Dane County Farmers Union Co-operative was organized in June of 1933. Cottage Grove was chosen for its location because it is ideally situated in an agricultural area, thickly populated by farmers.
First year sales reached $55,390 under Manager Edwin Swenson.
Sales reached $1 million for the first time under Manager Galen Hartung.
Sales topped $20 million and co-op installed first computer system.
Larry Swalheim succeeded Galen Hartung as just the third general manager for the co-op.
Name changed to Cottage Grove Cooperative. Sales reach $36 million.
Rio Farmers Union Co-op merged with Cottage Grove Cooperative.
Sales reached $67 million.
- Columbus-Fall River Cooperative Oil Company merged with Cottage Grove Cooperative.
- Formation of Landmark Agronomy Services with Union Cooperative.
Cottage Grove Cooperative and Union Cooperative merged to form Landmark Services Cooperative.
Acquisition of Southern Wisconsin Grain.
Acquisition of Agri-Services, Inc. in Belleville.
Grand River Cooperative merged with Landmark Services Cooperative.
Landmark acquired Berlin Oil Company.
- Robert Carlson Jr. succeeded Larry Swalheim as president and CEO.
- Feed Country LLC of Cassville acquired by Landmark.
- Cooperative Plus Inc. merged with Landmark Services Cooperative.
Jim Dell succeeded Robert Carlson Jr as president and CEO.