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

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CropLife 100BRANDT, Verdesian Ink Distribution Agreement
December 9, 2014
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December 4, 2014
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December 4, 2014
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December 3, 2014
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December 2, 2014
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December 1, 2014
The proposal passed with an 85% approval and will become effective in February 2015, pending appropriate due diligence by both organizations. Read More
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December 1, 2014
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CropLife 100Pinnacle Ag Acquires Colorado Aerial Application Outlet
November 17, 2014
Ft. Lupton, CO-based Reck Aviation — a full-service chemical application company providing aerial crop applications of fertilizers and crop protection products — will operate as part of Pinnacle's AgOne Application Services brand. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Vice President Receives Honorary FFA Award
November 11, 2014
Jim Loar, vice president of operations of Wilbur-Ellis’ Agribusiness Division, was awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 2014 National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, KY. Read More
CropLife 100Agrium To Cut 500 Jobs, Sell Some Businesses
November 11, 2014
Among the businesses Agrium will try to sell are its micronutrients and European UAN (urea-ammonium nitrate) lines. Read More
CropLife 100ValueAct Buys Stake In Fertilizer Dealer Agrium
October 30, 2014
ValueAct has bought 8.2 million shares in Calgary, Alberta-based Agrium, making them the second largest investor in the fertilizer dealer. Read More
CropLife 100GROWMARK Announces Appointments In Plant Food Division
October 22, 2014
GROWMARK, Inc. has announced the three key staff changes in its Plant Food Division. Read More
CropLife 100GROWMARK Appoints New VP Of Finance And Risk Management
October 22, 2014
Wade Mittelstadt has been named GROWMARK Vice President, Financial and Risk Mangement, effective December 1, 2014. Read More
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