The Hopkinsville Elevator Board of Directors is proudly celebrating a strong 2021-22 fiscal year which will result in a payback of profits to farmers during the annual meeting in October.


Hopkinsville Elevator Grain Manager Ben Westerfield says the patronage numbers were finalized by the cooperative’s board of directors earlier this week. Westerfield says the biggest payback will come from corn sold by farmers through the cooperative.

click to download audioWesterfield says soybeans and wheat also showed positive returns for 2021-22.

click to download audioHe adds Hopkinsville Elevator supply division, Agri-Chem, will also have some positive returns to farmers.

click to download audioWesterfield adds the good news is the money that will be returned to farmers in October during the annual meeting typically stays within the community where they live and work.

click to download audioHopkinsville Elevator’s annual meeting will be held Tuesday, October 4, at the Bruce Convention Center. During the annual meeting each division of the elevator will provide their annual report, with patronage checks to be handed out to all cooperative members who sold their crops through the elevator last year.