Stockholders of Agri Producers Inc., Tampa, overwhelmingly approved a merger with Alida Pearl Co-op of Chapman and North Central Kansas Co-op of Hope. At a special meeting Nov. 4 in Tampa, the vote was 148-1 in favor of the merger.
The new co-op, which will launch March 1, will be known as Agri Trails Co-op, Inc. It will be headquartered in Hope. Kelly Novak of Tampa will be chairman of the board.