Landus Cooperative Showcases New Storage Flat in Early

Landus Cooperative in Early held an open house on Friday to showcase their new storage flat.

Construction on the facility started in May, and is expected to be finished in a couple of weeks. Eric Pullen is the Location Manager at Landus in Early…(audio clip below :14 )

The eight-million dollar project was done by Macon Construction out of Illinois.

The expansion will offer two-million bushels of soybean storage, as well as a receiving pit with a one-thousand bushel capacity. It will increase receiving speed to 20-thousand bushels per hour.

Landus Business Unit Leader Tyler Schultes says the new storage flat will feature a truck-receiving pattern with separate corn and soybean lines, and there will be a big difference in wait time for farmers…(audio clip below :31 )

The new storage flat is larger than a college football field, including end zones, and will be ready for this year’s harvest. The expansion also includes building roads and an outbound scale.

Schultes says Landus recently announced 150-million dollars in incremental spending over the next four years…(audio clip below :30 )

Click here to view a drone flyover of the expansion project in Early.

Landus Cooperative is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative based in Iowa that serves seven-thousand farmer-owners.