Superior Ag Pays $2.7 Million Back to Members in Patronage & Equity

Mar 27, 2024
For Immediate Release

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (March 27, 2024)
Indiana-based agricultural cooperative, Superior Ag recently paid a total of $2.7 million back to its member-owners in the form of cash patronage and equity. Each year, Superior Ag members benefit from the company’s success by sharing in the earnings based on the amount of business they do with the cooperative.
Of the total refunds, $1.62 million went out as cash payments and the remaining $1.08 million was in equity credits as a 60-40 cash-to-equity split. In addition to this, Superior Ag also redeemed prior equity up to and including 2014 along with paying out age-based equity to members over the age of 80.

“Superior Ag is a member-owned cooperative controlled by the same local farmers who use our products and services each day,” said Richard Lloyd, President and CEO at Superior Ag. “We are proud that our members share in the cooperative’s success. This past month, we were able to return over $2.7 million back to Superior Ag member-owners in cash patronage and equity.” 

Since 2007, Superior Ag has returned over $32 million in cash patronage, over $18 million in equity redemption for a total of over $51 million back to their members. Guided by their farmer-led board of directors, Superior Ag continues to serve as a stable and highly dependable source of farm supplies and grain marketing for its members and customers across the region. They remain well-positioned to continue meeting the needs of their customers, thanks to a sound business model, a supportive and well-aligned board, exceptionally strong customer relationships, and a workforce of engaged, knowledgeable and highly-talented associates.
Currently, Superior Ag has over 3,100 members throughout southwestern Indiana, northern and central Kentucky and the bordering regions of Illinois. Any person (individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, estate, trust or any other entity) who is engaged in the production of agricultural products and who desires to obtain the benefits of Superior Ag may apply to become a member of the cooperative. To learn more about becoming a member of Superior Ag, visit

About Superior Ag
Superior Ag is a farmer-owned cooperative that provides a full range of agronomy, grain, livestock nutrition, and energy support to farmers in southwestern Indiana, northern and central Kentucky, and the bordering regions of Illinois. With 13 agronomy locations, 6 grain elevators, a state-of-the-art feed mill and feed store, and 2 retail fuel stations, Superior Ag is committed to providing superior value to member-customers through consistent delivery of high-quality products, innovation and service. Superior Ag also has an ownership stake with SynEnergy, providing liquid power fuels and propane that is 100 percent American-refined through CountryMark-branded fuels. More information can be found at  Follow Superior Ag on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Chelsea O’Brien
Marketing Communications Manager


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