About CHS

About CHS

At CHS, our purpose is to create connections that empower agriculture. CHS is a diversified global agribusiness cooperative owned by farmers and local cooperatives across the United States. First organized in 1929, CHS employs more than 11,000 dedicated people around the globe who provide our owners with a strong, efficient supply chain, global market access and inputs.

Our core values

Integrity

We set high standards and hold ourselves accountable.                                      

Safety

We put the well-being of our people, customers and communities first every day.

Inclusion

We believe excellence and growth stem from diverse thinking.

Cooperative spirit

We work together for shared success and to strengthen our communities.

Field to table

As a farmer-owned cooperative, CHS connects growers to consumers around the world. We purchase grain from a network of cooperatives and farmer-owners and match it with the needs of domestic and global food and feed customers in 65 countries. CHS also manufactures and distributes a variety of Cenex® brand energy products and offers crop inputs through wholesale and retail operations in more than 450 communities in the United States to help farmers grow healthy, profitable crops.

CHS at a glance

Governance

CHS is a cooperative, which means it’s governed by the farmers and local cooperatives that own it. Our owners have elected 17 full-time farmers or ranchers to serve on the CHS Board of Directors, representing eight regions from across the country. The number of directors representing each region is determined by business volume and the number of farmers, ranchers and cooperatives in the area.

More information about CHS governance can be found in the CHS Articles of Incorporation and CHS Bylaws.

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Our history

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Start your career with CHS

As the nation’s leading cooperative, we help farmers feed the world. Help us make a difference and apply for a position at CHS.

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News

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Financials

CHS shares its quarterly and annual financial results with the public.

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Owners and investors

Learn how our farmer and cooperative owners share in the success of CHS.

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Leadership team

Connect with the farmer-led CHS board and experienced leadership team.

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Compliance and integrity

See how our values shape our culture and guide our everyday work. 

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