WILLMAR — West Central Distribution LLC, wholesale distributor of agronomy products headquartered in Willmar, has been acquired by CHS Inc. CHS, a global energy, agronomy, grains and foods company headquartered in Inver Grove Heights, has owned 25 percent of West Central since January 2015. With the completion of the transaction, West Central's more than 200 employees become employees of CHS, a farmer-owned cooperative.
WILLMAR — There are some changes being made at the executive level at Jennie-O Turkey Store.
NEW LONDON — Lettuce Abound Farms, which grows a variety of lettuce and other leafy greens year-round in an indoor aeroponic system near New London, has received its organic certification from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The certification was approved in November, according to owner Kevin Ortenblad. Lettuce Abound Farms products are sold at a number of area grocery stores and at the farm, 3825 County Road 40 N.E., rural New London.