Currently, we serve many communities with locations specifically in the following towns of South Dakota: Marion, Salem, Freeman, Montrose, Canova, Dimock and Lyons.
Each is a thriving community with excellent schools, housing, events and more.
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For more information about each community, please visit the following links.
Marion, SD- "Marion, the right place to call home!" The town of Marion, population 892, is located just 40 minutes southwest of Sioux Falls, 50 minutes norteast of Yankton and about 50 minutes southeast of Mitchell. Central Farmers has grain and agronomy operations out of the Marion offices.
Situated on the State Rail Line, it is also home to many local business, of which include Central Farmers Cooperative and NuGen Energy (Ethanol Plant). This family friendly community has its own K-12 school, swimming pool, park, ballfield complex, bank and medical facilities to serve those who work and live here.
Freeman, SD- Established in 1879, the city of Freeman is located on fertile farmland in southeastern South Dakota. It provides retail, medical, professional, educational and recreational services to the predominantly agricultural community and includes a vibrant retail and manufacturing sector.
Located about 50 miles west of Sioux Falls, 30 miles north of Yankton and 45 miles southeast of Mitchell, Freeman is situated on U.S. Highway 81 and is about 30 miles from both I-29 and I-90. Freeman has a population of about 1300 and serves a trade area of about 8,000 people in Hutchinson, Turner and McCook counties. Central Farmers has feed and grain operations out of the Freeman offices.
The Freeman Community Development Corporation is committed to encouraging growth and development throughout the community which will sustain and enhance the quality of life for all its residents.
The city is governed by a six-member council and mayor. Freeman City Hall is located at 3rd and Poplar in downtown Freeman. We invite you to explore this site and see all that Freeman has to offer.
Websites: www.freemansd.com, www.freemansd.com/freeman/
Salem, SD- "Salem, a city to grow in". Salem is a growing community of 1347 people located 30 minutes east of Mitchell, 40 minutes west of Sioux Falls and approx 1 hour north of Yankton. Salem is a farming community with many recreation, academic, retail and medical opportunities to meet family needs. Central Farmers has grain, energy and agronomy operations out of the Salem offices.
The Salem Area Foundation was established in 2007 to create a permanent endowment that will generate earnings to be used to support local community and non-profit projects. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for the Salem Area. The Salem Area Foundation recently met its goal of raising $75,000 that will be matched with $25,000 from the South Dakota Community Foundation.
Dimock, SD- Dimock is a small community (population of 125) just a few miles north of Parkston, SD and 20 minutes south of Mitchell. Central Farmers has grain, agronomy and feed operations out of the Dimock office.
Given its close proximity to Parkston, SD and that most retail, educational and healthcare opportunities for Dimock can be found in Parkston, we have included the following information.
Montrose, SD- Montrose is a community of McCook County with a population of 472. It is located approx 45 minutes northwest of Sioux Falls and just 15 minutes east of Salem, SD. Central Farmers has grain and feed operations out of the Montrose office.
Montrose does have its own school system, but co-ops with Salem(McCook Central) in sporting events.
Canova, SD- Canova has a populations of just 105, according to the 2010 census. It is located 17 miles north of Salem. Central Farmers has grain, agronomy and feed operations out of the Canova office.
Canova operates closely with nearby town, Howard SD. Many children from Canova attend school and take part in activities in Howard given that the two town are less than 10 miles apart.
Website: http://www.opportunityhoward.com/index.html, http://www.howard.k12.sd.us/
Lyons, SD- Central Farmers has added a new grain facility near Lyons, SD. The new location is a 110 train car shuttle loading facility. This Minnehaha county community is located just minutes northwest of Sioux Falls.