Landmark, Countryside Cooperatives move forward with merger

Landmark, Countryside Cooperatives move forward with merger

Landmark, Countryside Cooperatives move forward with merger

Two Wisconsin cooperatives are moving forward with plans to merge.  Landmark Services Cooperative based in Cottage Grove and Durand-based Countryside Cooperative plan to complete the merger on March 1st of next year, pending a future vote by the members of both cooperatives.

In a statement, the boards say they want to identify up to five million dollars in savings through combined efficiency and procurement opportunities, safeguard membership equities, increase sales, and lower operational costs.