Rockingham Cooperative invest $17 million into expansion

An email from Governor Glenn Youngkin confirms that Rockingham Cooperative will invest nearly $17 million to upgrade and expand operations.

The funds will be used for the grain handling and feed manufacturing operations at the Dayton mill.

The mill was founded in 1921 in Rockingham County and already boasts over 5100 member farms form across 25 states.

Those farm members already enjoy revenues of nearly $130 million collectively using the mill services.

Through this new expansion the cooperative will add a number of jobs.

Rockingham Cooperative have committed to purchasing more than $11 million or 30,000 tons of Virginia grown soybeans, corn and barely over the next three years.

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