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Owners & Investors

Owners & Investors

Investing in your growth.

CHS is a strong, successful company committed to driving growth for its 600,000 farmer-owners, including 77,000 direct producer-owners, through its 1,100 member cooperatives and local CHS retail facilities. Other CHS stakeholders include an estimated 20,000 preferred stock holders. 

For membership information, please read our CHS Membership Policy.
  • Owner Patronage

    CHS producer owners and member-owner cooperatives share directly in the success of CHS via patronage dividends. The cooperative patronage model supports farmers and rural America by returning a proportion of the profits back.  Read more

  • Preferred Stock

    CHS preferred stock investors provide CHS with capital that supports a strong balance sheet and investments for future growth. All of the CHS classes of preferred stock trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Read more

  • An Even Stronger CHS

    Just as you do every day on your operation, we’re working to make sure our business is working as well as it possibly can, and that the assets and businesses we invest in match the long- term vision of the company. Read More

  • Annual Report

    The 2017 CHS Annual Report showcases the commitment to strength and grow the company and its cooperatives. Accessible here, the annual report offers a colorful and detailed overview of the year’s activities. Within, readers will learn about CHS and its unwavering commitment to its owners and cooperatives.

  • Annual Meeting

    CHS leaders share news, financial updates and coming-year initiatives with stakeholders at the Annual Meeting held each year in early December. Read more

  • Town Hall Meeting

    Each summer CHS hits the road to talk to its members. In 2017, we met at or near CHS facilities across the United States. This provided an opportunity for members to see some of the assets they own and learn about investments CHS has made to serve their current and future needs. Read more