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ABS GLOBAL INC.

1525 River Rd, PO Box 459, DeForest, WI 53532;

608/846-3721, 800/227-7883

Web site: www.absglobal.com

Year established: 1941

Fiscal year: July-June

Parent company: Genus PLC

Number of employees: 242

COO, ABS: Saskia Korink

Gen Mgr, N.A.: Richard Williams

Chief Scientific Officer: Jonathon Lightner

Global Mktg Dir: Carlos Saviani

Dairy Brand Mgr. N.A.: Wayne DeBuhr

Beef Brand Mgr, N.A.: Doug Frank

Products: Dairy and beef cattle genetics. Uddercare products, breeding supplies, liquid nitrogen tanks

Ad/PR agency: Magnet

ADM ALLIANCE NUTRITION INC.

1000 N. 30th St, Quincy, IL 62301; 217/222-7100, 800/292-3333

Web site: www.admani.com

www.facebook.com/pages/ADM-Alliance-Nutrition-Horse-Feeds; MoormansShowTec

www.twitter.com/MoormansShowTec

Year established: 1885

Fiscal year: Jan-Dec

Parent company: Archer Daniels Midland

Pres: Bruce Fenton (bruce.fenton@adm.com)

VP, ANI N.A.: Chuck Loefer (chuck.loefer@adm.com)

VP, R&D: Dr. David Holzgraefe (david.holzgraefe@adm.com)

Commercial Dir, Caribbean: Jim Gill (james.gill@adm.com)

Dir, Mfg: Ryan Goldie (ryan.goldie@adm.com)

Dir, US Feed Bus: Mark Stephens (mark.stephens@adm.com)

N.A. Pet Food & Premix: Tom Wilkerson (tom.wilkerson@adm.com)

Controller: Michele Huseman (michele.huseman@adm.com)

Products: Beef, contact Dr. Jeff Hill (jeff.hill@adm.com); equine; specialty and Alliance Animal Health products. contact Sheldon Bailey (sheldon.bailey@adm.com); dairy feeds, contact Don Jaquette (don.jaquette@adm.com); commercial swine feeds, contact Joel Wenninghoff (joel.wenninghoff@adm.com); swine production alliances and show feeds, contact Bruce McClain (bruce.mcclain@adm.com); wildlife, contact Jim Sours (jim.sours@adm.com); specialty ingredient products, contact Peter Bergstrom (peter.bergstrom@adm.com) or Chad Howser (chad.howser@adm.com); dealer development, contact Crystal Bliven (crystal.bliven@adm.com)

ACCELERATED GENETICS

E10890 Penny Ln, Baraboo, WI 53913; 608/356-8357, 800/451-9275

Web site: www.accelgen.com

Year established: 1941

Fiscal year: October-September

Number of employees: 350

CEO: Joel Groskreutz (jgroskreutz@accelgen.com)

VP, Domestic Sls: Amy VanderMark (avandermark@accelqen.com)

Comms Dir: Angie Lindloff (alindloff@accelgen.com) Products: Dairy/beet semen, animal health products, DNA marker research (Genetic Visions Inc.)

Ad/PR aqency: In-house

ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEMS*

4640 Trueman Blvd, Hillard, OH 43026; 800/821-6710

Web site: www.ads-pipe.com

Year established: 1966

Ag Mgr: Kevin Rapp (kevin.rapp@ads-pipe.com)

Products: Single-wall high-density polyethylene (HDPE) drainage pipe; N-12 dual-wall HDPE drainage pipe; single-wall and dual-wall fittings; PolyFlex for irrigation and water service; Nyloplast drain basins, channels and grates; Grain-Aire pipe for grain aeration; screens and guards

AG LEADER TECHNOLOGY

2202 S. Riverside Dr, Ames, IA 50010; 515/232-5363

Web site: www.agleader.com

Year established: 1992

Mktg Comms Mgr: Lori Costello (lcostello@agleader.com)

Products: Precision agricultural systems. including yield monitoring, application rates monitoring, GPS. guidance. steering and precision ag software

Ad/PR agency: Lessing-Flynn

Your Agriculture Company

AGCO, YOUR AGRICULTURE COMPANY

4205 River Green Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30096-2584; 770/813-9200, 877/525-4384

Web site: www.agcocorp.com

www.facebook.com/AGC0corp

www.twitter.com/AGC0corp

AGCO Parts: 1500 N. Raddant Rd, Batavia, IL 60510

Year established: 1990

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 20,000+ worldwide

Chmn/CEO/Pres: Martin Richenhagen

Sr VP/Gen Mgr, N.A.: Robert Crain

Sr VP, Global Mktg & Product Mgmt: Randy

Hoffman

Sr VP, HR: Lucinda Smith

VP, Customer Support: Bruce Plagman

VP, Mktg, N.A.: Jason Marx

VP, Global Mktg & Brand Mgmt: Eric Raby

Investor Relations Dir: Greg Peterson

HHP Tractors Mktg Dir: David Webster

Hay & Harvesting Mktg Dir: Ed Barry

Over-100 HP Tractors Mktg Dir: Jeff Terlep

Channel Mktg Dir: Peter Garza

Application Equip Mktg Dir: Mark Sharitz

Creative & Fulfillment, N.A., Mgr: Phil Jones

Parts Mktg Dir, N.A.: Christine Whitfield

Brand Mktg Mgr, Fendt: Reid Hamre

Brand Mktg Mgr, Gleaner: Kevin Bien

Brand Mktg Mgr, Challenger & Massey Ferguson:

Greg Kirksey

Mktg Svcs Mgr: Vikki Walton

Event Mktg Mgr: Lauren Dejmal

Event Mktg: Andy Thompson

Event Mktg: Danielle Garner

Field Mktg Spec, Application Equip: Nick Huston

Comms Spec, PR: Lindsey Pettyjohn

Products: Fuse Technologies precision ag products; Challenger tractors, combines and hay tools; Fendt tractors; Gleaner combines; Hesston hay tools and manure spreaders; Massey Ferguson tractors, loaders, combines, hay tools and implements; RoGator, TerraGator, and Willmar application equipment; AGCO Power diesel engines; Sunflower tillage and seeding equipment; White Planters row crop planters

Media planning & administration: Flint Communications

Ad agency: Osborn + Barr (application, sprayers); Snowden Tatarski (Gleaner combines)

PR agency: broadhead.

AGRELIANT GENETICS LLC

1122 E. 169th St, Westfield, IN 46074: 317/896-5552

Web site: www.agreliantgenetics.com

Pres/CEO: Craig Newman (craig.newman@agreliant.com)

VP, Sls & Mktg: Craig Anderson (craig.anderson@agreliant.com)

Comms: Samantha Sisk (samantha.sisk@agreliant.com)

Products: AgriGold, LG Seeds, Producers Hybrids, Wensman, Pride (Canada)

AGRIUM

13131 Lake Fraser Dr S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 7E8;

403/225-7000, 877/AGRIUM-1

Web site: www.agrium.com

Cl www.facebook.com/Agrium

Year established: 1993

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 14,000

Pres/CEO: Chuck Magro

EVP/CFO: Stephen Dyer

EVP, Corp Dev/Chief Risk Officer:

Leslie O'Donoghue

Sr VP/Chief Legal Officer: Eric Miller

Sr VP, Agrium/Pres, Wholesale: Ron Wilkinson (ron.wilkinson@agrium.com)

Sr VP, Agrium/Pres, Retail: Richard Gearheard (richard.gearheard@cpsagu.com)

Sr VP, HR: Jim Grossett (jim.grossett@agrium.com)

VP, Mktg & Distribution: Susan Jones (susan.jones@agrium.com)

VP. Wholesale, N.A. Sls: Breen Neeser (breen.neeser@agrium.com)

VP, Investor & Corp Relations: Richard Downey (richard.downey@agrium.com)

Sr Dir, Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations: Doug

Beever (doug.beever@agnum.com)

Products: Nitrogen-based fertilizers, contact Duncan Pottinger (duncan.pottinger@agrium.com); phosphate and sulphate, contact Craig Fisher (craig.fisher@agrium.com); potash, contact Greg Niemack (greg.niemack@agrium.com)

AGRIUM ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

2915 Rocky Mountain Ave, Ste 400, Loveland. CO

80538; 970/292-9000

Web site: www.agriumat.com

Year established: 2006

Parent company: Agrium

Pres: Andrew Mittag

VP, Wholesale, Sls & Mktg: Jeff Novak

Products: ESN smart nitrogen, AMP micronutrients, Duration AG

Ad agency: AdFarm

AGVENTURE INC.

207 N. 7th St, PO Box 29, Kentland, IN 47951;

219/474-5557, 888/999-0859

Web site: www.agventure.com

www.facebook.com/agventureinc

www.twitter.com/AgVentureInc

Year established: 1983

Number of employees: 25

Gen Mgr: Dave Treinen (dtreinen@agventure.com)

VP, Product & Ops: Mark Jacques (mjacques@agventure.com)

VP, Sls & Mktg: Jim Groepper (jgroepper@agventure.com)

Bus Dev Mgr: Chuck Schneider (cschneider@agventure.com)

Product/Technology Mktg Dir: Scott Hart (shart@agventure.com)

Seed & Technology Mgr: Keith Campbell (kcampbell@agventure.com)

Seed & Technology Mgr: Louis Sutton (Isutton@agventure.com)

Production Mgr: Bill Hoben (bhoben@agventure.com)

Products: Corn products, contact Mark Jacques (mjacques@agventure.com); soybean/alfalfa products, contact Jeff Shaner (jshaner@agventure.com)

Ad agency: INNOVA

PR agency: Erickson Consulting

ALWAYS ON THE CUTTING EDGE

THE ALAMO GROUP*

1020 S. Sangamon Ave. Gibson City, IL 60936:

217/784-4261, 800/221-2855

Web site: www.alamo-group.com

Year established: 1934

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 350

Sls & Mktg Dir: Greg Pollock

Products: Rotary cutters, loaders, backhoes, rear blades, tillage, post-hole diggers, rakes, seeders, harrows, finish mowers, hay equipment, boom mowers, flail mowers, disc mowers, hay tedders, vertical tillage, v-rippers. surface cultivators, tillage

Ad/PR agency: Jones and Thomas

ALLTECH INC.

3031 Catnip Hill Pike, Nicholasville, KY 40356; 859/885-9613

Web site: www.alltech.com

www.facebook.com/AlltechNaturally

www.twitter.com/Alltech

Year established: 1980

Number of employees: 3,000

Pres: Pearse Lyons

Sls Mgr, N.A.: Geoff Frank (gfrank@alltech.com)

Mktg Mgr, N.A.: Manoella Alves (malves@alltech.com)

Field PR Mgr, N.A.: Ann Kopecky (akopecky@alltech.com)

Corp PR: Susanna Elliott (suelliolt@alltech.com)

Products: Animal and aquaculture health--Alltech Advantage series (aqua, beef, dairy, pig, & poultry); Actigen; Allzyme SSF: Bio-Mos; Bioplex; DEMP; Integral; Mycosorb; LIFEFORCE Range; Optigen; Sel-Piex; Yea-Sacc; Alltech Crop Sciences--Agro-Mos; Compost-Aid; Complex-Aid; Crop-Set; Grain-Set; Soil-Set; Liqui-Plex Mn

Ad/PR agency: AdFarm

AMVAC CHEMICAL CORP.*

4695 MacArthur Ct, Ste 1200, Newport Beach, CA

92660; 949/260-1200

Web site: www.amvac-chemical.com

Year established: 1969

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 340

CEO/Pres: Eric Wintemute

VP, Sls: James Lehman (jiml@amvac-chemical.com)

Mktg Dir: Tony Zatylny (tonyz@amvac-chemical.com)

Investor Relations/Corp PR: Bill Kuser (williamk@amvac-chemical.com)

Products: Insecticides, herbicides, nematicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, biocides. animal repellents, defoliants

THE ANDERSONS

PO Box 119, 480W. Dussel Dr, Maumee, OH

43537; 419/891-6417, 800/537-3370

Web site: www.andersonsinc.com

www.twitter.com/Andersonsgrain

Year established: 1947

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 3,000

Pres/CEO: Mike Anderson

COO: Hal Reed

Pres, Ethanol Group: Neill McKinstray

Pres, Grain Group: Denny Addis

Pres, Plant Nutrient Group: Bill Wolf

Pres, Rail Group: Rasesh Shah

Pres, Retail Group: Dan Anderson

Pres, Turf & Spec Group: Tom Waggoner

Mktg Dir, Grain & Ethanol Group: David Stover

Mktg Mgr, Plant Nutrient Group: Tasha Hussain Black

Comms Mgr: Debra Crow

Products: Freedom Pricing Tools, contact

Cheryl Vion-Hasenaur (cheryl_vion-hasenaur@andersonsinc.com);

The Andersons AgVantage Agency (crop insurance), contact Julie Myers (julie_myers@andersonsinc.com)

Ad/PR agency: Brand Innovation Group

ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO.*

4666 Faries Pkwy, PO Box 1470, Decatur, IL 62525;

217/424-5200, 800/637-5843

Web site: www.adm.com

Year established: 1902

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 30,000

Chmn/CEO/Pres: Patricia Woertz

Exec VP/COO: Juan R. Luciano

SVP/CFO: Ray Young

SVP/Pres, Corn: Mark Bemis

SVP/Pres, Global Oilseeds: Matt Jansen

SVP/Pres, Ag Svcs: Joe Teets

Products: Food ingredients, animal feeds and feed ingredients, and industrials

Ad agency: Stephan & Brady

ART'S WAY MANUFACTURING CO. INC.

5556 Hwy 9 W., PO Box 288, Armstrong, IA 50514; 712/864-3131

Web site: wwwartsway-mfg.com

Year established: 1956

Fiscal year: December-November

Number of employees: 150

Pres/CEO: Carrie Majeski

Sls Mgr: Brian Crouch

Products: Art's-Way animal feed processing equipment, crop shredding, land management and tillage equipment, sugarbeet equipment: Miller Pro and Badger hay and forage equipment, augers, spreaders, and round balers

Ad agency: Moxie Media

ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA, LLC

15401 Weston Pkwy. Ste 150, Cary, NC 27513; 919/678-4900

Web site: www.arystalifescience.us

Cl www.facebook.com/ArystaLifeScience UnitedStates; ArystaLifeScienceTurfandOrnamental

www.twitter.com/NewgroundAg

Year established: 2001

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Arysta LifeScience Corporation Number of employees: 150+

Pres/CEO: Amy Yoder (amy.yoder@arysta.com)

Head, Mktg & Canada Sls: Hugh MacGillivray (hugh.macgillivray@arysta.com)

Head, US Sls: Jeff Tweedy (jeff.tweedy@arysta.com)

Head, Global Corp & N.A. Mktg Comms: Linda Frerichs (linda.frerichs@arysta.com)

Products: EVITO, EVITO T, FORTIX, BASAGRAN, contact Kevin Staska (kevin.staska@arysta.com); PH-D, ELEVATE. CAPTEVATE, CAPTAN, KANEMITE, contact Jon Forbis (jon.forbis@arysta.com); EVEREST 2.0, PREPARE, SUPREMACY, AUDIT 1:1, AUDIT 4:1, BANVEL, NEXTSTEP NG, SHADOW 3EC, contact Royce Schulte (royce.schulte@arysta.com); XONERATE, ALOFT, DISARM, DISARM G, DISARM C, DISARM M, contact Michael Maravich (michael.maravich@arysta.com)

Ad/PR agency: Woodruff Sweitzer

The Chemical Company

BASF CORPORATION, AGRICULTURAL

PRODUCTS DIVISION

26 Davis Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709;

919/547-2000, 800/669-1770

Web site: www.agproducts.basf.com

Year established: 1865

Group VP (N.A.): Nevin McDougall

VP, US Bus Ops: Scott Kay

Mktg Dir: Neil Bentley

Mktg Comms Mgr: Pat Morrow (pat.morrow@basf.com)

Technical Svc Mgr: Rick Chamblee (rick.chamblee@basf.com)

Mkt Research Mgr: Dan Moore (danielt.moore@basf.com)

Products: Fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, seed treatments, and plant regulators

Ad agency: Mullen Communications

PR agency: Padilla CRT

BALDWIN FILTERS

4400 E. Hwy 30, Kearney, NE 68847; 308/234-1951, 800/822-5394

Web site: www.baldwinfilter.com

www.facebook.com/BaldwinFilters

www.twitter.com/BaldwinFilters

Year established: 1936

BALDWIN FILTERS/continued

Fiscal year: December-November

Parent company: Clarcor

Number of employees: 800

Pres: Sam Ferrise

Products: Baldwin filters, contact Jean Seitz (jseitz@baldwinfilter.com)

BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP

Two TW Alexander Dr, PO Box 12014, Research Triangle Park. NC 27709; 919/549-2000

Web site: www.bayercropscienceus.com

www.facebook.com/BayerCropScience

www.twitter.com/Bayer4CropsUS

Year established: 2002

Parent company: Bayer AG

Number of employees: 17,900

Pres/CEO: Jim Blame

VP, Mktg: David Hollinrake

Mktg Comms: EJ Coble-Penning (ej.coble-penning@bayer.com)

Corp Comms Head: Beth Roden (beth.roden@bayer.com)

Products: Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, seed treatments, seed and traits

Ad/PR agencies: BBDO; Rhea + Kaiser; Porter Novelli

BAYER HEALTH CARE, ANIMAL HEALTH*

12707 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee, KS

66216; 913/268-2000, 800/633-3796

Web site: www.bayer-ah.com

Parent company: Bayer AG

Comms Dir: Staci Gouveia (staci.gouveia@bayer.com)

Mktg Mgr, Lvstk: Todd Firkens (todd.firkins.b@bayer.com)

Sr Comms Rep: Rene Ward (rene.ward@bayercorn)

Products: Advantage, K9 Advantix, Drontal, Legend,

BECK'S SUPERIOR HYBRIDS INC.

6767 E. 276th St, Atlanta, IN 46031, 800/937-232

Web site: www.beckshybrids.com

Year established: 1937

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 318

Pres: Sonny Beck

VP: Scott Beck

Sls Dir: Tom Hooper

Research Dir: Kevin Cavanaugh

Mktg Comms Mgr: Ryan Parkin

HR Mgr: Bethany Gremel (bgremel@beckshybrids.com)

Products: Hybrid seed corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa, forages

Ad/PR agency: In-house

BEHLEN MFG. CO.*

PO Box 569, 4025 E. 23rd St, Columbus. NE 68602; 402/564-3111

Web site: www.behlenmfg.com

Branch offices: Behlen Country, 101 Rosser-Wyatt Rd, Huntingdon, TN 38344; Behlen Country. 4000 23rd St, Baker City, OR 97814; Distefano Technology & Manufacturing, 3838 S. 108th St. Omaha. NE 68144; Behlen Building Systems, 2971 E. Copper Point Dr, Meridian, ID 83642; Behlen Building Systems, 102 W. 4th St, Loveland, CO 80537

Year established: 1936

Fiscal year: November-October

Number of employees: 850

Chmn/Coach: TR Raimondo

CEO/Pres: Phil Raimondo

Vice Chmn of the Bd/Co-Pres, IDP:

Tony Raimondo, Jr.

Co-Pres, IDP: Lyle Burbach

Pres, Behlen Country: Darren Siekman

Gen Mgr, Behlen Building Systems: Steve Becker

Corp Comms Mgr: Jon Heibel (jon.heibel@behlenmfg.com)

Gen Mgr, Distefano Technology & Manufacturing:

Brian Turner

Products: Behlen Country farm and ranch equipment (gates, stock tanks, a complete line of cattle management and horse equipment, dog kennels. 3-point implements); Behlen Building Systems; Behlen International Ag systems (storage of food and cereal grains, edible beans, oil seeds, and other bulk commodities); Behlen custom fabrication

Ad agencies: In-house agency and Stewart & Associates

BIO-VET INC.

PO Box 115, Blue Mounds, WI 53517;

608/924-7001, 800/246-8381 Web site: www.bio-vet.com

www.twitter.com/MicrobesAtWork

Year established: 1991 Pres: William Zimmer Mktg Dir: Bill Helwig Natl Sls Dir: Gary Grimsman

Product Mgr: Ron Martin (ron.martin@bio-vet.com) Products: Direct-fed microbials, contact Bill Helwig (bill.helwig@bio-vet.com); capsules, boluses, paste/gel tubes, electrolytes and drenches, and silage inoculants, contact Ron Martin (ron.martin@bio-vet.com, o: 608/924-7010)

BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA INC.*

3902 Gene Field Rd, St. Joseph, MO 64506:

800/325-9167

Web site: www.bi-vetmedica.com

Pres: Albrecht Kissel

Cattle Div Dir: Steve Boren

VP, Sls & Mktg/Swine Div Dir: Tim Bettington

Equine Div Dir: Matt Musselman

Pet Div Dir: Colin Meyer

Products: Biological and pharmaceutical products for cattle, swine, horses, and pets

BOUMATIC*

PO Box 8050, Madison, WI 53708-8050: 608/222-3484

Web site: www.boumatic.com

BouMatic Europe: Rue Jules Melotte 31, 4350 Remicourt, Belgium

Year established: 1939

Number of employees: 350

Dir, Global PR & Comms: John Mansavage (jmansavage@boumatic.com)

Mgr, PR & Comms: Ali Schultz (aschultz@boumatic.com)

Products: Dairy stall systems, milking systems. automation and management systems. hoof care products. dairy chemicals and supplies, cooling systems, SmartDairy management systems

Ad/PR agency: In-house

BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATION, AG DIVISION*

4600 N.W. Second Ave, Ste 100, Des Moines, IA

50313; 515/283-1440, 800/435-4437 ext 2321

Web site: www.firestoneag.com

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 1,500

Pres: Kenneth Allen (allenkenneth@firestoneag.com)

Sls & Mktg Dir: Tom Rodgers (rodgerstom@firestoneag.com)

Comms/Ad Mgr: Joyce Bonish (bonishjoyce@firestoneag.com)

Products: Ag tires--radial/bias rear, irrigation, Flotation, front implement; specialty tires--forestry, construction

Ad/PR agency: The Meyocks Group

BUHLER INDUSTRIES

1260 Clarence Ave, Winnipeg. MB R3T 1T2;

204/661-8711

Web site: www.buhlerindustries.com

CEO: Yury Ryazanov

Pres: Dmitry Lyubimov

Mktg Dir: Adam Reid (areid@buhler.com)

Products: Tractors, tillage, sprayers, grain storage & handling, and other equipment (Allied, Farm King, & Versatile brands)

BUNGE NORTH AMERICA

11720 Borman Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146;

314/292-2000

Web site: www.bungenorthamerica.com

Number of employees: 4,500

Pres/ CEO: Soren Schroder

Exec VP, N.A.: Tim Gallagher

VP/GM, Milling: George Allard

VP/GM, Oils: Rodney Perry

VP/GM, Grain: Bailey Ragan

Comms Dir: Deborah Seidel (deb.seidel@bunge.com)

Products: Grain origination, processing, exports

BURRUS HYBRIDS

826 Arenzville Rd, Arenzville, IL 62611;

217/997-5511, 887/4-BURRUS

Web site: www.burrusseeds.com

Year established: 1942

Fiscal year: December-November

Pres: Tom Burrus

Products: Burrus, Catalyst. Hoblit, Hughes, and Power Plus brands of hybrid seed corn, soybeans, and alfalfa

Ad agency: HIP Advertising

CF INDUSTRIES*

4 Parkway N., Ste 400, Deerfield, IL 60015-2590;

847/405-2400

Web site: www.cfindustries.com

Year established: 1946

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

* Updated info not received for '14 MSG.

Number of employees: 2,400

Chmn/CEO: Stephen Wilson

Sr VP/Sls & Mkt Dev: Bert Frost

Products: Nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer

CHS INC.

5500 Cenex Dr, Inver Grove Heights. MN 55077;

651/355-6000, 800/328-6539

Web site: www.chsinc.com

Year established: 1998

Fiscal year: September-August

Number of employees: 8,500

Pres/CEO: Carl Casale

Corp Comms Dir: Lani Jordan

Products: Grain marketing, food processing, and petroleum refineries/pipelines: marketing and distribution of Cenex brand energy products, crop nutrients and feed, as well as finance, risk management and insurance services

Ad/PR agency: CoIle McVoy

CST STORAGE*

9701 Renner Blvd, Ste 150, Lenexa, KS 66219;

913/621-3700

Web site: www.harvestore.com;

www.slurrystore.com

Year established: 1949

Parent company: CST Industries Inc.

VP: Rick Jones (rljones@cst-storage.com)

Products: Harvestore, Slurrystore. AquaStore

Ad/PR agency: Grade A Strategic Brand and Marketing Solutions

CTB INC.

611 N. Higbee St, PO Box 2000, Milford, IN

46542-2000; 574/658-4191

Web site: www.ctbinc.com

Year established: 1952

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Number of employees: 1,200

CEO/Pres: Victor Mancinelli

CFO: Randy Eveler

Comms Mgr: Susan Hight

Products: Systems and solutions to improve efficiency in poultry. pig and egg production; systems for processing poultry; systems for grain storage. conditioning, drying and handling; products for various equestrian and industrial applications

Ad/PR agency: In-house (CTB Advertising)

CARGILL*

PO Box 9300, Minneapolis, MN 55440;

952/742-6000

Web site: www.cargillag.com

Year established: 1865

Fiscal year: June-May

Number of employees: 130,000

Pres, Cargill AgHorizons: Dave Baudler

Products: Grain origination, distribution, processing, and marketing; crop inputs

Ad/PR agency: DKY Inc.

CASE IH AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT INC.

700 State St, Racine, WI 53404; 262/636-6011, 877/4-CASE-IH

Web site: www.caseih.com

119 www.facebook.com/CaselH

www.twitter.com/Case_IH

Year established: 1842

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: CNH

Pres/CEO, Case IH Ag Equipment: Andreas Klauser

VP, NAFTA Ag Bus: Jim Walker

Global Brand Mgmt Dir: Paula lnda

Sr NAFTA Mktg Dir: Eric Weaver

N.A. Advertising: Tracy Sagan

N.A. Public Relations: Dan Danford (dan.danford@caseih.com)

Products: Tractors, attachments for tractors, loaders for tractors, harvesting equipment, precision farming, tillage equipment, planting and seeding equipment, application equipment, hay and forage equipment, skid steers, utility vehicles

Ad agency: Cramer-Krasselt

PR agency: Morgan&Myers

CENTRAL LIFE SCIENCES

1501 E. Woodfield Rd, Ste 200 W.. Schaumburg, IL

60173; 800/347-8272

Web site: www.centrallifesciences.com

Year established: 1975

Fiscal year: October-September

Parent company: Central Garden & Pet

Professional Ag Business Mgr: Mark Taylor (mtaylor@central.com)

Professional Ag Sls Dir: Tracy Harris (tharris@central.com)

Ad/PR agency: Celtic Chicago, Inc.

CHANNEL

800 N. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63167: Web site: www.channel.com

www.twitter.com/ChannelSeed

Branch offices: East Region, 612 E. Dunlap St, PO

Box 157, Kentland, IN 47951, 800/331-7201; Central

Region, 1617 E. 10th St, PO Box 518, Carroll, IA

51401, 800/369-8218; West Region, 3820 N. 56th

St, Lincoln, NE 68504, 800/279-7999

Year established: 1999

Fiscal year: September-August

Parent company: Monsanto

Corn Product Mgr: Bart Lofton (bart.d.lofton@channel.com)

Soybean Product Mgr: Bill Jolly (william.t.jolly@channel.com)

Brand Lead: Morgan Dugan (morgan.dugan@channel.com)

Brand Mgr: Dan Buescher (dan.buescher@channel.com)

Brand Mgr: Heather Gotto (heathergotto@channel.com)

Brand Comms Mgr: Seth Elrod (seth.relrod@monsanto.com)

Distribution Lead: Doug Liehs (doug.e.liehs@monsanto.com)

Products: Channel brand seed corn, soybeans, alfalfa and sorghum

Ad/PR agency: McCormick

Digital: HLK

CHEMINOVA INC.

PO Box 110566, One Park Dr, Ste 400, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; 919/474-6600, 800/548-6113

Web site: www.cheminova.us.com

17.2 www.twitter.com/CheminovaUSA

Year established: 1938

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Cheminova A/S

Number of employees: 49

Mktg Dir, N.A.: Deneen Sebastian (deneen.sebastian@cheminova.com)

Comms Mgr, N.A.: Thomas Hill (thomas.hill@cheminova.com)

Products: Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and other crop protection products

CHEMTURA AGROSOLUTIONS

1735 N. Brown Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; 678/502-4000

Web site: www.chemturaagrosolutions.com

Year established: 1895

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 185 Pres: Nelson Gibson (nelson.gibson@chemtura.com)

Commercial Leader, N.A.: Ken Elsbury (ken.elsbury@chemtura.com)

Seed Enhancement Leader: Keith Vodrazka (keith.vodrazka@chemtura.com)

Sls Dir: Ron Maitoza (ron.maitoza@chemtura.com)

Ag Chem Mktg, N.A.: Don Guy (don.guy@chemtura.com)

Seed Enhancement Mktg, N.A.: Mike Snyder (mike.snyder@chemtura.com)

Acct Mgr, West: Geralyn West (geralyn.west@chemtura.com)

Acct Mgr, East: Brian Anniss (brian.anniss@chemtura.com)

Key Acct Mgr, West: Cindy Bishop (cindy.bishop@chemtura.com)

Key Acct Mgr. East: Kendall Henson (kendall.henson@chemtura.com)

Key Acct Mgr, Seed Treatment: Randy Stofferahn (randy.stofferahn@chemtura.com)

Global Product Mgr, Insecticides, Miticides, Fungicides: Jim Black (jim.black@chemtura.com)

Global Product Mgr, Seed Treatments: James Maude (james.maude@chemtura.com)

Global Product Mgr, Herbicides, Adjuvants: David Cote (david.cote@chemtura.com)

Products: Acaricides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, plant growth regulators and seed treatments

Ad/PR agency: Charleston I Orwig

CHIEF AGRI/INDUSTRIAL DIV.*

PO Box 848, Kearney, NE 68848; 308/237-3186 Web site: www.agri.chiefind.com Fiscal year: July-June

Parent company: Chief Industries Inc.

Number of employees: 175 CEO/Pres: Roger Townsend (roger.townsend@chiefind.com)

Natl Sls Mgr: Ed Benson (ed.benson@chiefind.com)

Customer Svc: Allen Mitchel (allen.mitchel@chiefind.com)

Products: Titan grain bins, Caldwell grain handling and grain conditioning equipment, Lemanco feedmill equipment

CHOICE GENETICS USA

5058 Grand Ridge Dr, Ste 200, West Des Moines, IA 50265; 515/225-9420, 800/622-2627

Web site: www.choice-genetics.com

CEO: Mark Weaver

COO: Brent Mitchell

Mktg Mgr: Sara Sparks (sara.sparks@choice-genetics.com)

Products: Swine genetics

CLAAS OF AMERICA INC.

8401 S. 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68138; 402/861-1000

Web site: www.claasofamerica.com

Year established: 1981

Fiscal year: October-September

Number of employees: 9,100

Chmn, Claas North America Holdings: Theo Freye (theo.freye@claas.com)

Pres, Claas North America Holdings:

Leif Magnusson (leif.magnusson@claas.com)

VP. Product & Mktg: Bob Armstrong (bob.armstrong@claas.com)

Mktg Coord: John Schofield (john.schofield@claas.com)

Products: Self-propelled combine harvesters, forage harvesters, balers and hay tools

COLORADO SERUM CO.

4950 York St, PO Box 16428, Denver. 00 80216; 303/295-7527, 800/525-2065

Web site: www.colorado-serum.com

Year established: 1923

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 100+

Pres: J. N. Huff

VP, Mktg: Ed Lehigh (edlehigh@colorado-serum.com)

Products: Veterinary biologicals, veterinary diagnostics, laboratory reagents, and specialty products

Ad agency: York Advertising

JOHN DEERE

JOHN DEERE--AG +TURF

10789 S. Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66061: 913/310-8100

Web site: www.johndeere.com

Year established: 1837

Fiscal year: November-October

CEO: Sam Allen

Pres, Ag & Turf Div, Americas, Australia, Global

Harvesting & Turf Platforms: Jim Field

Sr VP, Ag & Turf Div, Sls & Mktg, Americas,

Australia, New Zealand: John Lagemann

VP, Ag & Turf, Sls & Mktg, US & Canada:

Luke Gakstatter

Mgr, Media Relations: Barry Nelson (nelsonbarrye@johndeere.com)

Products: Agricultural, consumer, commercial, construction and forestry equipment

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL

6400 N.W. 86th St, Johnston, IA 50131; 515/267-3000

Web site: www.johndeerefinancial.com

www.facebook.com/JohnDeere

www.twitter.com/JohnDeere

Year established: 1986

Fiscal year: November-October

Parent company: Deere & Co.

Number of employees: 2,000

Mktg Comms Mgr: David Patterson (pattersondavid@johndeere.com)

Products: Equipment financing, leasing, and revolving credit; crop input financing; crop insurance

Agencies: Bader Rutter & Associates; Two Rivers

DELAVAL INC.*

11100 N. Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153; 816/891-7700

Web site: www.delaval-us.com

Year established: 1883

Parent company: DeLaval Holding AB

CEO/Pres: Joakim Rosengren

Nall Sls Mgr: Paul Lofgren

Mktg Dir: Benoit Passard

DIAMOND V

2525 60th Ave S.W., Cedar Rapids, IA 52404: 319/366-0745, 800/373-7234

Web site: www.diamondv.com

Year established: 1943

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 225

CEO/Pres: John Bloomhall

Sr VP, Planning & Bus Dev: Jeff Cannon

Dir, Global Mktg & Research: Mike Wright

N.A. Dairy Dir: Gerald Poppy (gpoppy@diamondv.com)

Natl Accts Dir: Kevin Larson (klarson@diamondv.com)

Poultry Dir: Mike Mitchell (mmitchell@diamondv.com)

Beef/Specialty Bus Mgr: Paul Kropp (pkropp@diamondv.com)

Swine Bus Dev Mgr: Dan Mueller (dmueller@diamondv.com)

Products: Livestock feed Ingredients--Original XP, Original XPC, SmartCare, DiaMune, SynGenX, DVAqua, and SelenoSource AF

DICKEY-JOHN CORPORATION

5200 Dickey-john Rd, Auburn, IL 62615; 217/438-3371, 800/637-2952

Web site: www.dickey-john.com

Year established: 1966

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: TSI Corporation

Number of employees: 200

Products: Monitors for planters, drills and air seeders; single- and multi-channel control systems for anhydrous, sprayers and granular fertilizer; portable and tabletop moisture testers; infrared grain analyzers; ISO 11783 multi-channel control and monitoring systems

DIGI-STAR LLC

W5527 Hwy 106, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538;

920/563-1400, 800/225-7695 Web site: www.digi-star.com

www.facebook.com/DigiStarLLC

Branch offices: Digi-Star Europe By, J. F. Kennedylaan 235, 5981 WX Panningen, The Netherlands; RDS Technology LTD, Cirencester Rd, Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 9BH, United Kingdom

Year established: 1981

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 234

Pres/CEO: Mac Moore

Gen Mgr: Kevin Klubertanz

Mktg Mgr: Robin Starkenburg

Products; Precision weighing systems and software data collection for optimizing performance in feeding management, nutrient management. livestock weighing and production agriculture

Ad/PR agency: Filament Marketing

DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC

9330 Zionsville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268; 317/337-3000

Web site: www.dowagro.com

www.facebook.com/DowAgrosciences

www.twittercom/DowAgro

Year established: 1989

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: The Dow Chemical Co.

Number of employees: 8,000

CEO/Pres: Antonio Galindez

VP, N.A.: Stan Howell

U.S. Crop Protection Mktg Leader: Susanne Wasson

Natl Sls Mgr, Northern Crops: Dan Bouck

Natl Sls Mgr. Coastal Crops, Range & Pasture, & IVM: Jim Parker

Gen Mgr, Mycogen Seeds: Chris Garvey

Business Leader, Traits & Germplasm Licensing: Ben Kaehler

Mktg Comms Leader: Susan Carney

Public Affairs Contact: Robyn Heine

Products: Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, nitrogen stabilizers, fumigants; Mycogen, Triumph, Dairyland, Renze, Brodbeck, Prairie, Pfister and Hyland brand seed; PhytoGen cottonseed; SmartStax corn trait combination; Refuge Advanced powered by SmartStax; Herculex and WideStrike insect protection traits; Omega-9 canola and sunflower oils: EXZACT precision technology; Enlist weed control system

Ad/PR agency: Bader Rutter & Associates

DREXEL CHEMICAL CO.

PO Box 13327, Memphis, TN 38113-0327; 901/774-4370

Web site: www.drexchem,com

Year established: 1972

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 248

Owner: Bob Shockey (rdshockey@drexchem.com)

CEO: Leigh Shockey (Ishockey@drexchem.com)

Pres/COO: Ben Johnson (bjohnson@drexchem.com)

Natl Sls Mgr: Mark Stewart (mstewart@drexchem.com)

Mktg Spec: Don Spikes (dspikes@drexchem.com)

Products: Agricultural chemicals--adjuvants, defoliants, desiccants. fungicides, growth regulators, herbicides, insecticides, micronutrients, slow-release nitrogen, specialties, surfactants, DEF-diesel exhaust fluid

Ad/PR agency: In-house

DUPONT CROP PROTECTION

Chestnut Run Plaza, Bldg 705, 4417 Lancaster Ave, Wilmington, DE 19805; 800/441-7515

Web site: www.cropprotection.dupont.com

Year established: 1802

Parent company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.

Number of employees: 3,700

Pres, DuPont Crop Protection: Rik Miller

Global Comms Mgr. DuPont Crop Protection: Juan

Carlos Cruz

Dir, Global Mktg, Strategic Ping and Six Sigma,

DuPont Crop Protection: Ed Makowski

Products: Crop protection chemicals

Ad agency: McCormick Company

PR agency: Exponent PR

DUPONT PIONEER

7100 N.W. 62nd Ave, PO Box 1150, Johnston, IA

50131-1150; 800/247-6803

Web site: www.pioneer.com

www.facebook.com/DuPontPioneer

www.twitter.com/DuPontPioneer

Year established: 1926

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: DuPont

Number of employees: 12.300

Pres: Paul Schickler

Mktg Dir: Terry Gardner

Mktg Comms Mgr: Doug Reynolds

(douglas.reynolds@pioneer.com)

Sls & Mktg PR Mgr: Jerry Harrington

(jerry.harrington@pioneer.com)

Products: Corn, soybeans, sunflowers, canola, alfalfa, sorghum, wheat seed products; inoculants

Ad/PR agency: The Lacek Group

ELANCO ANIMAL HEALTH

2500 Innovation Way, Greenfield, IN 46140;

317/276-2000, 877/352-6261

Web site: www.elanco.com

Canadian office: 150 Research Ln, Ste 120. Guelph,

ON N1G 4T2

Year established: 1954

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Eli Lilly and Company

Number of employees: 2.300

Pres: Jeff Simmons

Corp Affairs Dir: Claudia Garcia

Global Comms: Colleen Parr-Dekker

(dekker_colleen@lilly.com)

EVERRIS

4950 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017; 800/492-8255 Web site: www.everris.us.com

Year established: 2011

Number of employees: 200

Pres, Everris Americas: Ariana Cohen (ariana.cohen@everris.us.com)

Ad Dir: Ryan Lewis (ryan.lewis@everris.us.com)

Sls Dir: Ted Piatt (ted.piatt@everris.us.com)

Products: Ornamental horticulture, contact Christopher Buchheit (christopher.buchheit@everris.com); specialty agriculture, contact Scott Raubenstine (scottraubenstine@everris.us.com); Agrocote;

Agriform and Osmocote controlled-release specialty crop fertilizers; Peters Professional water-soluble fertilizers; Banrot, AllBan, TruBan, Zyban fungicides; Rout, Jewel, Gemini and 0H2 pre-emergent herbicides; Sanmite miticide; Ovation ovicide Ad/PR agency: Swanson Russell

FMC AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS

1735 Market St, Philadelphia. PA 19103: 215/299-6000

Web site: www.fmccrop.com

In www.facebook.com/FMCCrop

Year established: 1883

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: FMC Corporation

Number of employees: 6,000

VP, Bus Dir APG NAC/EMEA: Marc Hullebroeck (marc.hullebroeck@fmc.com)

Commercial Dir: John Kasper (john.kasper@fmc.com)

Mktg Dir: Aaron Locker (aaron.locker@fmc.com) Bus &

Product Dev Dir: Neil DeStefano (neil.destefano@fmc.com)

Strategic Acct Mgr: Matthew Foster (matthew.foster@fmc.com)

Tech Svcs Mgr: Bob Hooten (robert.hooten@fmc.com)

Bus Svcs Mgr: Rick Kesler (rick.kesler@fmc.com)

Bus Comms Dir: Thomas Golembeski (thomas.golembeski@fmc.com)

CRM/eBus Comms Mgr: Len Dobbins (len.dobbins@fmc.com)

Strategic Comms Mgr: Paul Redhage (paul.redhage@fmc.com)

Mktg & Comms Mgr: Anita Palmieri (anita.palmieri@fmc.com)

Sr Product Mgr (Ranman, Rovral): Rick Ekins (rick.ekins@fmc.com)

Sr Product Mgr (Brigade. BroadAxe, Carbine, Shark EW, Spartan Charge, Zeus): David Davies (david.davies@fmc.com)

Product Mgr (Anthem, Anthem ATZ, Cadet): Tim Thompson (timothy.thompson@fmc.com)

Product Mgr (Athena, Capture LFR, Hero, Mustang Maxx, Stallion): Adam Prestegord (adam.prestegord@fmc.com)

Product Mgr (Broadhead, Command, Display, Obey): Matt Hancock (matt.hancock@fmc.com)

Mktg Product Assoc (Aim EC, Chariot, Gladiator, Mustang): Cory Bromley (cory.bromley@fmc.com)

Products: Herbicides--Aim EC, Anthem, Anthem ATZ, Authority, BroadAxe, Broadhead, Cadet, Command, Marvel, Obey, Shark EW, and Spartan Charge; insecticides--Capture LFR, Carbine, Chariot, Hero, Mustang, Mustang Maxx. and Stallion; insecticides/miticides--Athena, Brigade WSB, and Gladiator; fungicides--Ranman and Rovral: Display cotton harvest aid

Ad/PR agency: Swanson Russell

V FARM CREDIT

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FARM CREDIT NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Web site: www.farmcredit.com

www.facebook.com/FarmCreditNational

www.twitter.com/FarmCredit

Nationwide: See www.farmcredit.com/locator

Year established: 1916

Number of employees: 12,000

Sr VP, Comms: Leigh Picchetti (leigh.picchetti@farmcredit.com)

Natl Comms Dir: Margaret Fogarty (margaret.fogarty@farmcredit.com)

Pres/CEO, Farm Credit Council: Ken Auer (auer@fccouncil.com)

Comms Dir, Farm Credit Council: Mike Mason (mason@fccouncil.com)

VP, Investor Relations, Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp.: Regina Gill (rgill@farmcreditfunding.com)

Products: Loans, leases, and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives

FARMER MAC*

1999 K St N.W., 4th Hr, Washington, DC 20006:

202/872-7700, 800/879-3276

Web site: www.farmermac.com

Underwriting office: 5408 N.W. 88th St, Ste 120, Johnston, IA 50131

Year established: 1988

Bus Dev Dir: Patrick Kerrigan

(patrick kerrigan@farmermac.com)

Mktg Dir: Mary Maloney

(mary_maloney@farmermac.com)

Products: Secondary marketing for qualified ag mortgage loans, rural housing mortgage loans, rural utilities loans (to cooperative borrowers made by cooperative lenders) and the guaranteed portions of agricultural and rural development loans guaranteed by USDA

FARMLINK

1600 Genessee St, Ste 700, Livestock Exchange Bldg, Kansas City, MO 64102; 816/472-5900, 800/272-3323

Web site: www.farmlink.com

www.facebook.com/MachineryLink

www.twitter.com/MachineryLink

Kansas Service Center: Pratt, KS

South Dakota Service Center: N. Sioux City, SD

Year established: 2000

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 70

Chmn/CEO: Ron LeMay

Pres: Scott Robinson

VP/CFO: Jeff Elliott

VP/C10: Bob McClure

Gen Mgr/VP, Producer Mkts: Jeff Dema

VP, Sls, Mktg & Customer Experience: Dan Alcazar

VP, Strategic Ping & Logistics: Anthony Gasper

Products: Combine rental & harvest data analytics

FONTANELLE HYBRIDS INC.

3820 N. 56th St, Lincoln, NE 68504; 402/721-1410,

800/CR-YIELD

Web site: www.fontanelle.com

Year established: 1935

Fiscal year: August-July

Parent company: Monsanto

Gen Mgr: Justin Ingalls

(justin.ingalls@monsanto.com)

Products: Seed corn, soybeans, alfalfa, sorghum,

contact Justin Ingalls (justin.ingalls@monsanto.com)

Ad agency: Brighton

SEED

FUNK SEED

1211 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906;

765/463-4707

Year established: 2013

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 6

Owner: Bill Funk

Products: Funk seed and Innotech seed corn and beans

FURST-MCNESS COMPANY*

120 E. Clark St, Freeport, IL 61032; 815/235-6151, 800/435-5100

Web site: www.mcness.com

Year established: 1908

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 150

Pres/COO: Matthew Heinrich

CEO: Frank Furst

Products: Livestock premix and mineral products, commodities, dairy supplements and blends, wet and dry distillers grains, feed additives and forage preservatives

GEA Farm Technologies

GEA FARM TECHNOLOGIES INC.

1880 Country Farm Dr, Naperville, IL 60563-1089;

630/369-8100, 877/973-2479

Web site: www.gea-farmtechnologies.com

www.facebook.com/GEAFarming

Year established: 1906

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: GEA Group AG

Number of employees: 325

CEO: Matt Daley (matt.daley@gea.com) VP, Sls & Mktg: Chad Buchanan (chad.buchanan@gea.com) Mktg/Comms Dir: Linda Mrugacz (lindasnrugacz@gea.com)

Products: Milking equipment, contact Chris Genal (chris.genal@gea.com); dairy hygiene and dairy supplies, contact John Brooks (john.brooks@gea.com); barn equipment, contact Eric Moscho (eric.moscho@gea.com); manure equipment, contact Randy Goiter (randy.gorter@gea.com)

Ad agency: Filament Marketing

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GT MFG. INC.

324 Fifth St, PO Box 525, Clay Center, KS 67432; 785/632-2151, 800/423-9428

Web site: www.gtmfg.com

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 50

CEO/Pres: Dennis Pedersen (dennis@gtmfg.com)

New Business Contact: Kevin Pedersen (kevin@gtmfg.com)

Engineer: Bruce Affolter (bruce@gtmfg.com)

Products: Batch portable grain dryers, contact Dennis M. Pedersen (dennis@gtmfg.com)

GOLDEN ACRES GENETICS, LTD.

PO Box 20787, Waco, TX 76702-0787;

254/761-9838, 800/692-6848

Web site: www.goldenacres.com

www.facebook.com/pages/Golden-Acres-Genetics/245349002171803

Year established: 1999 P

res: Lou Buice (Ibuice@gaseed.com)

Product Dev Dir: James Allison (aggie.allison@gmail.com)

Mktg Svcs Mgr: Regina Buice (rbuice@gaseed.com)

Ops Dir: Clarence Hennig (chenning@gaseed.com)

Brand Mgr: Brooke Reich (breich@gaseed.com)

Product Mgr: John Rocconi (jrocconi@gaseed.com)

Customer Svc Mgr: Nancy Davison (ndavison@gaseed.com)

Office Admin: Lauribeth Williams (Iwilliams@gaseed.com)

Products: Golden Acres Genetics, Ltd.; corn seed, grain sorghum seed. forage sorghum seed, related seed traits and technologies

GOWAN COMPANY

370 S. Main St, Yuma, AZ 85364; 928/783-8844, 800/883-1844

Web site: www.gowanco.com

www.facebook.com/GowanCo

www.twitter.com/GowanCo

CEO: Juli Jessen

Pres, Gowan USA: Steve Petersen Comms Mgr: Regina Carey (rcarey@gowanco.com)

Products: Crop protection products--miticides,

pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and bio rational products

Ad/PR agency: In-house

GREAT PLAINS MANUFACTURING INC.

PO Box 5060, Salina, KS 67402-5060;

785/823-3276, 800/255-0132

Web site: www.greatplainsag.com

Year established: 1976

Fiscal year: July-June

Number of employees: 1,600

Owner: Roy Applequist

Pres: Linda Salem

Pres, Great Plains Div: Mark Gallagher

Natl Sls Mgr: Tom Evans

Ad Mgr: Jayme Baker(jayme.baker@.greatplainsmfg.com)

Mktg Mgr: Barry Weis (barry.weis@greatplainsmfg.com)

Products: Planters, drills, sprayers, tillage tools.

planter components

Ad/PR agency: In-house

GREENLEAF GENETICS LLC

11055 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305; 612/656-8600

Web site: www.greenleafgenetics.com

Year established: 2006

Head, Greenleaf: Ron Wulfkuhle(ron.wulfkuhle@syngenta.com)

Mktg Mgr: Dale Kanning (dale.kanning@syngenta.com)

Sls & Commercial Lead: Paul Morano

(paul.morano@syngenta.com)

Corn Genetics Lead: Rich Hall(rich.hall@syngenta.com)

Ops Mgr: Greg Kegler (greg.kegler@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead: Staci Monson (staci.monson@syngenta.com)

Soybean & Wheat Genetics Lead: Karolyn Terpstra (karolyn.terpstra@syngenta.com)

Products: Outlicensing for corn, wheat, and soybean genetic material and biotech traits to foundation seed houses and independent seed companies

Ad agency: Martin I Williams

PR agency: Gibbs & Soell

GROWMARK INC.

1701 Towanda Ave, Bloomington. IL 61701; 309/557-6000

Web site: www.growmark.com

119 www.facebook.com/Growmark

Year established: 1927

Fiscal year: September-August

Number of employees: 2,500

CEO: Jeff Solberg

Pres/Chmn: John Reifsteck

VP, Grain: Brent Ericson

VP, HR & Compliance: Gary Swango

Corp Comms: Amy Bradford

Ad Mgr: Krista Wolf

Products: FS--seed, fertilizer, crop protection, precision farming, fuels, propane. lubricants grain storage and handling systems: GROWMARK--agronomy, energy and grain systems products, electronic payment systems and logistics services; STAR Energy--fuels, propane, lubricants; SEEDWAY--vegetable seeds

Ad agency: Rhea + Kaiser Marketing

Communications

HAGIE MANUFACTURING COMPANY

721 Central Ave W., Clarion, IA 50525: 800/247-4885

Website: www.hagie.com

www.facebook.com/Hagiemfg

173 www.twitter.com/Hagiemfg

Year established: 1947 Fiscal year: August-July

Number of employees: 480 CEO/Pres: Alan Hagie (ahagie@hagie.com)

COO: Travis Stallkamp (tstallkamp@hagie.com)

VP, Sls & Mktg: Kevin Marshall (kmarshall@hagie.com) Mktg Mgr: Todd Lovelace (11ovelace@hagie.com) Brand Mgr: Amber Kohlhaas (akohlhaas@hagie.com) Products: Self-propelled sprayers, seed corn detasslers, nitrogen toolbar applicator, detasseler toolbar attachment (cutter and puller units)

Technology * innovation -Solutions-

HANCOR INC.

401 Olive St, Findlay, OH 45840; 888/367-7473 Web site: www.hancor.com

Year established: 1887

Fiscal year: April-March

Number of employees: 1,200

Mktg Dir: Tori Durliat (tori.durliat@ads-pipe.com)

Products: Pipe--Heavy Duty (single-wall).

AASHTO (single-wall), Grain-Dri, MEGA GREEN (dual-wall), Sure-Lok (dual-wall), BLUE SEAL (dual-wall), and fittings (single- and dual-wall)

CHR. HANSEN INC.

9015W. Maple St, Milwaukee, WI 53214:

414/607-5700, 800/558-0802

Web site: www.chr-hansen.com

Year established: 1874

Fiscal year: September-August

Parent company: Chr. Hansen A/S

Number of employees: 2,500

Regi VP: David Carpenter

Dir Sls, N.A.: Jim Holliday

Products: Probios food safety interventions; direct fed microbials--BioPlus, Biomate; yeast--Biomate Yeast Plus; silage inoculants BioSile, Biomax

HARVEST TEC NC.

2821 Harvey St, Hudson, WI 54016; 800/635-7468

Web site: www.harvesttec.com

Year established: 1983

Fiscal year: October-September

Number of employees: 13

Pres: Jeff Roberts

Mktg/Ops Coord: Dan Milbrath

Ops Mgr: Kurt Stehr

Products: Equipment and products for quality hay, including hay preservative, applicators, individual bale identification system, dew simulator

Ad/PR agency: Cross Country Marketing Associates

HAWKEYE STEEL PRODUCTS, INC.

PO Box 2000, Hwy 16W, Houghton, IA 52631;

319/469-4141, 800/553-1791

Web site: www.hawkeyesteel.com

Year established: 1920

Fiscal year: January-December

Owner: Tom Wenstrand

(twenstrand@hawkeyesteel.com)

Owner: Marvin Bricker

Natl Sls Mgr, Grain Storage: Mark Spinner

Nall Sls Mgr, Animal Products: Cindy Wellman

Products: Pride of the Farm livestock equipment,

Brower poultry equipment, Conrad-American grain

equipment, SpanTech fabric buildings

Ad agency: In-house

HELENA CHEMICAL CO.

225 Schilling Blvd, Ste 300, Collierville, TN

38017-6937; 901/761-0050

Web site: www.helenachemical.com

Year established: 1957

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 3,000

CEO/Pres: Mike McCarty

VP, Mktg: Dave Thomas

VP, Crop Protection & Seed: Milton Allen

Gen Mgr, Helena Products Group: Bill Salley

Natl Sls Mgr, Helena Products Group: Larry Horne

Dir, HPG Brands: Phillip Page

Mktg Mgr, EPA-Registered Brands: Mark Wayland

Mktg Mgr, Adjuvant Brands: Terry Nash

Mktg Mgr, CoRoN & Proprietary Fertilizer Brands:

Gary Schmunk

Mktg Mgr, Nutritional & BioScience Brands:

Mike Powell

Sales & Mktg Comms Mgr: Shawn Roberts

Ad/Comms Mgr: Jim Arnold

(arnoldj@helenachemical.com)

Products: Distribution of crop protection chemicals, fertilizer, seed and field-management services

Hemisphere

HEMISPHERE GPS*

8444 N. 90th St. Ste 120, Scottsdale, AZ 85258; 480/348-6380, 855/203-1770

Web site: www.hemispheregps.com

Year established: 2005

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 250

Pres/CEO: Philip Gabriel

VP, Ag Sls: Jeff Farrar

Products: Hemisphere GPS products. Outback

Guidance products

HOEGEMEYER HYBRIDS

1755 Hoegemeyer Rd, Hooper, NE 68031; 402/654-3399, 800/AG-LINE-1

Web site: www.therightseed.com

www.facebook.com/HoegemeyerHybrids

www.twitter.com/Hoegemeyer

Year established: 1937

Fiscal year: January-December Number of employees: 35

Gen Mgr: Stephan Becerra (s.becerra@hoegemeyer.com)

Operations Mgr: Chris Hoegemeyer (chris@hoegemeyer.com)

Product & Research Mgr: Ryan Siefken (r.siefken@hoegemeyer.com)

Sales Team Leader: Jerry Meyer (j.meyer@hoegemeyer.com)

Sales Team Leader: Dennis Fitzke (d.fitzke@hoegemeyer.com)

Mktg Comms Mgr: Katie Gutzmann (k.gutzmann@hoegemeyer.com)

Products: Corn, contact Ryan Siefken (r.siefken@hoegemeyer.com); soybeans and sorghum, contact David Hingst (d.hingst@hoegemeyer.com); alfalfa, contact Dennis Fitzke (d.fitzke@hoegemeyer.com)

Ad agency: broadhead.

HUBBARD FEEDS INC.

PO Box 8500, 424 N. Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN

56001-8500; 507/388-9400, 800/869-7219

Web site: www.hubbardfeeds.com

19 www.facebook.com/HubbardFeedsInc

www.twitter.com/HubbardFeeds

Year established: 1997

Fiscal year: July-June

Parent company: Ridley Inc.

Number of employees: 1,000

CEO/Pres, Ridley Inc.: Steve VanRoekel

(steve.vanroekel@ridleyinc.com)

VP/C00, US Feed Ops: Mark Nelson

(mark.nelson@ridleyinc.com)

Org Dev Dir, Ridley Inc.: Tom Koch

(tom.koch@ridleyinc.com)

Research/Tech Svcs Dir: Randy Raub, Ph.D.

(randy.raub@ridleyinc.com)

Financial Svcs Dir: Lyle Leggett(lyle.leggett@ridleyinc.com)

Mktg Mgr, US Feed Ops: Michael Hinton

(michael.hinton@hubbardfeeds.com)

INGERSOLL TILLAGE GROUP

460 Sherman Ave N., Hamilton, ON L8L 8J6;

905/667-6549

Year established: 1884

Fiscal year: July-June

Parent company: North American Tillage Tools

Number of employees: 135

Pres/CEO: Steve Garrette

VP, Sls & Mktg; Roger Murdock

Products: Disc blades for planting, seeding and tillage plus vertical tillage blades, sweeps and other tillage tools for OEM and aftermarket sales

Ad/PR agency: Cross Country Marketing Associates

ISAGRO USA

430 Davis Dr, Ste 240, Morrisville, NC 27560; 919/321-5200

Web site: www.isagro-usa.com

Year established: 2004

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: lsagro S.p.A.

Number of employees: 16

Pres, N.A.: Allesandro Mariani

(amariani@isagro-usa.com)

Natl Sls/Mktg Dir: Mark Quick

(mquick@isagro-usa.com)

Products: Proprietary crop protection chemicals

Ag/PR agency: Group Leaf

KALO

KALO INC.

13200 Metcalf Ave, Ste 250, Overland Park, KS

66213; 913/491-9125, 800/255-5196

Web site: www.kalo.com

www.facebook.com/pages/KALO-Inc/514603971951335

www.twitter.com/KaloInc

Year established: 1932

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 10

Pres: Chuck Champion (cchampion@kalo.com)

Sls & Mktg Dir: Doug John (djohn@kalo.com)

Mktg Coord: Debbie Newby (dnewby@kalo.com)

Products: Liquid adjuvants-90% Nonionic Surfactant Bio-90, Bio-Film Extra, Compex, Crop Oil Concentrate, Mainstay, Mainstay Elite, Modified Vegetable Oil, Organosilicone MVO, Regulaid, Restore. Spectra AMS, Spectra Max Tank Mix, Spray Prep, Tronic; dry adjuvants--Fraction, One-Ap XL, Spray-Start; specialty products--Anti-Foam, Benchmark, Benchmark HT, Foam-Dye, K-Klean, Tank Cleaner; inoculants--Vigor

KENT FEEDS INC.*

2905 Hwy 61 N., Muscatine, IA 52761;

563/264-4211, 866/647-1212

Web site: www.kentfeeds.com

Year established: 1927

Fiscal year: October-September

Parent company: Muscatine Foods Corporation

Number of employees: 120

Pres: Rich Dwyer

Mktg Dir: Mark Krieger (mark.krieger@kngfeed.com)

Mktg Svcs Mgr: Wendi Durham(wendi.durham@kngfeeds.com)

Mktg Mgr: Carol Reynolds

(carolseynolds@kngfeeds.com)

Products: Kent livestock, equine, and poultry feeds, plus pet foods and animal care products, contact

Pete Simonson

Agency: The Meyocks Group

KINZE MANUFACTURING INC.

PO Box 806, Williamsburg, IA 52361-0806; 319/668-1300

Web site: www.kinze.com

11 www.facebook.com/Kinze

17.3 www.twitter.com/Kinze

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Year established: 1965

Fiscal year: June-May

Number of employees: 1,000

Products: Row crop planters and grain auger carts

PR agency: Karwoski & Courage

MI KOCH.

KOCH AGRONOMIC SERVICES, LLC

KOCH AGRONOMIC SERVICES, LLC*

4111 E. 37th St N., Wichita, KS 67220; 314/236-4104

Web site: www.agrotain.com; www.nitamin.com, Branch office: Agrotain Marketing, 911 Washington Ave, Ste 625, St. Louis, MO 63101-1262

Year established: 2010

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Koch Fertilizer VP, Global

Mktg: Doug DeGroot (doug.degroot@kochind.com)

Products: AGROTAIN, AGROTAIN PLUS, SUPERU UFLEXX, UMAXX, HYDREXX, contact Carrie Doza (cdoza@agrotain.com); NITAMIN, NITAMIN NFUSION, contact Melissa Noftsger (melissa.noftsger@kochps.com)

Ad/PR agency: AdFarm

KRONE NORTH AMERICA

PO Box 18880, Memphis. TN 38181:901/842-6011

Web site: www.krone-northamerica.com

www.facebook.com/KroneHayEquipment

E3 www.twitter.com/Krone_NA

Fiscal year: August-July

Pres/CEO: Tommy Jones (tjones@krone-na.com)

Mktg Mgr: Kristine Walker (kwalker@krone-na.com)

Products: Disc mowers, mower conditioners, tedders, rotary rakes, round balers, large square balers, self-propelled mower conditioners and self-propelled forage harvesters

KUBOTA TRACTOR CORPORATION

3401 Del Amo Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503; 310/370-3370 ext 1855

Web site: www.kubota.com

19 www.facebook.com/KubotaTractor

Year established: 1972

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Kubota Corporation

Number of employees: 540

Mktg Comms Mgr: Vince lorio

Products: Tractors up to 118 PTO hp, performance- matched implements, compact- and utility-class construction equipment, consumer lawn and garden equipment, commercial turf products and utility vehicles

Ad agency: Paulsen Marketing Communications

PR agency: Fleishman-Hillard

KUHN NORTH AMERICA

1501 W. Seventh Ave, Brodhead, WI 53520-0167; 608/897-2131

Web site: www.kuhnnorthamerica.com

www.facebook.com/KuhnEquipment

www.twitter.com/KuhnNA

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 565

CEO/Pres: Thierry Krier (thierry.krier@kuhn.com)

Sls & Mktg Dir: Craig Pados (craig.pados@kuhn.com)

Product Support & Training Mgr: Doug Williams (doug.williams@kuhn.com)

Mktg & Sis Support Mgr: Frank O'Brien (frank.obrien@kuhn.com)

Mktg Coord: Scott Borgwardt (scott.borgwardt@kuhn.com)

Products: Manure spreaders, TMR mixers and bedders, hay and forage tools, shredders, landscape tools. fertilizer spreaders, tillage tools and plows

LG SEEDS

22827 Shissler Rd, Elmwood, IL 61529; 309/742-2211, 800/752-6847

Web site: www.lgseeds.com

www.facebook.com/LGSeedsFB

www.twitter.com/LGSeeds

Year established: 1994

Fiscal year: July-June

Parent company: AgReliant Genetics LLC

Gen Mgr: Gary Schultz (gary.schultz@lgseeds.com)

Natl Sls Mgr: Roger Bonsack

(rogerbonsack@Igseeds.com)

Mktg Mgr: Kim Robertson

(wksobertson@lgseeds.com)

Products: Corn, soybean and alfalfa seed

Ad/PR agency: Simantel Group

ANIMAL NUTRITION

North America

LALLEMAND ANIMAL NUTRITION

6120W. Douglas Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53218;

414/464-6440, 800/692-4700

Web site: www.lallemandanimalnutrition.com

Year established: 1905

Fiscal year: February-January

Parent company: Lallemand

Commercial Dir, N.A.: Jeff Ast

(jast@lallemand.com)

Natl Sls Mgr: Ross Gill (rgill@lallemand.com)

Technical Svcs Mgr: Angel Aguilar (aaguilar@lallemand.com)

Mktg Comms Mgr: Wendy Mayo (wmayo@lallemand.com)

Mktg Coord: Erin Lyons (elyons@lallemand.com)

Mktg Asst: Anna Wagner (awagner@lallemand.com)

Products: Ruminant products--Levucell SC, ProTernative, MicroCell, contact Michael Watkins (mwatkins@lallemand.com, c: 870/688-1231); forage products--Biota! and Sil-All forage inoculants, contact Bob Charley (bcharley@lallemand.com, c: 414/336-9549); monogastric products--Levucell SB, Bactocell, Alkosel and Agrimos, contact Ernest Keith (ekeith@lallemand.com, c: 417/861-4257) Mktg agency: Grade A Strategies

LANDOLL CORP.*

1900 North St, Marysville, KS 66508; 785/562-5381, 800/428-5655

Web site: www.landoll.com

Year established: 1963

Sls Mgr, Ag Div: Jamie Meier

Sls Mgr, Trailer Div: Jim Ladner

Parts Sls Mgr: Kerry Smith

Material Handling Products Mgr: Shawn Rose Products: Ag implements--vertical tillage, seeders, mulchers, discs, finishers, field cultivators, deep tillage; scrapers; graders; blades; narrow-aisle forklifts; very-narrow-aisle forklifts; trailers; detachables; traveling axle; traveling tail

LELY NORTH AMERICA

775 250th Ave, Pella, IA 50219; 641/621-2700, 866/LELYUSA

Web site: www.lely.com

gi www.facebook.com/LelyNorthAmerica

www.twitter.com/DairyRobot

Year established: 1963

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Lely Industries

Number of employees: 2,000

Pres: Peter Langebeeke (plangebeeke@lely.com)

Sls Mgr: Steve Fried (sfried@lely.com)

Mktg Coord: Tone Hardee (thardee@lely.com)

Dir, Ops: Chad Huyser (chuyser@lely.com)

Turf & Grassland Segment Mgr: Mike Connell

(mconnell@lely.com)

Products: Lely broadcast spreaders, contact Mike

Connell (mconnell@lely.com, o: 888/245-4684); Lely

Astronaut robotic milking system, Juno automatic feed pusher, Calm automatic calf feeder, Discovery mobile barn cleaner, Vector automatic feeding system, T4C InHerd, contact Tone Hardee (thardee@lely.com, o: 641/621-2730)

Ad/PR agency: AKC Marketing

LESTER BUILDING SYSTEMS LLC

1111 2nd Ave S., Lester Prairie, MN 55354; 320/395-2531, 800/826-4439

Web site: www.lesterbuildings.com

Year established: 1947

CEO/Pres: John Hill

Brand Mgr, Mktg: Stephanie Beste

Natl Sls Mgr: Larry Lembrich

Products: Pre-engineered wood frame buildings for

the farm, rural/equestrian lifestyle, low-rise

commercial and livestock markets

LINDSAY CORPORATION*

2222 N. 111th St. Omaha, NE 68164: 800/829-5300

Web site: www.zimmatic.com

Year established: 1955

Fiscal year: September-August

Number of employees: 1.000

CEO/Pres: Rick Parod

VP, Mktg: Dirk Lenie (dirk.lenie@lindsay.com)

VP. Nati Sls: Randy Wood

Products: Zimmatic center pivots and laterals;

Greenfield mini-pivots; GrowSmart precision

variable-rate irrigation; FieldNET remote control

Web-based irrigation management

Ad/PR agency: EG Integrated

Loveland

PRODUCTS

LOVELAND PRODUCTS, INC.*

3005 Rocky Mountain Ave, Loveland, CO 80538; 970/685-3300

Web site: www.lovelandproducts.com

Year established: 2003

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Agrium

Number of employees; 70

VP, Loveland Products Inc.: Brent Smith

(brent.smith@cpsagu.com)

Mktg Dir: Brian Knifong (brian.knifong@cpsagu.com)

Sls Dir: Billy Slade (billy.slade@cpsagu.com)

Intl Sls Dir: Chris Moore (chris.moore@cpsagu.com)

Supply Chain Dir: Dan McGuire (dan.mcguire@cpsagu.com)

Product Mgr, Non-Crop & Adjuvants: Jim Ward (jim.ward@cpsagu.com)

Product Mgr, Crop Protection Products: Jim Beach (jim.beach@cpsagu.com)

Product Mgr, Seed Treaments: Marty Robinson (marty.robinson@cpsagu.com)

Product Mgr, Plant Nutrition: Gunther Kreps (gunther.kreps@cpsagu.com)

Products: Herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides; adjuvant, plant nutrition, and seed treatment products

MANA (MAKHTESHIM AGAN OF NORTH AMERICA INC.)

3120 Highwoods Blvd, Ste 100, Raleigh, NC 27604;

919/256-9300, 866/406-6262

Web site: www.manainc.com

www.twittercom/MANAInc

Year established: 1945

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Makhteshim Agan Industries

Number of employees: 85

CEO: Rob Williams (rwilliams@manainc.com)

Mktg Leader: Sara Thieding Zinck(sthieding@manainc.com)

Brand Leader: Dave Downing (ddowning@manainc.com)

Brand Leader: Dave Rummel (drummel@manainc.com)

Brand Leader: Herb Young (hyoung@manainc.com)

Campaign Mktg Mgr: Dan Burke (dburke@manainc.com)

Graphic Design Leader: Sara Levy (slevy@manainc.com)

Products: Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, PGRs

and harvest aids

Ad agency: AdFarm

PR agency: Sage Virtual Communications

MAHINDRA USA INC.

9020 Jackrabbit Rd, Ste 600, Houston, TX 77095;

281/449-7771

Web site: www.mahindrausa.com

Year established: 1994

Pres: Mani Iyer

VP, Mktg & Strategic Ping: Cleo Franklin

Comms: Martin Cisneros (martin.cisneros@mahindrausa.com)

Products: Compact 4WD tractors, 2WD and 4WD utility tractors

Natural Products for Pest Management

MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS

2121 Second St, Ste B-107, Davis, CA 95618;

530/750-2800, 877/664-4476

Web site: www.marronebioinnovations.com

Year established: 2006

CEO/Founder: Pam Marrone

Sr VP, Commercial Ops: Hector Absi

Sls Dir: Neal Job

VP, Mktg: Kristie Jones

Products: Bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, and water treatment markets, including Regalia biofungicide, Grandevo bioinsecticide and Venerate bioinsecticide

Ad/PR agency: AdFarm (Sacramento)

MCCORMICK INTERNATIONAL USA INC.*

2590 Breckenridge Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096;

678/336-6400, 866/327-6733

Web site: www.mccormickusa.c.om

Year established: 2000

Number of employees: 50

CEO: Doug Rehor

Pres: Simeone Morra

(simeone.morra@mccormickusa.com)

Mktg Mgr: Tammie Meade-Snodgrass (tammie.meade-snodgrass@mccormickusa.com)

Products: Tractors, attachments, and implements

Ad agency: Calypso Advertising

MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH

556 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ 07091;

Web site: www.merck-animal-health-usa.com

Branch office: 35500 W. 91st St, DeSoto, KS 66018

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Merck

Products: Vaccines and pharmaceuticals for beef and dairy cattle, equine, swine, companion animals, poultry and aquaculture

Ad/PR agencies: Osborn Barr, Morgan&Myers, AdFarm, ICC Lowe

MERIAL LIMITED

3239 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096;

678/638-3000, 888/637-4251

Web site: www.merial.com

Year established: 1997

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Sanofi

Number of employees: 6,000

Pres/CEO: Carsten Hellmann

Comms Mgr: Michele Egan

(michele.egan@merial.com)

Products: Animal health products for cow/calf, feedlot, dairy, sheep, horses, and companion animals

Ad/PR agency: Sullivan Higdon & Sink

A better way forward

MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, MICHELIN AG DIV.

One Parkway S., PO Box 19001, Greenville, SC

29615; 864/458-5000, 877/838-8473

Web site: www.michelinag.com

www.twitter.com/MichelinAg

Year established: 1997

Fiscal year: January-December Number of employees: 25

VP, Mktg & Sls: Lawrence Bennett

Mktg Dir: Robyn Conrad (robyn.conrad@us.michelin.com)

Mkt Segment Mgr: James Crouch (james.crouch@us.michelin.com)

Comms Mgr: Meredith Rigdon (meredith.rigdon@us.michelin.com)

Products: Michelin radial-drive tires

Ad/PR agency: Osborn Barr

MILLER-ST. NAZIANZ INC.

511 E. Main St, St. Nazianz. WI 54232-0127; 920/773-2121

Web site: www.millerstn.com

Year established: 1899

Number of employees: 285

CEO: John W. Miller

Mktg Dir: Tim Criddle (timc@millerstn.com)

Products: Miller Nitro, Condor and Atlas self-propelled application equipment, contact Bob Schnell (bobs@millerstn.com); Miller Ag-Bag silage bagging equipment, contact Taylor Weisensel (weisensel@millerstn.com)

MIRACO-MIRAFOUNT*

PO Box 686, Grinnell, IA 50112; 641/236-5822, 800/541-7866

Web site: www.miraco.com

Year established: 1982

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 30

CEO/Pres/Ad Mgr: Carter Thomson

Dir Mktg: Mike Witt

Products: Livestock waterers--Mirafount, BigSpring, LilSpring, LilFount, E-Fount. EquiFount; feed bunks, pet waterers, contact Carter Thomson

Ad agency: Solutions Inc.

MONSANTO COMPANY

800 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63167; 314/694-1000, 800/768-6387

Web site: www.monsanto.com

www.facebook.com/MonsantoCo

www.twitter.com/MonsantoCo

Year established: 2000

Fiscal year: September-August

Number of employees: 22,000

CEO: Hugh Grant

CFO: Pierre Courduroux

Pres/Chief Commercial Officer: Brett Begemann Chief

Technology Officer: Robb Fraley

Exec VP, Global Strategy: Kerry Preete

Products: Roundup Ready soybeans; Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans; Vistive soybeans; Vistive Gold soybeans; Vistive low-linolenic soybeans; Genuity SmartStax com; Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete corn; Genuity VT Double PRO corn; Genuity VT Double PRO RIB Complete corn; Genuity VT Triple PRO corn; YieldGard VT Triple corn; Processor Preferred corn; Genuity Bollgard II cotton; Genuity Roundup Ready Flex cotton; Genuity Bollgard II with Roundup Ready Flex Cotton; Genuity Roundup Ready alfalfa; Genuity Roundup Ready sugarbeets; Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.

Ad/PR agencies: Paradowski; Osborn Barr; The Brighton Agency; McCormick Company

MORTON BUILDINGS, INC.*

252 W. Adams St, PO Box 399, Morton, IL

61550-0399; 309/263-7474, 800/447-7436

Web site: mortonbuildings.com

Year established: 1903

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 1,800+

Mktg Mgr: Brian Haraf

(brian.haraf@mortonbuildings.com)

Products: Horse barns, garages, storage buildings, commercial buildings, farm storage buildings or homes

THE MOSAIC COMPANY

3033 Campus Dr, Ste E-490, Plymouth, MN 55441; 763/577-2700

Web site: www.mosaicco.com

www.facebook.com/MosaicCompany

www.twitter.com/MosaicCompany

Year established: 2004

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 8,000

Pres/CEO: Jim Prokopanko

Sr VP, Commercial: Rick McLellan

Sr Dir, Mktg & Agronomy: Kevin Kimm

Mktg Dir: Brian Olson

Mktg Brand Mgr: Mindy Dale (mindy.dale@mosaicco.com)

Mktg Brand Mgr: Mara Ryan (mara.ryan@mosaicco.com)

Products: Fertilizer--phosphates, potash, K-Mag, MicroEssentials, Pegasus, Aspire; feed ingredients--Biofos, Dyna-K, Dynamate, and Nexfos

Ad/PR agency: broadhead.

NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS*

421 Leader St, Marion, OH 43302; 740/382-5701, 800/622-4877

Web site: www.nachurs.com

Year established: 1946

Fiscal year: August-July

Number of employees: 100

Pres: Neil Dolson (dolsonn@nachurs-alpine.com)

VP, Sls & Mktg: Murray Van Zeggelaar (vanzeggelaarm@nachurs-alpine.com)

Mktg Lead: Jenny Nash (nashj@nachurs.com)

Products: NACHURS high-quality liquid starter and foliar fertilizers; EDTA chelated micronutrients

Ad/PR agency: In-house

NEW HOLLAND NORTH AMERICA

500 Diller Ave, New Holland, PA 17557;

717/355-1121, 866/639-4563

Web site: www.newholland.com/na

www.facebook.com/NewHollandNA

www.twitter.com/NHAgriculture

Year established: 1895

Parent company: CNH America LLC

Pres/CEO: Franco Fusignani

VP, N.A.: Abe Hughes

Brand Mktg Dir, N.A.: Mark Hooper (mark.hooper@newholland.com)

Comms Mgr: Dawn Pelon (dawn.pelon@newholland.com)

Products: Agricultural tractors, compact tractors, harvesting equipment, hay & forage equipment, seeding & application equipment, attachments & loaders for compact tractors, skid steers & materials handling, utility vehicles, precision framing & guidance systems, compact excavators, compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders, loader backhoes, tractor loaders

Ad/PR: Charleston | Orwig

NOVARTIS ANIMAL HEALTH US INC.

3200 Northline Ave, Ste 300. Greensboro, NC

27408; 800/447-2391

Web site: www.ah.novartis.us

Branch office: 1447 140th St, Larchwood. IA 51241

VP, Company Comms: Joseph Burkett

Comms Mgr, Company Comms: Julie Groce

PR agency: Gibbs & Soell Public Relations

NOVOZYMES BIOAG INC.

13100 W. Lisbon Ave, Ste 600, Brookfield, WI

53005; 262/957-2000, 800/558-1003

Web site: www.bioag.novozymes.com

Year established: 1905 (Novozymes A/S)

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Novozymes

Number of employees: 75

Pres, Novozymes BioAg: Trevor Thiessen (TVOT@novozymes.com)

Sls Mgr, N.A.: Dorn Severtson (DJSV@novozymes.com)

Mktg Mgr, N.A.: Charlie Hampton (CRHP@novozymes.com)

Mktg Mgr, U.S.: David Fox (DLFXEL@novozymes.com)

Mktg Comms Mgr: Colby Mower (MWCY@novozymes.com)

Customer Solns Mgr: Cathy Soanes (CHYS@novozymes.com)

Products: BioFertility, BioYield enhancement and BioControl technologies: Optimize, Optimize Gold, TagTeam LCO, TagTeam, Cell-Tech, Nitragin Gold, JumpStart LCO, JumpStart, QuickRoots, Ratchet, contact Colby Mower (MWCY@novozymes.com)

Ad/PR agency: AdFarm

NOVUS INTERNATIONAL INC.

20 Research Park Dr, St. Charles, MO 63304; 314/576-8886, 800/568-0088 Web site:

www.novusint.com

www.facebook.com/NovusInt

www.twitter.com/NovusInt

Year established: 1991

Fiscal year: April-March

Parent company: Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.

Number of employees: 800*

Pres/CEO: Thad Simons

VP, Sls & Mktg: Samson Li

Global Mktg Dir: Michael Gerrits

Exec Mgr, Global Poultry Applied Solns: Marc Decoux (marc.decoux@novusint.com)

Exec Mgr, Global Swine & Aqua Applied Solns: Francisco Gomes (francisco.gomes@novusint.com)

Exec Mgr, Mktg Comms: Tracy Barfield (tracy.barfield@novusint.com)

Products: ALIMET and MHA feed supplements, ACTIVATE nutritional feed acid, ACIDOMIX preservative premixture, ADVENT coccidiosis control, CIBENZA feed additive, MINTREX chelated trace mineral. SANTOQUIN feed preservative, MERAMET aquaculture feed additive AGRADO feed antioxidant and many other specialty ingredients

NUFARM AMERICAS INC.*

11901 S. Austin Ave, Alsip, IL 60803, 800/345-3330

Web site: www.nufarm.comius

Branch office: 4020 Aerial Center Pkwy, Ste 101, Morrisville, NC 27560

Fiscal year: August-July

Parent company: Nufarm Inc.

Number of employees: 2,500

Pres: Darryl Matthews

Exec VP. Ag Sls & Mktg: Greg Thompson

Dir, Branding & Mktg Svcs: Brian Rund (briansund@us.nufarm.com)

Comms Mgr: Erika Canady

Products: Weedar and Weedone Phenoxy brands;

Credit glyphosate brands; Assert herbicides;

Maestro bromoxynil brands; Nuprid imidacloprid insectide; Champ/Champion copper fungicides; Agri-Mycin, Mycoshield and BlightBan bactericides; RiteWay, Typy, TypRus and RiteSize PGRs

NUTRA-FLO CO.

1919 Grand Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106; 712/277-2011, 800/831-4815

Web site: www.nutra-flo.com

Year established: 1954

Pres/CEO: Raun Lohry (rlohry@kay-flo.com)

Mktg Dir: Eric Lohry (elohry@kay-flo.com)

Products: Nutra-Flo liquid fertilizer, Kay-Dee livestock supplements, Nulex zinc micronutrients, Nutra-Flo peptide proteins, Ultra-Phos monocalcium phosphate

The Global Positioning System

OMNISTAR

8200 Westglen Dr, Houston. TX 77063;

832/538-0200, 888/666-4782

Web site: www.omnistar.com

Year established: 1996

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Trimble

Number of employees: 30

Regi Sls Rep: John Pointon (jpointon@omnistar.com)

Products: Differential GNSS correction services for precision agriculture, including GLONASS

OXBO INTERNATIONAL CORP.*

100 Bean St, Clear Lake, WI 54005; 715/263-2112

Web site: www.oxbocorp.com

Year established: 1970

Number of employees: 400

CEO/Pres: Gary Stich

VP, Sls: Andy Talbott

VP, Mktg: Mike Miller

Products: Vineyard harvesting, mechanization and spraying equipment; vegetable, fruit, citrus, seed and field corn harvesting equipment, hay mergers, self-propelled application equipment

Ad/PR agency: Cross Country Marketing

PBI GORDON CORPORATION

1217W. 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64101; 816/421-4070, 800/821-7925

Web site: www.pbigordon.com

Year established: 1947

Fiscal year: November-October

Number of employees: 350

Chmn: W. E. Mealman

Pres/CEO: Donald A. Chew

Sr VP, Corp Svcs/CFO: Stephanie Christensen

Sr VP/Gen Mgr, Pest Mgmt Unit: Tom Hoffman

VP, Consumer Animal Products Sls/Gen Mgr & VP, Pet-Ag: Rick Blomquist

VP, Consumer Lawn & Garden, Farm Products,

Commercial Products Sls: Barry Glover

VP, Professional & T&O Product Sls & Spec Ag

Products: Mark Miller

Gen Mgr & VP, Pegasus Laboratories:

Jeff Santosuosso

VP & Asst Secy, Pegasus Laboratories:

Donna Logan

Products: Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fertilizers, plant growth regulators, companion animal health products, veterinary health care

PATZ CORPORATION

917 Business 141, PO Box 7, Pound, WI 54161;

920/897-2251, 800/236-7280

Web site: www.patzcorp.com

www.facebook.com/PatzCorp

Year established: 1948

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 140

CEO/Pres: Darrell Patz

VP, Mktg: Jon Patz

Nati Sls Mgr: Curt Tisler (curttisler@patzcorp.com)

Intl Sls Mgr: John Runge (johnrunge@patzcorp.com)

Mktg Mgr: Barb Sailer (barbsailer@patzcorp.com)

Products: Vertical mixers (140-1580 cu ft, single/twin/triple screw, stationary, trailer, truck mount), silo unloaders, belt feeders, chain/flite/belt conveyors, material movers, vertical pit pumps, agitators, SmartClean alley & shuttle box scrapers, gutter cleaners and bale/bedding choppers

PFISTER SEEDS LLC

201 Knollwood Dr, Ste A, Champaign, IL 61820;

888/647-3478

Web site: www.pfisterhybrid.com

Year established: 2009

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Dow AgroSciences

Number of employees: 25

Sls Mgr: Dennis Clark (dclark@pfisterseeds.com)

Products: Corn and soybean seed

PROPARTNERS FINANCIAL

8550 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 55042;

866/822-7402

Web site: www.ppfcredit.com

Year established: 2001

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 72

Sr VP, Marketplace: Ted Cybularz

VP, Nati Accts: Lee Shepard

VP, Mktg & Strategy: Vince Zortman

Products: Custom financing solutions for the grower

customers agricultural input suppliers

Ad/PR agency: Take it to Eleven

PURINA ANIMAL NUTRITION

1080W. County Rd F, Shoreview, MN 55126;

651/481-2222

Web site: www.purinamills.com

Branch office: Purina Animal Nutrition Center, 100 Danforth Dr, Gray Summit, MO 63039;

636/742-6100

Year established: 1894

Number of employees: 3,000+

COO, Purina Animal Nutrition: Dave Hoogmoed

VP, Sls, Purina Animal Nutrition: Brian Gier

Sr Dir, Lifestyle Mktg: Pete Theisen

Sr Dir, Livestock Mktg: Dan Moran

Sr Dir, Brand Strategy: Mark Chenoweth

Dir, Integrated Mktg & Comms: Pat van der Lugt

Products: Animal teed for livestock and lifestyle animals

Ad/PR agency: Calle + McVay

RABO AGRIFINANCE

12443 Olive Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63141;

314/317-8000, 855/722-7766

Web site: www.raboag.com

www.facebook.com/RaboAg

www.twitter.com/RaboAg

Regional offices: Cedar Falls, IA; Wichita, KS; Sarasota, FL; Spokane, WA Year established: 2003

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Rabobank Group

Number of employees: 525+

Pres/CEO: Neil Dobbin

Managing Dir, Upper Midwest Region: Shawn

Smeins

Managing Dir, Southeast Region: Eric Bonnett

Managing Dir, Delta Region: Ryan Nichols

Managing Dir, Plains Region: Van Dewey

Managing Dir, Pacific Northwest Region:

Charlie McElligott

VP. Mktg: John Zeloski (john.zeloski@rabaag.com)

PR Dir: Sarah Kolell (sarah.kolell@raboag.com)

Products: Value-added financial products and services in support of leading producers and agribusinesses, including loans, insurance, input financing, middle-market agribusiness loans, and effective risk management products

RAIN AND HAIL*

9200 Northpark Dr., Ste 300, Johnston, IA

50131-3006; 515/559-1000, 800/776-4045 Web site: www.rainhail.com

Year established: 1919

Parent company: ACE Group

Number of employees: 400+

Products: Agriculture insurance products, including multiple peril crop insurance, crop-hail, supporting crop "niche" products, livestock, farm/ranch owners, commercial auto, umbrella and farm management

Ad/PR agency: AdFarm

RAVEN INDUSTRIES*

205 E. 6th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104; 605/336-2750

Web site: www.ravenind.com

Pres/CEO: Dan Rykhus

Mktg Dir: Paul Welbig (paul.welbig@ravenind.com)

Sls Mgr: Denton Schwiesow (denton.schwiesow@ravenind.com)

Mktg Supv: Ryan Molitor (ryan.molitor@ravenind.com)

Products: Field computers, application controls, guidance & steering, GPS, planter & seeder controls, yield monitoring, and boom controls Ad/PR agency: Paulsen Marketing

REINKE MANUFACTURING CO. INC.

1040 Road 5300, PO Box 566, Deshler, NE 68340; 402/365-7251

Web site: www.reinke.com

Year established: 1954

Fiscal year: July-June

Number of employees: 500+

CEO/Pres: Chris Roth (chrisroth@reinke.com)

VP, Mktg: Tim Goldhammer (timgoldhammer@reinke.com)

Domestic Irrigation Dir: Mark Mesloh (markmesloh@reinke.com)

Mktg Supv: Beth Landau (bethlandau@reinke.com)

Products: Mechanized agricultural irrigation systems

Ad/PR agency: Swanson Russell

Fresh Water For Life

RITCHIE INDUSTRIES INC.*

120 S. Main, PO Box 730, Conrad, IA 50621;

800/747-0222

Web site: www.ritchiefount.com

Year established: 1921

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 90

Mktg Svcs: Ruth Peterson (rpeterson@ritchiefount.com)

Products: Livestock watering equipment

ROB-SEE-CO

Waterloo, NE; 855/450-1822

Web site: www.robseeco.com

Owner/CEO: Rob Robinson COO: Lyn Ramsey

Gen Sls Mgr: Steve Pike Reg'l

Sls Mgr: Jim Emanuel

Products: Corn and soybean seed

ROTAM*

4900 Koger Blvd, Ste 140, Greensboro, NC 27407;

336/346-8802, 866/927-6826

Web site: www.rotam.com

Year established: 2005

Fiscal year: January-December

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Parent company: Rotam Group

Number of employees: 8

N.A. Regl Mgr: Thomas Chavez

Mktg Mgr: Mike Adams

Products: Abacus, Montana, Toledo, Plotter, Lucid, Lada, Rometsol, Primero, Volta, contact Mike Adams or Thomas Chavez

SFP*

11550 Ash, Ste 220, Leawood, KS 66211;

888/446-GROW

Web site: www.sfp.com

Year established: 1998

Number of employees: 56

Pres/CEO: Larry Sanders (jIsanders@sfp.com)

Exec VP: John Hardy (jhardy@sfp.com)

VP, Mkt Dev: Jake Sanders (jsanders@sfp.com)

Ad/PR agency: Osborn Barr

SELECT SIRES*

11740 US 42 N., PO Box 143, Plain City, IN 43064-0143; 614/873-4683 Web site: www.selectsires.com

Year established: 1965 Pres/CEO: David Thorbahn (dcthorbahn@selectsires.com)

VP, Dairy Sire Product Line & Sls Mgmt: Blaine Crosser (bcrosser@selectsires.com)

VP, Genetic Programs: Chuck Settler (csattler@selectsires.com)

VP, US Mkt Dev: Lyle Kruse (Ikruse@selectsires.com)

VP, Intl Dev: Joel Mergler (jmergler@selectsires.com) VP, Beef Genetics: Aaron Arnett (aarnett@selectsires.com) Products: Dairy and beef cattle genetics. herd-management products, breeding supplies, animal health products, reproductive services, and nitrogen tanks

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SHUR-CO LLC

2309 Shur-Lok St, PO Box 713, Yankton, SD 57078;

605/665-6000, 800/474-8756 Web site: www.shurco.com

www.facebook.com/GenuineShurCo

www.twitter.com/GenuineShurCo

Shur-Co of ND: 920 38th St NW, Fargo, ND 58102; 877/868-4488

Year established: 1992

Fiscal year: January-December Number of employees: 300 Natl OEM Sls Mgr: Kevin Teichroew (kteichroew@shur-co.com)

Sls & Mktg Dir: Mike Krajewski (mkrajewski@shur-co.com)

Products: Shur-Lok roll tarp systems, 4500 Series-HD electric option, ProTrap electric hopper door opener, contact Bill Nelson (bnelson@shur-co.com)

SIMPLOT AGRIBUSINESS*

999 Main St, Ste 1300, Boise, ID 83702; 208/336-2110

Web site: www.simplot.com

Year established; 1935

Fiscal year: September-August

Parent company: J.R. Simplot Company

Number of employees: 10,000

Pres: Garrett Lofto

VP, Bus Dev & Mktg: John Malinowski

Product Dev Dir: Steve Paoletti (steve.paoletti@simplot.com)

Mktg Dir: Kathy Carlson (kathy.carlson@simplot.com)

Mkt Solutions Mgr: Kristi Smith (kristi.smith@simplot.com)

Products: Plant nutrients (wholesale/retail): feed phosphate ingredients; crop, seed and turf input retailer

SIPCAMADVAN

2525 Meridian Pkwy, Ste 350, Durham, NC 27713;

919/226-1195, 800/295-0733

Web site: www.sipcamadvan.com

www.facebook.com/SipcamAdvan

www.twittercom/SipcamAdvanAg

Year established: 1986

Parent company: Sipcam-Oxon Number of employees: 25

CEO: Stefano della Torre

Joint COO: Adam Burnhams (aburnhams@sipcamadvan.com)

Joint COO: Andrew Bodane (abodane@sipcamadvan.com)

Ag Sls Mgr: Scott Peterson (speterson@sipcamadvan.com)

Product Mgr: Giovanni Mattaini (gmattaini@sipcamadvan.com)

Products: Fungicides--Echo 720, Echo 90DF, Echo Zn, Muscle ADV, Muscle 3.6F, Contans WG; herbicides--Atrazine, Sim-Trol, Stalwart, Stalwart C. Stalwart MTZ, Stalwart Xtra, Stalwart Xtra lite; Cocoon; Odor Hunter

SNYDER INDUSTRIES

PO Box 4583, Lincoln, NE 68504; 402/467-5221

Web site: www.snydernet.com

Year established: 1957

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 300

VP, Sls & Mktg: Michael Spurrier

Natl Sls Mgr, Ag Div: Rick Wagner (sales@snydernet.com)

Ad Mgr: Connie Lintz

Products: Polyethylene tanks--storage, applicator, transport, DOT., water, contact Rick Wagner (sales@snydernet.com)

SOUTHERN STATES COOPERATIVE INC.*

PO Box 26234, Richmond, VA 23233; 866/372-8272

Web site: www.southernstates.com

Year established: 1923

Fiscal year: July-June

Number of employees: 4,500

Pres/CEO: Tom Scribner

VP, Sls: Jerry Walker (jerry.walker@sscoop.com)

VP, HR: Betsy Hill (betsy.hill@sscoop.com)

VP, Mktg & Comms: Steve Patterson

(steve.patterson@sscoop.com)

Mktg Dir: Houston Staton

(houston.staton@sscoop.com)

Mgr. Branding & Mktg: Jennifer Gwyn(jennifer.gwyn@sscoop.com)

Mgr, Customer Insights: Greg Bucko

(greg.bucko@sscoop.com)

Mgr, Online Mktg & Comms: Jeff Reger (jeff.reger@sscoop.com)

Sls Training Mgr: Carter Iseman (carter.iseman@sscoop.com)

Investor Relations/Corp PR: Turner Gravitt (turner.gravitt@sscoop.com)

Ad agencies: AdPlex; Barber Martin Advertising; Classic Graphics

SPECIALTY HYBRIDS

306 N. Main St, Monticello, IN 47960; 219/984-5837, 800/545-8611

Web site: www.specialtyhybrids.com

Year established: 1928

Fiscal year: September-August

Gen Mgr: Dennis Schlott

(dennis.schlott@specialtyhybrids.com)

Sls Ops/Safety Mgr: Martin Huseman (marty.huseman@specialtyhybrids.com)

Regl Sls Mgr: Jeremy Kelly

(jeremy.kelly@specialtyhybrids.com)

Regl Sls Mgr: Larry Pell

(larry.pell@specialtyhybrids.com)

Product Mgr/Sls Agronomist: Matt Willard (matt.willard@specialtyhybrids.com)

Products: Corn (GENSS-RIB, GENVT3Pro-RIB, GENVT2Pro-RIB, YieldGard VT3, Roundup Ready Corn), Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield Soybeans

Ad/PR agency: Brighton

STINE SEED COMPANY

22555 Laredo Trl, Adel, IA 50003; 800/362-2510

Web site: www.stineseed.com

www.facebook.com/StineSeed

www.twitter.com/StineSeed

Year established: 1979

Fiscal year: January-December

VP. Sls & Mktg: Myron Stine (mestine@stineseed.com)

VP/Production Mgr: Chuck Hansen

(crhansen@stineseed.com)

Natl Mktg & Sls Dir: David Thompson

(dpthompson@stineseed.com)

Corn Product Tech Advisor: Warren Stine

(whstine@stineseed.com)

Corn Product Mgr: John Henschen (jhensch57@aol.com)

Products: Seed corn, soybean seed, Stine HP corn

Ad/PR agency: Trilix

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STOLLER USA

4001 W. Sam Houston Pkwy, Ste 100, Houston, TX

77043; 713/461-1493, 800/539-5283

Web site: www.stollerusa.com

Year established: 1972

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 270

CEO/Pres: Jerry Stoller

Gen Mgr: Wayne Smith

Mktg Dir: Jeff Morgan (jmorgan@stollerusa.com)

Products: Products to manage stress and hormone balance in crops--Bio-Forge, BioForge ST for seed treatment; specialty foliar nutrition products; chelated micronutrients; dry soluble NPK; pest management products; organic certified products

Ad agency: The McCormick Company

SUKUP MANUFACTURING CO.

PO Box 677, 1555 255th St, Sheffield, IA 50475; 641/892-4222

Web site: www.sukup.com

www.facebook.com/SukupMfg

www.twittercom/SukupMfg

Year established: 1963

Fiscal year: December-November

Number of employees: 600

Pres: Charles Sukup (charles@sukup.com)

Natl Sls Mgr: Diane Hughes (dhughes@sukup.com)

Ad Dir: Nicole Poock (npoock@sukup.com)

Bin Sls Mgr: John Hanig (jhanig@sukup.com)

Dryer Sls Mgr: Kerry Hartwig (khartwig@sukup.com)

Intl Sls Mgr: John Bowes (jbowes@sukup.com)

Products: Sukup grain bins, contact John Hanig (jhanig@sukup.com, o: 641/892-8121); Sukup grain dryers, contact Kerry Hartwig (khartwig@sukup.com, o: 641/892-8125); Sukup grain drying and aeration fans, Fastir stirring machines. Sweepway bin unloading equipment, Hawk Cut & ZipperLok bin floors, Cyclone pneumatic grain conveying, contact Diane Hughes (dhughes@sukup.com, o: 641/892-8109); Sukup material handling equipment, contact Bob Dieckmann (rdieckmann@sukup.com, o: 641/892-4222); Sukup steel buildings, contact John Rooney (jrooney@sukup.com, o: 641/892-8122)

Ad/PR agency: In-house

SYNGENTA, NORTH AMERICA

PO Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419; 336/632-6000, 800/334-9481

Web site: www.syngenta-us.com

19 www.facebook.com/FarmAssist

www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS

Syngenta Region Headquarters: 11055 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305; 612/656-8600

Year established: 2000

N. Amer Region Dir: Vern Hawkins N. Amer Region Dir: David Morgan Head, Customer

Mktg & Svcs: Dan Burdett Head, Mktg Svcs: Greg Peters (greg.peters@syngenta.com)

Comms Mgr: Wendell Calhoun (wendell.calhoun@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Bob Callanan (bob.callanan@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Beverly Larson (bev.larson@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Mary DeMers (mary.demers@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Melissa Lord (melissa.lord@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Jodie McClement (jodie.mcclement@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: Staci Monson (staci.monson@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Ag: David Pinon (david.pinon@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Turf & Landscape: Mark LaFleur (mark.lafleur@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Syngenta Flowers: Jennifer Oliveri (tracey.gorrell@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Syngenta Flowers: Melanie Fernandes (melanie.fernandes@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Syngenta Flowers: Ebony Busby (ebony.busby@syngenta.com)

Comms Lead, Professional Pest Mgmt: Kristin Oakley (kristin.oakley@syngenta.com)

Events Lead: Norma Standerford (norma.standerford@syngenta.com)

Head, Corp Comms: Paul Minehart (paul.minehart@syngenta.com)

Corp Comms Mgr: Ann Bryan (ann.bryan@syngenta.com)

Corp Comms Mgr: Pam Molitor (pam.molitor@syngenta.com)

Corp Comms Mgr: Lori Schwind (lori.schwind@syngenta.com)

Products: Crop protection, seeds, seed treatment, and professional products Ad agency: Martin/Williams

PR agency: Gibbs & Soell Inc.

Irrigation Systems

151 E. Hwy 6 & AB Rd, PO Box 1047, Hastings, NE

68902-1047; 402/462-4128, 800/330-4264

Web site: www.tlirr.com

Year established: 1965

Number of employees: 250+

Products: Hydraulically powered pivot irrigation systems

Ad/PR agency: Brush Art Corporation

TEEJET TECHNOLOGIES

North Ave at Schmale Rd, PO Box 7900, Wheaton, IL 60187-7901; 630/665-5000

Web site: www.teejet.com

11 www.facebook.com/pages/TeeJet-Technologies/125735830804290

www.twitter.com/TeeJetTech

Year established: 1937

Global Mktg Comms Mgr: Tim Stuenkel (tim.stuenkel@teejet.com)

Products: Spray nozzles, GPS guidance, mapping software, GPS receivers and accessories, auto steering products, boom section control, application control equipment, machine monitoring products

Precision Agriculture

TOPCON PRECISION AGRICULTURE 7400 National Dr, Livermore, CA 94550; 925/245-8300

Web site: www.topconpa.com

Branch offices: 16900W. 118th Terr, Olathe, KS 66061:14 Park Way, Mawson Lakes, SA 5095, Australia; Avenida de la Industria 35, Tres Cantos 28760, Spain

Year established: 1988

Fiscal year: Apr-Mar

Number of employees: 150

Pres: Albert Zahalka (azahalka@topcon.com)

Dir, Engineering: Ove Luehrs (oluehrs@topcon.com)

Dir, Product Mgmt: Kevin Cobb (kcobb@topcon.com)

Dir, Mktg & Bus Dev: Mike Gomes (mgomes@topcon.com)

Sr Dir, Worldwide OEM: Bob McCloskey (bmccloskey@topcon.com)

Product Mktg Mgr: Joe Robertson (jrobertson@topcon.com)

Products: Complete precision ag control systems for guidance, autosteering, variable-rate control, auto section control, single- and multiple-product variable-rate application, crop canopy sensing for variable-rate "On The Go," SGIS desktop farm management software, GPS and laser systems for water management, landforming, surveing and field design; crop input controls, contact Brian Sorbe (bsorbe@topcon.com); systems architecture, contact Andrew Davis (adavis@topcon.com); GNSS and machine control, contact Bruce Stephens (bstephens@topcon.com); farm information services. contact Dr. Joe Tevis (jtevis@topcon.com) Ad/PR agency: In-house

TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LTD.

10368 Westmoor Dr, Ste 100, Westminster, CO 80021

Web site: www.trimble.com/agriculture

www.facebook.com/pages/Trimble-Agriculture/276816796600

www.twitter.comfTrimble_Ag

Year established: 1978

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 5,000

Mktg Comms Mgr: Courtney Gaudet (courtney_gaudet@trimble.com)

Events Mgr: Rebecca Hopkins (rebecca_hopkins@trimble.com)

Mktg Comms Spec: Caroline McKinney (caroline_mckinney@trimble.com)

Mktg Comms Spec: Brian Stark (brian_stark@trimble.com)

PR Generalist: Silvia McLachlan (silvia_mclachlan@trimble.com)

Mktg Comms Spec: Jenny Wilson (jenny_wilson@trimble.com)

Products: Connected Farm, TMX-2050 display, CFX-750 display, FmX integrated display; EZ-Guide 250 system; Autopilot automated steering system; EZ-Pilot assisted steering system; EZ-Steer assisted steering system; Field-10 crop input control system; TrueTracker implement steering system; TrueGuide implement guidance system; Harvest solution for Yield Monitoring; FieldLevel II system; WM-Drain farm drainage solution; WM-Topo survey system; Tru Count Clutches by Trimble; WeedSeeker and GreenSeeker products; Rawson variable-rate drives; Farm Works field and office software solutions: and a variety of laser systems for water management

UNITED PHOSPHORUS INC.*

630 Freedom Business Ctr, Ste 402, King of

Prussia, PA 19406:610/491-2800

Web site: www.upi-usa.com

Fiscal year: April-March

Parent company: United Phosphorus Ltd.

Pres/CEO: Jeff Allison (jeff.allison@uniphos.com)

Mktg Dir: Karen Westcott (karen.westcott@uniphos.com)

Products: Post-patent crop protection

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UNVERFERTH MANUFACTURING CO. INC.

PO Box 357, Kalida, OH 45853; 419/532-3121

Web site: www.unverferth.com

Year established: 1948

Fiscal year: October-September

CEO/Pres: R. Unverferth

VP, Sls & Mktg: Daniel Fanger

Sls Mgr: Mike Ellerbrook

Ad Mgr: Jerry Ecklund (jerrye@unverferth.com)

Products: Sprayers; tillage equipment; hay and grain handling equipment; agricultural dual and specialty changeover wheels

Ad agency: McCormick Company

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VALENT U.S.A. CORPORATION

PO Box 8025, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-8025;

925/256-2700, 800/682-5368

Web site: www.valent.com

Year established: 1991

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.

Number of employees: 250

CEO/Pres: Mike Donaldson

VP, Sls: Matt Plitt

Products: Herbicides, insecticides, miticides, insect growth regulators, plant growth regulators, nematicides, biological insecticides and plant growth regulators, fungicides, seed protection, and product for organic production

Ad/PR agency: archer>malmo

VALLEY IRRIGATION

28800 Ida St. Valley, NE 68064; 402/359-2201

Web site: www.valleyirrigation.com

www.facebook.com/pages/Valleykrigtation/108960939238716

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Year established: 1954

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Valmont Industries

VP, Global Mktg: Matt Ondrejko(matlondrejko@valmont.com)

Global Mktg Mgr: Michelle Stolte(mstolte@valmont.com)

Mktg Content Editor: Shannon Peterson

(shannon.oneillpeterson@valmont.com)

Brand Mgr: Jill Zwiener (jill.zwiener@valmont.com)

Products: Valley center pivots, Valley linears, and Valley Corners and DropSpan, remote irrigation management, VRI

Ad/PR agency: Rhea + Kaiser

VERMEER CORPORATION*

1210 Vermeer Rd, Pella, IA 50219; 641/628-3141

Web site: www.vermeer.com

Year established: 1948

Number of employees: 3,275

Pres/CEO: Mary Andringa

Chmn of the Board: Bob Vermeer

VP. Forage Solns: David Corbin

Forage Solns Dir: Joe Michaels

Forage Solns Mkt Mgr: Jessica Reis

Forage Solns Sls Mgr: Bret Julian

Products: Large round balers, mowers, tedders, rakes, bale processors

Ad/PR agency: Lessing Flynn

WICK BUILDINGS

405 Walter Rd, PO Box 38, Mazomanie, WI 53560:

608/795-2294, 800/356-9682

Web site: www.wickbuildings.com

Year established: 1954

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 300

Pres/Gen Mgr: Tom Wick (tom.wick@wickbuildings.com)

Mktg Dir: Bret Buelo (bret.buelo@wickbuildings.com)

Asst Natl Sls Mgr: Larry Edema (larry.edema@wickbuildings.com)

Products: Post frame metal buildings, contact Bret Buelo

WIL-RICH LLC*

PO Box 1030, 17885 Hwy 13, Wahpeton, ND

58075; 701/642-2621, 800/688-3300

Web site: www.wil-rich.com

Year established: 1964

Number of employees: 120

CEO/Pres: Victor Klosterman

Mktg Dir/Natl Sls Mgr: Jim Balstad (jbalstad@wil-rich.com)

Sls Promo/Mktg Mgr: Leah Larson (leah.larson@amitytech.com)

Products: Field cultivators, planter bars, harrows, row crop cultivators, sprayers, chisel plows, cutter chisels, moldboard plows, rippers, disk harrows, shredder, seedbed finishers and rolling packers

Ad agency: How 2 Creative Services

WILBUR-ELLIS COMPANY

345 California St. 27th FI, San Francisco, CA 94104; 415/772-4000

Web site: www.wilburellis.com

www.facebook.com/WilburEllisCompany

www.twitter.com/WillburEllisCo

Agribusiness Div: 1801 Oakland Blvd, Ste 210, Walnut Creek, CA 94586; 415/772-4060, FAX: 415/772-9821

Feed Div: 2001 S.E. Columbia River Dr, Ste 200, Vancouver, WA 98661

Year established: 1921

Products: Marketing, distribution and formulation of plant protection products, fertilizer and feed

WINFIELD

1080 County Rd F W., Shoreview, MN 55126;

651/375-2222, 800/328-9680

Web site: www.winfield.com

www.facebook.com/WinFieldInsight

www.twitter.comNVinFieldInsight

Year established: 2007

Fiscal year: January-December

Parent company: Land O'Lakes

Number of employees: 1,500+

VP, Mktg: Mitch Eviston

VP, Sls: John Romines

Dir, Integrated Mktg Comms: Faye Bliese

Products: Adjuvants, including InterLock, MasterLock, and PowerLock; CROPLAN seed; data and research-driven programs to maximize yield--Answer Plot, R7 Tool, NutriSolutions Tool; herbicides, insecticides and fungicides; granular and liquid micronutrients, including MAX-IN micronutrients, and Ascend plant growth regulator; seed treatments and grain protectants

Ad/PR agency: Colle + McVoy

WYFFELS HYBRIDS INC.

13344 US Hwy 6, Geneseo, IL 61254-8487;

309/944-8334, 800/369-7833

Web site: www.wyffels.com

www.facebook.com/WyffelsHybrids

www.twitter.com/WyffelsHybrids

Year established: 1952

Fiscal year: September-August

Number of employees: 110 full-time. 500 part-time Mktg Dir: Jeff Hartz (jhartz@wyffels.com)

Products: Hybrid seed corn

ZINPRO

10400 Viking Dr, Ste 240, Eden Prairie, MN 55344; 952/983-4000, 800/445-6145

Web site: www.zinpro.com

Year established: 1971

Fiscal year: January-December

Number of employees: 275

CEO: Michael Anderson

Pres/COO: William Scrimgeour

EVP, Global Sls & Mktg: Joseph Carrica

VP, Sls, Americas: Russ Wyllie

Mktg Mgr, Americas: Brad Frisvold

Products: Organic trace minerals, including 4-Plex, Availa-4, Availa-Plus, Availa-Sow, ZINPRO zinc methionine, CuPlex copper lysine, Manpro manganese methionine, Copro cobalt glucoheptonate and AvailaMins

Ad/PR agencies: Confluence Marketing; Woodruff Sweitzer

ZOETIS (FORMERLY PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH)

100 Campus Dr, PO Box 651, Florham Park, NJ 07932; 855/963-8471

Web site: www.zoetisus.com

www.facebook.com/ZoetisSupportsAg

Year established: 2013

Fiscal year: January-December Number of employees: 9,300 Comms Dir: Rebecca Cisek (rebecca.cisek@zoetis.com)

New Products Mktg Dir: Klaas Okkinga (klaas.okkinga@zoetis.com)

Cattle Mktg Comms Mgr: Rebecca Lambert (rebecca.lambert@zoetis.com)

Swine Mktg: Christina Lood (christina.lood@zoetis.com)

Products: Anti-infectives, biologicals, feed additives. pain and sedation medication, other pharmaceuticals for cattle, swine, poultry. equine, and companion animals: related services, such as genomics, diagnostics, and people management

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