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VALLEY COOP, INC., ANNOUNCES CEO - May 9th 2016

VALLEY COOP, INC., ANNOUNCES CEO

WINFIELD, Kansas - Valley Coop, Inc., is pleased to announce that they have completed their executive search and would like to introduce their new CEO, James Jirak. Mr. Jirak is a recognized cooperative leader in the state of Kansas.

Jirak has most recently been serving as CEO of Producers Agricultural Marketing Association in Kensington, Kansas since 2009. Prior to that he spent his career working for the ethanol industry, in direct sales and he spent time in chemical and fertilizer operations for Collingwood Grain (ADM). James is also active in the cooperative industry including serving on the Kansas Cooperative Council, Agri-Business Benefit Group Insurance board and with the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. He is a graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in agricultural business.

"The Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce James Jirak as their next CEO. James, is an up and coming leader in agricultural cooperatives. The board is looking forward to working with James on ensuring that the cooperative continues to provide outstanding products and services to our membership long in to the future," said Darrell Long, Board Chairman.

Mr. Jirak will officially join Valley Coop on May 16, 2016.

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Commentary
Soybeans -

Soybean futures traded sharply higher by 18 1/2 to 23 cents, reaching a 6 month high. Crop losses are expected in Argentina due to heavy rains. A

Wheat -

Wheat futures closed higher in CBT and KC contracts, but sharply lower in MPLS contracts. MPLS was down 16 ¼ at $5.66 ½ after touching

Cattle -

Live cattle futures finished higher in all contracts, from 50 cents to $1.075; feeder cattle futures followed suit and were 47.5 to 75 cents higher.

Lean Hogs -

Lean hogs were a dime to 30 cents higher in the front three contracts today. The CME lean hog index for 1/13 was another $1.18 higher at $64.10. The

Cotton -

Cotton futures closed the day 9 to 16 points lower. This was unusually steady trade considering the sharply lower US Dollar Index. Crude oil futures

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures settled mostly 7 higher on Tuesday, benefitting from continued losses on the US Dollar chart. March 17 futures closed at their highest

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Due to CBOT and KCBT market hour changes beginning           April 8, 2013 

Valley Coop, Inc. will ONLY PURCHASE GRAIN DURING  MARKET HOURS OF 8:30 AM TO 1:00 PM MONDAY THRU FRIDAY  

 

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