CropLife Top 100

2013 RANKING OF THE LARGEST AG RETAILERS IN THE U.S.

Rank
Company
Revenue Range
Crop
Protection
%
Fertilizer
%
Seed
%
Services
%
1Crop Production ServicesMore than $1 billion3349153
2Helena Chemical Co.More than $1 billion3841173
3GROWMARK, Inc.More than $1 billion1762165
4Wilbur-Ellis Co.More than $1 billion414973
5CHSMore than $1 billion2160153
6J.R. SimplotMore than $1 billion365842
7Jimmy Sanders, Inc. (Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings)More than $1 billion3138265
8Southern States Co-op$500-999 million1663174
9MFA Inc.$500-999 million2059174
10Tennessee Farmers Cooperative$100-499 million2058193
11South Dakota Wheat Growers$100-499 million1855235
12Co-Alliance LLP$100-499 million1863154
13Central Valley Ag Cooperative$100-499 million1770104
14Farmers Cooperative Co.
$100-499 million1667153
15Cargill AgHorizons
$100-499 million147195
16The McGregor Co.
$100-499 million345962
17Hefty Seed Co.$100-499 million6410260
18Aurora Cooperative
$100-499 million3545146
19North Central Farmers Elevator
$100-499 million1951264
20Effingham Equity$100-499 million2253186
21BRANDT
$100-499 million2153224
22Buttonwillow Warehouse Co.
$100-499 million435421
23The Andersons, Inc.$100-499 million207353
24Agri-AFC, LLC$100-499 million3147202
25West Central Ag Services$100-499 million2453202
26Mid Valley Ag Service, Inc.$100-499 million504910
27Diamond R. Fertilizer Co., Inc.$100-499 million366220
28Heartland Co-op$100-499 million1562175
29United Cooperative$100-499 million1753273
30Twin-State Inc.$100-499 million2359136
31Valley Agronomics LLC$100-499 million375364
32Kova Fertilizer$100-499 million227143
33Land View, Inc.$100-499 million266842
34Ag Partners LLC
$100-499 million1463185
35Landmark Service Cooperative$100-499 million1464166
36Tremont Group Inc.$100-499 million415910
37Hintzsche Fertilizer, Inc.$100-499 million1863117
38Griffin Fertilizer Co.$50-99 million217900
39CPI (Cooperative Producers, Inc.)$50-99 million1669105
40West Central Cooperative$50-99 million1757188
41Star of the West Milling Co.$50-99 million1869104
42Allied Cooperative
$50-99 million1954206
43Golden Furrow Fertilizer$50-99 million21571110
44Van Horn Inc.$50-99 million1658225
45Frenchman Valley Co-op$50-99 million177275
46Ceres Solutions Inc.$50-99 million2850148
47Cooperative Elevator Co.$50-99 million177292
48Farm Service Co-op$50-99 million167096
49Sur-Gro Plant Food$50-99 million265888
50Fertizona$50-99 million4545100
51The Dune Co.$50-99 million336106
52G.S. Long Co., Inc.$50-99 million742600
53Carolina Eastern-Vail Inc.$50-99 million147466
54Wilco-Winfield LLC$50-99 million316531
55Gar Tootelian, Inc.$50-99 million712900
56First Cooperative Association$50-99 million2264104
57United Prairie LLC$50-99 million2259145
58Willard Agri-Service$50-99 million207109
59The DeLong Co., Inc$50-99 million12591911
60MaxYield Cooperative$50-99 million1567144
61Mid Kansas Cooperative$50-99 million1762139
62Stanislaus Farm Supply$50-99 million2461123
63Mid-West Fertilizer, Inc.$50-99 million1761185
64Watonwan Farm Service$50-99 million31282219
65Lyman Group, Inc.$50-99 million465040
66Asmus Farm Supply, Inc.$50-99 million821170
67Abell Corp.$50-99 million09900
68Home Oil Co.$50-99 million3533312
69Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.$50-99 million68752
70Mountain View Coop$50-99 million207423
71Pearl City Elevator, Inc.$50-99 million2162126
72Reynolds United Co-op$50-99 million2946223
73Farm Service Inc.$25-49 million2258155
74AgRx$25-49 million296407
75El Dorado Chemical Co.$25-49 million28962
76Centennial Ag Supply$25-49 million237114
77MRM Ag Services, Inc.$25-49 million2644264
78Growers Fertilizer Corp.
$25-49 million168400
79Sims Fertilizer & Chemical
$25-49 million90910
80East Kansas Chemical Co. LLC$25-49 million870130
81Great Bend Coop$25-49 million3051136
82Warner Fertilizer Co.$25-49 million68392
83Delta Growers Association$25-49 million3347173
84Panhandle Coop$25-49 million1763164
85Big Valley Ag$25-49 million524800
86Jay-Mar, Inc.$25-49 million58591
87Northwest Ag Supply LLC$25-49 million731871
88J.B. Pearl Sales & Service, Inc.$25-49 million226675
89Husker Coop$25-49 million216586
90Allerton Supply Co.Less than $25 million246555
91Frontier Cooperative Co.Less than $25 million217323
92T H Agri-Chemicals, Inc.Less than $25 million69112
93Baltz Feed Co., Inc.Less than $25 million2746243
94BEI HawaiiLess than $25 million307000
95Consumers Co-op AssociationLess than $25 million2643238
96Foster-Gardner, Inc.Less than $25 million475300
97The MillLess than $25 million1372150
98MPG Crop Services
Less than $25 million603352
99Woolsey Brothers Farm Supply Inc.Less than $25 million315918
100Pendleton Grain GrowersLess than $25 million2947213

Top 100

CropLife 100Wheat Growers Break Ground For New Facility At Kennebec
October 20, 2014
Wheat Growers has broke ground for a state-of-the-art shuttle loader grain handling, fertilizer and agronomy facility in Kennebec, SD. Read More
CropLife 100The Andersons Purchases Six Grain Elevators, Four Agron…
October 14, 2014
The Andersons has acquired Auburn Bean and Grain of Auburn, MI, which will increase the storage capacity of its Grain Group by about 13%. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis: Cultivating The Past To Build The Future
October 7, 2014
With more than 90 years under its belt, this ag retail giant continues to look to expand its ability to help the agricultural market grow. Read More
CropLife 100CHS Inc., United Prairie Announce Potential Partnership
October 3, 2014
CHS Inc. and United Prairie, LLC, a full-service agronomy retailer in central, Illinois, has announced CHS has agreed in principal to join United Prairie as a new partner and owner. Read More
CropLife 100Hintzsche Fertilizer To Sell Business To Helena
October 2, 2014
Hintzsche Fertilizer of Maple Park, IL, has agreed to sell its business to Helena Chemical Co., Collierville, TN, according to a report on ElburnHerald.com. Read More
CropLife 100South Dakota Wheat Growers To Add Grain-Agronomy Facili…
September 26, 2014
Planned to be constructed in Kennebec, the facility will be located along the soon-to-be rehabilitated line of heavy-rail service from Chamberlain to Presho. Read More
CropLife 100GROWMARK Announces Vice President Appointments
September 25, 2014
Two individuals have been appointed Vice President positions on the GROWMARK executive team. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Acquires Kansas-Based Cedar Ridge Supply
September 16, 2014
Cedar Ridge Supply will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture brand. Read More
CropLife 100Southern States Coop Grower Sets Georgia Soybean Yield …
September 15, 2014
Georgia farmer Randy Dowdy's soybeans yielded an astonishing 110.66 bushels per acre, crushing the previous record of 82 bushels-per-acre. Read More
CropLife 100CHS Is Official Partner Of New St. Paul Ballpark
September 10, 2014
The new ballpark in St. Paul, MN, officially became CHS Field with Twin Cities-based CHS Inc. revealed as the naming rights partner. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Acquires North Dakota Retailer
September 5, 2014
Wilbur-Ellis Co. has acquired the assets of Poynter’s Ag Supply, a retail facility and Wilbur-Ellis alliance partner located in Sawyer, ND. Read More
CropLife 100CHS To Build $3 Billion Fertilizer Plant In North Dakot…
September 5, 2014
The fertilizer plant in Spiritwood will be the single largest investment in CHS history, as well as the single largest private investment project ever undertaken in North Dakota. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Acquires East Kansas Chemical
September 2, 2014
Ranked 82nd on the CropLife 100, East Kansas Chemical will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture brand. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Launches Performance Agriculture Brand
September 2, 2014
Performance Agriculture complements Pinnacle’s existing brands, including Sanders, the company’s flagship farm input retail brand. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Acquires California-Based Retailer
August 29, 2014
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings will acquire Kerman Ag Resources, Inc., which will operate under Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture brand. Read More
CropLife 100Two Iowa-Based Ag Co-ops To Merge
August 27, 2014
The Board of Directors and management of United Western Coop, Missouri Valley, IA has completed a merger with Heartland Co-op, West Des Moines, IA, effective September 1, 2014. Read More
CropLife 100GROWMARK CEO To Retire
August 22, 2014
GROWMARK chief executive officer Jeff Solberg has announced his retirement effective September 15, 2014. Read More
CropLife 100CHS Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
August 12, 2014
Current CHS strategic leadership team member Shirley Cunningham will assume a new role as executive vice president and chief operating officer, Ag Business and Enterprise Strategy. Read More