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
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
Wheat Growers, North Central Farmers Elevator Pursue Merger
CropLife 100Wheat Growers, North Central Farmers Elevator Pursue Me…
March 3, 2015
Two CropLife 100 retailers — South Dakota Wheat Growers (ranked No. 11) and North Central Farmers Elevator (No. 19) — have entered into a Letter of Intent to unify the two companies into a newly named cooperative. Read More
Growmark Group
CropLife 100GROWMARK In 2015: Back, To The Future
March 2, 2015
The nation’s third largest ag retail organization is simultaneously moving forward while remembering its past. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Expands Sanders Brand In The South
February 27, 2015
Pinnacle has acquired Hopkins Seed and Chemical in Qulin, MO, which expands the company's Sanders brand to nine Southern states. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Launches New Providence Agriculture Location I…
February 27, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings — ranked No. 6 on the CropLife 100 — has established a new retail location in New Castle, IN, which will operate as part of Pinnacle's Providence Agriculture brand. Read More
Carl Casale of CHS
CropLife 100Cooperative CHS Returns $518 Million To Owners
February 23, 2015
The 2015 cash return to owners is based on CHS net income of $1.1 billion, the company's second highest on record. Read More
corn field
CropLife 100The Andersons’ Humic DG Now Available In Canada
February 13, 2015
The Andersons, Inc. Turf & Specialty Group has announced its Humic DG product is now available to customers in the Canadian turf, agriculture and horticulture markets. Read More
Farmer on tablet
CropLife 100Southern States Co-op: An Inside Look At Our Aerial Ima…
February 8, 2015
Now is as good a time as any to explore the basics of what a retail aerial imagery program looks like today. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Inks Satellite Imagery Agreement
February 3, 2015
Wilbur-Ellis Company has reached an agreement with Planet Labs to bring satellite imagery to the AgVerdict software platform. Read More
CropLife 100The Andersons Starts Venture Capital Subsidiary
January 26, 2015
The Andersons has established Maumee Ventures, a venture capital subsidiary designed to foster promising innovations that strategically align with the company’s core businesses. Read More
CropLife 100CHS Partners With Northern Partners Coop On Fertilizer …
January 21, 2015
In addition, the two companies will form a joint venture to build and operate a grain barge loading facility that will handle corn, soybeans and wheat for export through the CHS terminal at Myrtle Grove, LA. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Move To Colorado Complete
January 20, 2015
Wilbur-Ellis Co. announces the opening of its new Agribusiness Division location in the Denver, CO, Metro Area. The new facility will host key personnel as the company shifts the base of its Agribusiness operations from California to Colorado. Read More
CropLife 100United Suppliers, McGregor Co., Five Others To Form Ali…
January 20, 2015
These companies will continue to operate as independently owned and operated businesses, however, their crop protection divisions will now be formally aligned under the umbrella of Aligned Ag Distributors. Read More
CropLife 100Bozeman Named SEEDWAY Chief Operating Officer
January 16, 2015
He succeeds Donald Wertman, who will retire at the end of August 2015 after 40 years with the GROWMARK subsidiary. Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis’ Craig Bair Honored For Safety Contr…
January 14, 2015
The William O. Marsh Safety Award recognizes significant achievements in safety, safety education or an outstanding operational safety program. Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Gearing Up For Another NASCAR Season
January 13, 2015
BRANDT will return for its fifth year as a primary sponsor of the No. 51 driven by Justin Allgaier in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read More
CropLife 100The Andersons’ Patent Rights Upheld, Lawsuit To C…
January 13, 2015
The patents were challenged in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by The Andersons in U.S. District Court against Enviro Granulation and Harrell’s. Read More
CropLife 100CHS Purchases Minority Share Of West Central
January 12, 2015
CHS Inc. has acquired a 25% share of West Central, a full-service wholesale distributor headquartered in Willmar, MN. Read More