1998 - Cenex and Harvest States unite on June 1 to form an integrated agricultural foods system linking producers to consumers.
1995 - Harvest States and Wilsey Foods, a subsidiary of leading international trading firm Mitsui & Co. Ltd., form a joint venture, Ventura Foods, purchasing a food processing plant at Chambersburg, Pa.
1995 - Harvest States’ annual grain volume tops 1 billion bushels for the first time in history.
1995 - Cenex constructs 302-mile crude oil pipeline near Cut Bank, Mont., to its Laurel refinery.
1994 - Harvest States acquires an export elevator at Myrtle Grove, La., and a river terminal at Davenport, Iowa, to strengthen its capabilities for originating and shipping grain for export.
1993 - Southwest Grain, Gladstone, ND, regionalizes with Harvest States, becoming a division of the Farm Marketing & Supply Group. Regionalization is a unique concept pioneered by Harvest States that combines local control with the services and marketing reach of a regional cooperative.
1993 - Cenex members officially adopt CENEX, Inc., as the regional cooperative’s name.
1992 - Harvest States and Continental Grain enter a joint venture, the Tacoma Export Marketing Co. (TEMCO) at Tacoma, Washington, for feed grain shipments to Pacific Rim countries.
1992 - Cenex acquires majority ownership (74.2 percent) of the 75,000 barrel per day National Cooperative Refinery Association at McPherson, Kan.
1992 - Cenex completes 256-mile pipeline extension in North Dakota.