68. Keith Glover – Producers Rice Mill – Leading a Farmer-Owned Cooperative

42 minutes

Keith Glover is President and CEO of the farmer-owned cooperative Producers Rice Mill in Stuttgart, Arkansas, a position he has held for over 30 years. He is a CPA who earned his accounting degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Glover previously served as a board member of the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Foundation from 2013 to 2018. His daughter Kristen, was named Miss Arkansas in 2011.  Additionally, he served as Director on the board of the Little Rock branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2014 to 2020.

In this episode, Keith gives a look at the journey of rice from farm to table, the evolution of the co-op model since the earliest days of the rice industry, and how Producers Rice Mill uniquely adds value to their cooperative farmer members.

He also shares his company’s decision, in collaboration with Scenic Hill Solar, to invest in a 26-megawatt solar plant. The $55 million project is aimed at providing millions of dollars in economic development for Stuttgart.

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