Gar Tootelian, Inc.

Rank: 44 (Previous Rank: 46)
8246 S. Crawford Ave.
Reedley CA 93654   
Phone: 559-638-6311
Fax: 559-638-6314
Organization Type: Independent Local Dealership
Year Founded: 1949
Retail Outlets: 1
States Served: 1
Employees: 123
2018 Revenue: $66-$100 million
Revenue by input: Crop Protection: 69%, Fertilizer: 28%, Seed: 1%, Custom Application: 2%

Gar is the recipient of the 2016 ARA Retailer of the Year and the 2015 Environmental Respect, Ambassador of Respect for North America Award. As one of the nation’s oldest independent crop-care retailers, GAR’s culture is based on a simple principal … “if you take care of the customer, he will take care of you”. The company attributes much of its success to a highly engaged, well-trained staff with a laser-like focus on bringing real value to Central San Joaquin Valley growers. Through its 40 Pest Control Advisors, GAR offers a 1,000 years of advice, products, and services on some 250 crops to 1,500 growers in a 70-mile radius. GAR works to promote agricultural awareness and cultivate community involvement through intense local radio advertising and philanthropic donations that support agricultural literacy, educational scholarships, and activities promoting the value of California agriculture. Since 2005, GAR and its Foundation have given out some $3.0 million in grants and gifts. These monies have gone to creation of such things as Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s Valley Farm, Valley PBS’ Valley’s Gold, and Valley’s Gold Education through Agriculture series, the FARM Academy, FARMS Leadership, Grizzlies Farm Grown Community Fund,a and Immanuel Schools Building Futures Foundation. For further information on GAR and its community activities and philanthropy, please visit