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By Annette Degnan, CHS Inc.
Aug. 22, 2013 2 p.m.

CHS Inc., a leading farmer-owned energy, grains and foods company, has announced it has created www.chsag.com to serve farmers selling grain directly to CHS river terminals and processing plants in Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois. The new public website features cash bids updated every 10 minutes, a powerful charting tool, radar weather and forecasts, futures market overviews, as well as specific location contacts and announcements. These website features are also available via mobile phones at m.chsag.com.

"CHS knows that farmers want the immediacy and ease of accessing market information and insights electronically," said Rick Dusek, CHS vice president, grain marketing, North America. "Providing tools and resources like chsag.com is one more way that CHS helps its owners grow."

CHS buys grain directly from farmers at its river terminals and soybean processing facilities at Davenport, Iowa; Fairmont, Mankato, Savage and Winona, Minn.; and Pekin, Ill. CHS is a leading grain company, marketing more than two billion bushels of grain and oilseeds annually to domestic and export customers in 60 countries worldwide.

Farmers interested in selling grain directly to CHS can view cash bids and receiving hours on the website, www.chsag.com, or by calling the local phone numbers listed there. Farmers selling grain to CHS on a regular basis will also have secure, login access for information about individual shipments, settlement and contract details and transactions.

CHS Inc. (www.chsinc.com) is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS, a Fortune 100 company, supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, livestock feed, food and food ingredients, along with business solutions including insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are based on management's current expectations and assumptions. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the potential results discussed in the forward-looking statements. The company undertakes no obligations to publicly revise any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances. For a discussion of additional factors that may materially affect management's estimates and predictions, please view the CHS Inc. annual report filed on Form 10-K for the year ended Aug. 31, 2012, which can be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission web site (www.sec.gov) or on the CHS web site www.chsinc.com.


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