A 125-year old company with over $4 billion in sales, The Scoular Company provides diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. From more than 100 offices and facilities, our 1000 employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing, and processing grain and ingredients as well as managing transportation and logistics worldwide.
Ag Processing Inc (AGP®) is a leading agribusiness engaged in procuring, processing, marketing, and transporting of oilseeds, grains, and related products. Since its creation in 1983, AGP has grown in size, scope, and reputation – both in the U.S. and internationally. Today, our owners include 147 local and regional cooperatives representing more than 250,000 farmers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Company’s businesses include soybean processing, vegetable oil refining, renewable fuels, ag products/grain, and international operations. AGP is the largest cooperative soybean processing company in the world and a leading supplier of soybean meal and refined vegetable oils. We operate nine soybean processing plants in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska, as well as four soybean oil refineries and three biodiesel production facilities. In addition to our commodity-based products, AGP’s branded products include SoyGold® (biodiesel) and AminoPlus® (bypass protein). AGP is invested internationally in Protinal/Proagro, a leading integrated poultry company in Venezuela.
GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives to serve more than 250,000 customers. The GROWMARK System began in 1927 when Illinois Farm Bureau members organized local agricultural cooperatives in order to meet their growing demand for a reliable fuel supply. Soon, nine of those cooperatives combined to form Illinois Farm Supply Company, which merged with similar organizations in Iowa and Wisconsin to form FS Services, Inc. In 1980, GROWMARK, Inc. was established through the consolidation of FS Services, Inc. and Illinois Grain Corporation.
CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation's rural economy. In addition to serving its direct retail borrowers, the bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving approximately 70,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, CoBank serves customers from regional banking centers across the U.S. and also maintains an international representative office in Singapore.
Rely on people. At AgReliant Genetics, the needs of our farmer customers guide our research and production efforts. We are a company consisting of technical experts, seed production specialists, and professional sales representatives all focused on bringing the most competitive products to our growers’ fields. Our customers can rely on the people they interact with to provide unwavering support from the selection of the products all the way through the season until the final row is harvested. Rely on performance. Extensive national and global research through on-farm trials and counter-season studies determines the strongest genetic combinations in unique growing conditions across our sales footprint. Our eight seed brands bring some of the market’s most competitive products to farmers in the United States and Canada. Rely on us. In the dynamic agriculture industry, we are innovating world-class research and production processes. Our team is committed to growing and adapting our product offering with our customers’ success in mind.
Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2016, Union Pacific invested $34 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix is classified into its Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium business groups. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
MaxYield — our name is our mission. Today’s agriculture business is a highly competitive, global marketplace. Your success goes well beyond the costs of inputs. Cheap seed and fertilizer will not meet the challenges of the global market place. That is why the team at MaxYield Cooperative is focused on providing you with leading-edge solutions to maximize your yields.
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations.
The mission of the CALS study abroad office is to ensure students have high quality international academic opportunities through support to faculty who develop and integrate these opportunities into their curriculum, support to students including advising and guiding them in the pre-trip, trip and post-trip phases, scholarships to assist students in paying for these opportunities, and the establishment of partnerships with universities and other institutions abroad.
Innovative Ag Services Co. is a full service farm cooperative offering a complete line of supplies and services to meet all of your farm needs. We provide value-added products and services to over 5,000 members in the grain, agronomy, feed, energy and building supply markets. To better serve you, our 33 locations are conveniently located throughout northeast and central Iowa and southwest Wisconsin. Innovative Ag Services was incorporated in 2005 to ensure that our customers had access to the best products and services available. Since our founding, we have grown in size and territory through multiple mergers and acquisitions and have achieved over $1 billion in annual sales. Our more than 325 dedicated employees play an important role in this growth and success.