CropLife Top 100

2014 RANKING OF THE LARGEST AG RETAILERS IN THE U.S.

Rank
Company
Revenue Range
Crop
Protection
%
Fertilizer
%
Seed
%
Services
%
1Crop Production ServicesMore than $1 billion3447163
2Helena Chemical Co.More than $1 billion3939184
3GROWMARK, Inc.More than $1 billion1760176
4Wilbur-Ellis Co.More than $1 billion434476
5CHSMore than $1 billion2454184
6Pinnacle Agriculture HoldingsMore than $1 billion3633247
7Simplot RetailMore than $1 billion385552
8MFA Inc.$200-999 million2255185
9Southern States Co-op$200-999 million1553284
10Tennessee Farmers Cooperative$200-999 million2356201
11South Dakota Wheat Growers$200-999 million2149228
12Co-Alliance LLP$200-999 million2156185
13Central Valley Ag Cooperative$200-999 million1965115
14Hefty Seed Co.$200-999 million6710230
15Cargill AgHorizons
$200-999 million147097
16The McGregor Co.
$200-999 million385444
17Effingham Equity$100-199 million2352196
18Farmers Cooperative Co.
$100-199 million2158165
19North Central Farmers Elevator
$100-199 million2148256
20BRANDT
$100-199 million2154214
21Aurora Cooperative
$100-199 million3545146
22The Andersons, Inc.$100-199 million1765414
23Valley Agronomics LLC$100-199 million464563
24Agri-AFC, LLC$100-199 million3644193
25Mid Valley Ag Service, Inc.$100-199 million504910
26Heartland Co-op$100-199 million2647189
27Buttonwillow Warehouse Co.
$100-199 million465211
28Diamond R. Fertilizer Co., Inc.$100-199 million435520
29United Cooperative$100-199 million1652275
30West Central Ag Services$100-199 million2748194
31Twin-State Inc.$100-199 million2558125
32River Valley Cooperative$100-199 million2260108
33Land View, Inc.$100-199 million236845
34Kova Fertilizer$100-199 million276445
35Frontier Cooperative Co.$100-199 million137377
36Frenchman Valley Co-op$100-199 million167464
37Landmark Services Cooperative$100-199 million971119
38Van Horn Inc.$65-99 million2448235
39Ag Partners LLC
$65-99 million19521910
40Allied Cooperative
$65-99 million1758187
41Tremont Group Inc.$65-99 million435610
42Star of the West Milling Co.$65-99 million1661158
43Golden Furrow Fertilizer$65-99 million21571111
44West Central Cooperative$65-99 million1952236
45G.S. Long Co., Inc.$65-99 million722701
46Ceres Solutions Inc.$65-99 million2850148
47CPI (Cooperative Producers, Inc.)$65-99 million2359126
48Farm Service Co-op$65-99 million166996
49Fertizona$65-99 million4545100
50The Dune Co.$65-99 million356005
51Carolina Eastern-Vail Inc.$65-99 million147466
52Gar Tootelian, Inc.$65-99 million712801
53Home Oil Co.$65-99 million3127348
54United Prairie LLC$65-99 million2455156
55Griffin Fertilizer Co.$65-99 million297100
56Sur-Gro Plant Food$65-99 million2953711
57First Cooperative Association$65-99 million2264104
58Asmus Farm Supply, Inc.$65-99 million7514101
59The DeLong Co., Inc$65-99 million12661210
60MaxYield Cooperative$65-99 million1661149
61Wilco-Winfield LLC$65-99 million336223
62Willard Agri-Service$50-64 million217009
63Mid Kansas Cooperative$50-64 million2058139
64Stanislaus Farm Supply$50-64 million2461123
65Watonwan Farm Service$50-64 million30282220
66Abell Corp.$50-64 million19801
67Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.$50-64 million68455
68Mid-West Fertilizer, Inc.$50-64 million2355166
69Mountain View Coop$50-64 million207424
70Lyman Group, Inc.$50-64 million464590
71Farm Service Inc.$50-64 million2161135
72Pearl City Elevator, Inc.$50-64 million2161117
73Reynolds United Co-op$25-49 million2949202
74Cooperative Elevator Association$25-49 million1557244
75El Dorado Chemical Co.$25-49 million29062
76Cooperative Elevator Co.$25-49 million2849176
77Centennial Ag Supply$25-49 million306217
78AgRx$25-49 million306208
79MRM Ag Services, Inc.$25-49 million2642257
80Growers Fertilizer Corp.
$25-49 million188200
81Panhandle Coop$25-49 million3915115
82Sims Fertilizer & Chemical
$25-49 million93610
83Great Bend Coop$25-49 million29461312
84Northwest Ag Supply LLC$25-49 million672193
85Delta Growers Association$25-49 million3444175
86Big Valley Ag$25-49 million524800
87Warner Fertilizer Co.$25-49 million782110
88Allerton Supply Co.Less than $25 million246556
89J.B. Pearl Sales & Service, Inc.Less than $25 million216676
90Jay-Mar, Inc.Less than $25 million58591
91T H Agri-Chemicals, Inc.Less than $25 million96211
92Baltz Feed Co., Inc.Less than $25 million3838222
93Short Lane Ag SupplyLess than $25 million4927204
94BEI HawaiiLess than $25 million307000
95Consumers Co-op AssociationLess than $25 million2642239
96Foster-Gardner, Inc.Less than $25 million455500
97The MillLess than $25 million1568161
98Woolsey Brothers Farm Supply Inc.Less than $25 million355429
99MPG Crop Services
Less than $25 million692533
100Johnson City ChemicalLess than $25 million78490
Top 100
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August 24, 2015
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West Central Cooperative, Jefferson, IA
CropLife 100Iowa Cooperatives To Explore Unification
August 19, 2015
The boards of directors at two of Iowa’s leading farmer-owned cooperatives yesterday signed a letter of intent to study the Read More
CropLife 100Southern States Coop Hosting Drone Flight This Friday
August 3, 2015
Southern States Cooperative — No. 9 on the CropLife 100 — is hosting an FAA-approved drone demonstration at Grandview Farms Read More
CropLife 100Aligned Ag Distributors Adds Four New Owners
July 30, 2015
Aligned Ag Distributors LLC has announced the addition of four new customer/owners to Franklin Holding Co. LLC. They are: The Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Purchases California-Based Specialty Crops Ret…
July 20, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings has successfully acquired California-based NH3 Service Co.  Operating as part of Pinnacle’s Performance Agriculture brand, the new locations Read More
Asmus Farm Supply liquid fertilizer facility features 20,000 square feet
CropLife 100Slideshow: Asmus Farm Supply Shows Off Its New Liquid F…
July 15, 2015
Asmus Farm Supply, Rake, IA, recently added a new liquid fertilizer facility to its company operations. The new liquid fertilizer Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Feed Division Facilities Receive Safe Feed…
July 13, 2015
Wilbur-Ellis Co.’s Feed Division, a marketer and distributor of value-added feed ingredients for the aquaculture, livestock and pet food industries Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Expands To Brazil With Acquisition
July 8, 2015
BRANDT has acquired a majority interest in Target Brasil Fertilizantes Ltda. through its Brazilian subsidiary. Target Brasil manufactures, distributes and Read More
Milan Kucerak, president/CEO, West Central
CropLife 100West Central Cooperative And Its New President Are A Ma…
June 29, 2015
To appreciate just how unique West Central Cooperative is in the world of ag retail, an observer need only consider Read More
Winter Wheat
CropLife 100South Dakota Co-op Member Owners Vote No On Unification
June 26, 2015
The Boards of Directors for North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) have announced that member-owners have voted Read More
CropLife 100The Andersons Acquires South Dakota Plant Nutrient Manu…
May 20, 2015
The Andersons, Inc., ranked No. 22 on the CropLife 100, has purchased Kay Flo Industries of North Sioux City, SD. “This Read More
CropLife 100AgGateway’s Barcoding Initiative Progressing Nicely
May 8, 2015
According to legend (or Wikipedia), the first step towards modern bar codes came back in 1948, when Bernard Silver, a Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Agriculture Acquires Minnesota Retailer
April 14, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, ranked No. 6 on the CropLife 100,  has successfully acquired Liebl Ag, LLC in Ada, MN.  Read More
CropLife 100CHS, Aurora Cooperative Complete Fertilizer Storage, Gr…
April 13, 2015
CHS Inc., the nation’s leading cooperative and ranked No. 5 on the CropLife 100, and Aurora Cooperative (ranked No. 21) Read More
CropLife 100GROWMARK Acquires Missouri Refined Fuels Terminal
April 2, 2015
Bloomington, IL-based GROWMARK and Magellan Pipeline Co. have entered into an agreement in which GROWMARK will acquire the refined fuels Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Acquires South Dakota Retailer
April 2, 2015
Wilbur-Ellis Co.’s Agribusiness Division, a recognized leader in precision agriculture technology and the distribution and marketing of plant protection, seed Read More
CropLife 100The McGregor Co. Closes Smith-Kem Acquisition
April 2, 2015
The McGregor Co. — ranked No. 16 on the CropLife 100 list of largest U.S. ag retailers — has completed Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Commemorates National Ag Day
March 20, 2015
The Illinois agriculture community gathered at BRANDT global headquarters on March 18 to celebrate National Ag Day behind this year's theme Sustaining Future Generations. Read More