100 Year Timeline

Celebrating Five Star's 100th Anniversary

2017

Brand Refresh

A refreshed, modern Five Star Cooperative logo is introduced.

2016

100 Year Anniversary

Celebrating a Centennial in Agriculture!

2012

Galbraith

Acquired in partnership from a private owner Grain Elevator & Storage

2006

Mason City

Acquired Agriliance Liquid & Dry Fertilizer & Agronomy

2005

Klemme Feed Mill (built in 1977)

Acquired by 3 Co-ops including Farmer's Co-op in 2001, eventually taking sole ownership. Started out just under 200 ton per day.

2005

Ventura, Hanlontown, Joice, Lake Mills & Scarville

Acquired Top of Iowa of Ventura, Hanlontown, Joice, Lake Mills & Scarville Ventura: Liquid Fertilizer, Agronomy, Grain Hanlontown: Grain Elevator & Storage, Agronomy Joice: Dry Fertilizer & Agronomy Lake Mills: Agronomy Scarville: Seasonal Grain & Agronomy

2004

New Name

Name change to Five Star Cooperative

2003

Sheffield

Acquired Interstate Grain

2000

Rockwell, Burchinal, Dougherty & Swaledale

Acquired Land O’Lakes Ag Centers of Rockwell, Burchinal, Dougherty & Swaledale. Rockwell & Swaledale: Grain Elevator & Storage Burchinal: Grain & LP Dougherty: Grain Elevator, Fertilizer & Agronomy

1988

New Hampton Fertilizer

Dry Fertilizer Building built in 1987-1988 Liquid Fertilizer was added in 2015

1987

New Hampton Feed Mill

Acquired from Land O’Lakes, Midland Feeds (Est. 1967)

1985

Nashua

Acquired Nashua Equity Co-op 13 Employees, Grain, Feed Grinding, Bagged Feed & Delivery, Fuel & LP Delivery, & Fertilizer Plant

1983

Lawler

Acquired Lawler Cooperative Shipping Association (Est. 1957) Grain Elevator & Storage, Fuel Storage, & Warehouse

1978

New Hampton Open

New Store & Offices at New Hampton

1977

North Washington

Acquired Bob’s Farm Supply Grain, Dry & Liquid Fertilizer, Feed Grinding & Mixing, Bagged Feed & Delivery

1966

Ionia

Acquired Ionia Feed & Milling from Grant & Ellen Grove 5 Employees, Bagged Feed, Feed Delivery & Grain

1950

New Name

Name change to Farmer’s Cooperative New Hampton

1916

Chickasaw County Equity Cooperative Association

New Hampton, Iowa Livestock: Hogs, Cattle & Sheep, Coal, Wheat Flour, Feed. Groceries: Coffee, Sugar, Sorgums, Syrups, Soaps, Hay, Fruit, Canned Goods, Oils, Salt & Twine