Connection Spring 2015 - Page 5

features 6 FROM THE MANAGER Risk protection is important as ever. 7 EVENT RECAPS See what’s been happening at United Ag. 8 grain/cotton EDITORIAL 8 CONGRATULATIONS SASCO Company celebrates 50th year. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Rachael Eilts 12 GRAIN RECAP 19 POV UPDATE Planting intentions due soon. Breaking ground on track expansion. 13 STORAGE EXPANSION Facilities hoping to catch up to harvests. 16 GRAIN PORTAL Tool gives producers more information. 19 supply 23 connection by United Ag 8 NEW DEADLINE June 1 deadline for safety data sheets. 10 GLOBAL MARKETS 18 GLOBAL SORGHUM PLAYERS A lot of players in the grain markets. Crop in demand by several countries. 14 CHECKOFF Program brings sorghum to the future. IN THIS ISSUE 20 PRESCRIPTIONS Store prepares for new rules. 21 WCYF It’s fair time again. 22 SOS SALE We’re ready for spring - are you? 23 NEW MERCHANDISE Stop in for Yeti’s seasonal products. 24 CRAWFISH SEASON Our new tables have you covered. ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE Michelle Frankum UNITED AG Main Office 911 S. Wharton St. El Campo, TX 77437 979-543-6284 General Stores: El Campo 907 S. Wharton St. El Campo, TX 77437 979-543-7756 Eagle Lake 201 E Hwy 3013 Eagle Lake, TX 77434 979-234-2191 Danevang 11338 S. Hwy 71 Danevang, TX 77432 979-543-6723 Edna 1116 S. Wells St. Edna, TX 77957 361-782-5051 QUESTIONS or COMMENTS Now available at United Ag. Connection is a publication of United Agricultural Cooperative, Inc. United Ag is a cooperative serving the agricultural communities of the Gulf Coast of Texas. 5