CONNELL -- Connell Grain Growers, a farmer and food producer cooperative, will be sending dividend checks totaling $1.6 million to about 620 eligible members this year.
The amount of each check will be based on business done Sept. 1, 2011, to Aug. 31, 2012.
Connell Grain Growers is a locally controlled retail division of CHS Inc., the nation's leading producer-owned cooperative.
CHS makes payments to eligible individual members throughout the year to individuals who have reached age 70 and representatives of the estates of deceased members.
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Potentially eligible individuals must initiate contact with Connell Grain Growers. Call or email Scott Althoff, 509-234-2641.