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ZFS Building Expansion Update

The hard work continues on the expansion to the ZFS offices on 84th Avenue in Zeeland Township as masons work to skin the building in brick. As of Thursday, Sept. 27, after three days of work, roughly half of the expansion was covered, and we anticipate the entire addition will be bricked by the first [...]

By |2018-09-28T13:03:46+00:00September 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ZFS Building Expansion Update

Zeeland Farm Services: The family-owned company quietly conquering midwestern agri-business

Zeeland Farm Services was featured in a very nice article by Rapid Growth GR, an online publication. Check out the article at the link below. To view the article from the Rapid Growth Media website click here. For drivers taking I-196 from Grand Rapids toward the lakeshore, Zeeland Farm Services is a familiar landmark, its steel grain bins [...]

By |2018-07-31T19:44:36+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zeeland Farm Services: The family-owned company quietly conquering midwestern agri-business

Ag education desperately needed in schools

Our nation’s educators push math, science, reading and social studies with an emphasis on standardized testing, but are students ready for the real world? Practical lessons grounded in agriculture could help prepare them for adulthood. I was reading a parenting blog the other day and found a list of fundamental skills kids should learn before [...]

By |2018-07-23T16:24:35+00:00July 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ag education desperately needed in schools

ZFS Creston purchases soy processing plant in Iowa

  ZEELAND, Mich. – ZFS Creston, LLC, an affiliate of Zeeland Farm Services, Inc., has purchased a soybean processing facility, soy flour mill, grain elevator, and non-gmo soybean inventories in Creston, Iowa from CHS Inc. The facility in southwest Iowa can produce soybean meal, soy white flakes, soy flour and soybean oil used by a [...]

By |2018-04-20T19:12:27+00:00April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ZFS Creston purchases soy processing plant in Iowa

Zeeland Farm Services’ soy products get Non-GMO Project verification

ZEELAND, Mich. — Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.® is proud to announce that several of its non-GMO products have obtained Non-GMO Project verification. Six non-GMO soybean oils in the Zoye® line of premium vegetable oils have earned non-GMO verification from the Non-GMO Project, as well as four varieties of non-GMO soybean meal and ZFS’ non-GMO soybean [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:24:13+00:00August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zeeland Farm Services’ soy products get Non-GMO Project verification

ZFS Ithaca, LLC announces new soybean processing plant in Ithaca, Michigan

Just weeks after Zeeland Farm Services Inc.® celebrated the 20th anniversary of Michigan’s first soybean processing plant, its affiliate, ZFS Ithaca, LLC®, is announcing plans for a second, larger facility – a major new investment designed to expand capacity to serve Michigan agriculture.   Read More

By |2016-10-05T15:51:13+00:00October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ZFS Ithaca, LLC announces new soybean processing plant in Ithaca, Michigan

ZFS Sponsors Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator

As a sponsor of the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, Zeeland Farm Services, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of the new Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator website. It is now live. Click here to view. The Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator provides hands-on, customized services to help farmers, entrepreneurs, and existing businesses commercialize, [...]

By |2016-12-08T21:16:40+00:00July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ZFS Sponsors Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator

MABA Recognizes ZFS President Cliff Meeuwsen with 2015 ‘Leaders & Legends’ Award

Zeeland, Mich - The Michigan Agri-Business Association this week recognized the significant contributions of Clifford Meeuwsen, president of Zeeland Farm Services, to Michigan agriculture with its 2015 Leaders and Legends Award. Meeuwsen was presented with the honor at the 2015 MABA Fall Outlook Conference. “Cliff Meeuwsen has exemplified innovation and tremendous optimism during the course [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:24:13+00:00May 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MABA Recognizes ZFS President Cliff Meeuwsen with 2015 ‘Leaders & Legends’ Award

Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.® on Nov. 15 was named a winner of the Corp! magazine 2012 Food and Agriculture Award

Zeeland, Mich. - Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.® on Nov. 15 was named a winner of the Corp! magazine 2012 Food and Agriculture Award, honoring companies for their contributions to Michigan’s economy and the state’s food and agriculture industries. ” They are the ones who grow the fruits and vegetables as well as tend to the [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:24:13+00:00May 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.® on Nov. 15 was named a winner of the Corp! magazine 2012 Food and Agriculture Award

Ag Secretary visits ZFS to promote bio-based manufacturing

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tim Vilsack and U.S. Rep Debbie Stabenow visited Zeeland Farm Services as part of the "Jobs of the Future" tour, where Stabenow discussed her initiatives to boost Michigan's new economy by helping innovative companies create the new high-tech jobs of the future Read More

By |2017-12-05T16:24:13+00:00May 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ag Secretary visits ZFS to promote bio-based manufacturing