Tag archive for ‘Southern States’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Southern States hosts regional leadership conferences

Taking the story of the cooperative to customers in the field, management and board members of Southern States Cooperative, a VA-based farm supply retailer, participated in five regional leadership conferences in More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015


Happy Kids Project seeks supporters The Happy Kids Project, launched in 2010 at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School to help meet the simple needs of at-risk students, is seeking more local sponsorship to expand services More...

Grand Champion Bacon exhibited by Cameron Wickline of Monroe County 4-H. Bacon purchased by Jim Justice. Pictured with Bryan Skelding.
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

FFA & 4-H Ham, Bacon and Egg program deemed ‘success’

Reserve Champion Ham exhibited by Jackson Hefner of Greenbrier County 4-H. Ham Purchased by Ronceverte Feed. Pictured with Lacy Thomas (left).   Grand Champion Eggs exhibited by Abby Fraley of the Monroe County More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Buy an FFA Emblem at Southern States Co-op Store support FFA

The cashier at Southern States might ask you to part with an extra dollar this month. But don’t worry. It’s not inflation on the rise. It’s for a good cause. Southern States is supporting the National FFA More...

VEnison Dinner
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Winner, Winner… Venison Dinner!

Winners of the Youth Division – Front: Alex Crookshanks (left) and Zach Hamrick; with the judges Back: Woody Hanna (left), Steven Halliday and Todd Ramboldt   The 10th Annual Venison Cooking Contest, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Southern States Holiday Food Drive celebrates 3rd year of giving

The third annual Southern States Holiday Food Drive begins Nov. 11, and once again Southern States Cooperative will partner with local food banks in cities and communities throughout the southeast to help feed disadvantaged More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Southern States encourages support for local horse clubs

In the spirit of holiday giving, Southern States Cooperative is encouraging its horse feed customers to support horse clubs throughout its territory who participate in the Southern States SHOW (Special Horse Organization More...

By Mountain Messenger On Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Eugene Elmer Bostic

Organ Cave-Eugene “Gene” Elmer Bostic, 90, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at his home in Organ Cave, surrounded by his family. Born July 25, 1923, at Fort Spring, he was the son of the late Elmer Bostic More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 20th, 2013

Southern States Cooperative to celebrate 90th Anniversary

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Southern States Cooperative will celebrate 90 years of service to agriculture in the southeast. Established in 1923 as the Virginia Seed Service, the organization started with 150 original More...