????僅憑公司名稱CHS，我們很難猜到它的主營業務。然而，CHS涉足許多盈利頗豐的行業，包括石化產品、食品和金融服務。CHS原名北太平洋谷物種植者聯盟（North Pacific Grain Growers），自1929年成立以來，一直屬美國農業合作社所有。2003年，公司名稱從Cenex Harvest States Cooperatives改為CHS公司，旗下能源業務仍保留Cenex名稱，并且為投資者提供優先股和無表決權股。
????You can't tell by the company's name what it does, exactly. CHS Inc., however, has its hands in a wide range of lucrative industries -- petroleum products, chemicals, food and financial services. The company is owned by United States agricultural cooperatives and has been ever since it was founded in 1929 as the North Pacific Grain Growers. In 2003, it changed its name from Cenex Harvest States Cooperatives to CHS Inc., keeping Cenex as the name for its energy business, and offering preferred stock and non-voting ownership to investors.
????Today, the company is not necessarily the No. 1 player in any of the categories it's involved in, but sweeps in at second or third place in a variety of categories. CHS is the nation's third largest U.S. grain exporter, and the third largest U.S. propane retailer. It has a joint venture with Ventura foods, a major manufacturer of bulk margarine. And while it is by no means up there with the Exxons of the world, CHS sells more than 3 billion gallons of refined fuels such as gasoline and diesel.