Monthly Archives: June 2015

Congratulations to our recent graduates of the Dale Carnegie Skills for Success program. This program focuses on building memory skills, enhancing relationships, putting stress in perspective as well as effective communication skills.

CFO Jerry Bahma retires

Congratulations to Jerry Bahma, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative’s latest retiree. Jerry joined SMBSC in 2008 as the Chief Financial Officer overseeing the accounting, human resources, information systems, materials management and logistics departments. He enjoyed working with his team, especially when he had the opportunity to promote his staff members. One of Jerry’s best successes […]

Arv DeGroot is retiring after 26 years with the SMBSC, including more than 20 years on the boiler house team! Arv started his career as a pellet loader. He joined the boiler house as a coalman and through on-the-job training he progressed to an ashman and then to the burnerman position. As a burnerman, Arv […]

SMBSC provided its annual report to the Renville Country Board of Commissioners, detailing water quality improvements for the past year. Read the West Central Tribune article excerpted below:   By Tom Cherveny, Jun 2, 2015 OLIVIA — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is continuing to meet water quality objectives and even gaining some recognition for […]