Alumni Society Annual Program Sponsors

Sponsors provide support for the CFANS Alumni Society's core annual programs and initiatives. Sponsor support contributes to the CFANS Alumni Society's core annual programs and initiatives. View the  PDF icon 2016 Alumni Sponsorship Brochure (pdf) for more information.

2016 sponsors:

Diamond $15,000

AgriBank Logo AgriBank is one of the largest banks within the national Farm Credit System. Under the Farm Credit System's cooperative structure, AgriBank is owned by 17 affiliated Farm Credit Associations. The AgriBank District covers America's Midwest, a fifteen state area from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. More than half of the nation's cropland is located within the AgriBank District, providing the Bank and its Association owners with exceptional expertise in production agriculture.

AgStar Financial Services LogoAgStar Financial Services is a cooperative, owned by client-stockholders. They provide a broad range of financial services and business tools for agricultural and rural clients in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, focusing on simple, practical solutions that meet clients' needs. As one of the larger Farm Credit associations in the nation, they serve more than 23,000 clients and manage almost $8 billion in loan and lease assets. With more than 610 dedicated team members, AgStar has a national presence in the dairy, swine and renewable energy industries, and over 90 years of financial leadership and industry expertise. AgStar is passionate about enhancing life in agriculture and rural America, and are always evolving and working to develop new products, services and delivery channels to more fully serve rural America.

Platinum $10,000

CHS Foundation LogoMinnesota headquartered business located in the Twin Cities, CHS is a diversified energy, grains and foods company committed to providing the essential resources that enrich lives. The CHS Foundation is committed to investing in the future of rural America, agriculture and cooperative business through education and leadership development.


Gold $5,000

CoBank logo



Farm Credit Leasing logo


Grain Millers logo


Land O'Lakes Logo



The Scoular Company logo


Bronze $1,000

Bellisio Foods

BMO Harris Bank

Midwest Dairy Association

Friend $500

Caves of Faribault

GNP Company

Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation

Minnesota Turkey

United FCS