MaxYield 100 Years: Fostoria Co-Op Elev. Co. 1966 Advertisment

fostoriaFrom the Lake Park Newspaper, December 15, 1966…

Free 4 lb. ham with a qualifying feed purchase!

Today we take blended fertilizer for granted…but then, it was something new, as noted towards the bottom of the ad.

Do you remember the Felco-Statex cooperative system?

In 1965, the Farmers Elevator Service Co. (headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa and known as Felco) merged with Statex, as service cooperative headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Later, the new organization was known as Farmers Regional Cooperative Company and in 1970 it merged with Land O’Lakes, a Minnesota based regional cooperative.





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