NEW Directions April 2012 : Page 1
APRIL 2012 www.newcoop.com TM LOCATIONS Badger Blairsburg Bode Clare Duncombe Fort Dodge Glidden Humboldt Knierim Knoke Lanesboro Lidderdale Lohrville LuVerne MAPS Otho Palmer Pomeroy Rands Roelyn Vincent Woolstock Continued on page 2 YOUR PARTNER 515-545-3145 515-325-6252 515-379-1754 515-546-4265 515-543-4245 515-955-2040 712-659-2227 515-332-3374 515-463-2331 712-468-2893 712-656-2225 712-822-5211 712-465-3145 515-882-3221 515-955-9030 515-972-4471 712-359-2294 712-468-2222 712-297-7579 515-549-3316 515-356-4185 515-839-5531 MEETING WITH THE MANAGER BEHIND OUR MISSION It is a fairly simple mission statement, but its signi ﬁ cance to what NEW Cooperative strives to pro-vide each day for our members is lasting. This NEW Cooperative mission statement is a phrase used many times in communicating with our members, By Brent Bunte customers and the public. This brings a great topic to the table. What does our mission statement actually mean? How is NEW Cooperative adding value, and how is it bene ﬁ ting your farming operation? The services and resources you receive, the advancements in innovation you have access to, the equity you own in your cooperative, and the professional team of people serving you are four dynamic ways we are able to provide additional value. I would like to share with you a closer look behind our mission by explaining each of these further. There are a number of agriculture retailers in our state and re-gion, however, utilizing your cooperative as the retailer of choice for purchases made for your farm brings great advantages. The services and resources available through NEW Cooperative allow you access to a variety of today’s most sought after inputs and products, and at competitive prices due to the storage capacities that allow for product to be purchased and stored early. This advantage also allows for an array of services to be offered; from ﬁ eld application options, to grain marketing services. Each farming opera-tion has its own set of goals, and being able to provide services and resources that can more speci ﬁ cally bene ﬁ t your goals is key to continuing to add value. When you combine the traditional ser-IN THE FIELD Adding value to our members’ farming operations.