Cooperative Producers, Inc was recently recognized by The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA) as a leader in using the Input Finance Program for the 2016 crop year within the CFA member base. Chuck Bibb from CFA is presenting the 2016 award to Russ Kulwicki, Credit Manager at the cooperative.
For the 2016 Crop Year, 66 customers of Cooperative Producers, Inc took advantage of the Input Finance Program offered by the cooperative and supported by CFA. These customers were approved for secured lines of credit to support their agronomy purchases from the cooperative and the total loan dollars committed for the 2016 crop year totaled $11.2 million dollars.
The number of customers, as well as total loan dollars committed to the Input Finance Program for the 2016 crop year, was an all-time record for Cooperative Producers, Inc. CFA appreciates the support from management & employees of Cooperative Producers, Inc as well at the many customers who use the input finance program to support their local farming operations.