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Transition of Ownership Finalized

Feb 23, 2021

To our valued patrons: 

One month ago we announced our plans to transfer ownership of the UFC Farm Supply store in Maple Plain to Gerten’s Family of Businesses. This transition was made final on Monday, February 22, 2021.

Preparing for the transition was an extensive process. I, along with the board of directors, am grateful for the store employees and their willingness to assist with the transition where possible. They made themselves available to answer questions and welcomed the Gerten’s team with an open mind and positive attitude. This is a true testament to their professionalism and commitment to customer excellence.

The Gerten’s family shares in our tradition of excellence in both product lines and customer service. They are truly leaders in their lane making them a great fit for customers, employees and the Maple Plain community. The store’s future is bright, and I look forward to seeing what the new ownership and the store employees accomplish!

With the transition finalized, I look forward to working with our internal teams to continue strengthening the strategic operations of our core divisions. The UFC board of directors and leadership team remains committed to strengthening the financial health of the business, and ensuring the co-op remains a trusted partner for high-quality, dependable products and services.


Mitch Altermatt, CEO/General Manager

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