Megan Waeltz of Marissa, Illinois, has been named the national winner of the 2023 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members along with four runner ups.
Cooperative Ventures, a venture capital fund formed by North America’s leading agricultural cooperatives, today announced its first investment in Sabanto, a hardware and software company on the forefront of developing autonomous capabilities in tractors. Sabanto, founded in 2018, is deploying fully-autonomous machinery performing row crop field operations throughout the U.S. “We’re very enthusiastic about the […]
The theme for the 2023 GROWMARK Essay Contest is: “How can ag cooperatives stay relevant to future generations?” The contest is open to all high school FFA members in the United States.
Out of over 300 applying students, 15 recipients of GROWMARK Foundation scholarships winners have been chosen across North America. Agricultural education is integral to the future success of the industry. Companies like GROWMARK offer opportunities for students to offset the cost of tuition with scholarship programs. For the sixth year in a row, GROWMARK awarded […]
GROWMARK and its FS system of companies donated $5,000 total to FFA chapters in Illinois — $1,000 to five different chapters. This was done through its Check-In to Cash-In program, which was held at the Farm Progress Show in August. During the event, FFA students, alumni, their supporters, and fans were invited to check-in for […]