CHS SunBasin Growers is a cooperative and one of many company-owned, locally-governed ag service centers within the CHS Inc. It is the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative, with ties going back to 1929, and is committed to delivering value and helping it’s owners grow. CHS offers services to farmers in grain, energy, agronomy and seed. The CHS commitment is adding value for farmers, ranchers and local cooperatives that began more than eight decades ago in rural America. CHS has grown considerably since its beginnings with operations now spanning the globe in the businesses of agriculture, energy, and food.
CHS Inc. headquarters is in Inver Grover Heights, Minnesota but they have locations all over the world (US, Canada, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia). The main office for CHS SunBasin Growers is located in Quincy with other locations across central Washington. Tyson Chick is the general manager of Connell.
CHS SunBasin Growers offers grain, energy, crop protection, crop nutrients, precision agriculture, agronomy application, seed and refined fuels and lubricants. They have approximately 200 employees that are comprised of full time, part time, and seasonal. CHS SunBasin is always looking for ways to expand as a business and provide more opportunities to help the local farmer-owners grow their operations. CHS’s priority is to help their farmer-owners grow; with products, programs, and services to help them from planning to planting and harvesting and marketing their crops.
CHS offers to the community a platform or partnership and shared success. They build lasting and mutually rewarding customer relationships while managing their business safely and with the highest integrity. They strive to be responsible stewards in the communities and value their employees and innovative spirit. CHS owns two refineries, one in Laurel, Montana and one in McPherson Kansas. Cenex fuels are a brand of CHS Inc. In the beginning, CHS started in the Pacific Northwest when the North Pacific Grain Growers (NPGG) organized as a regional cooperative in 1929 with its first meeting in Lewiston, Idaho.
The Connell office location is at 433 N Columbia on the North end of town. The office is open Monday – Friday 8am -5pm and on weekends and evenings during harvest. For more information you can visit chssunbasingrowers.com or call the 509-787-3511.