ADM Grain Company

Kansas agriculture is marked by variety: corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa, milo, and livestock — and that agricultural diversity shares the rolling landscape with scenes of natural beauty and abundant wildlife. This diversity is mirrored in the ADM Grain facility in Kinsley. ADM Grain is near the heart of the city, situated near downtown. The facility’s […]

The McGregor Co.

The McGregor Co. facility in Garfield, WA, was originally built in 1958 — meaning that implementing new environmental measures has been challenging at times. “We haven’t had the luxury of putting a lot of environmental systems into place from Day One because this location is older,” says Ted Deerkop, area manager. “We’ve had to work […]

State Winners 2004

Crop Production Services (South Deerfield, MA) Fullerton Farmer's Elevator (Fullerton, ND) Hwy AG Services (Morristown, MN) The Dune Company of Imperial Valley (Imperial, CA) The McGregor Co. (Reubens, ID) The McGregor Co. (Garfield, WA) UAP Ag Service (Bridgeport, NE) WB Johnston Grain Co. (Billings, OK) Wilbur-Ellis Co. (Edmore, MI)

Timac USA, Inc.

Achieving a high level of environmental responsibility for this organization includes commitment to both community interaction and ongoing facility improvement, says Jake Tanis, fertilizer manager. "Timac sponsors many activities during the year to help educate and promote product awareness and environmental respect," explains Tanis. Employees are dispatched to local women's clubs to talk about farm […]

Grainland Coop

For Grainland Cooperative in Haxtun, CO, winning an Environmental Respect Award is just icing on the cake. According to Cal Birkhofer, agronomy manager, the company has followed the path of good stewardship from its inception. "To be a good steward, you need to do things right from the beginning," says Birkhofer. According to Birkhofer, he […]

FEC, A Cooperative

"Our agronomy business has worked extremely hard to create a safe and clean environment at Pine Bluffs," says Alan Curtis, vice president of agronomy at the location. To this end, FEC has implemented numerous environmentally friendly options at its facility. Perhaps most important is the way the outlet has protected the flow of water around […]

Arthur Companies, Inc.

When Arthur Companies, Inc. started in 1911, customers delivered their grain by horse-drawn wagon to a single elevator. Today, grain deliveries arrive via train cars and trucks to four separate outlets spread out across eastern North Dakota. "It's much easier not to be environmentally responsible and run your business," says Ola Andersson, agronomy manager. "But […]


"We in the agriculture industry need to be proactive with environmental compliance and do all we can to show the general public that we are responsible stewards of the environment," says Mike Mleziva, general manger for AgVentures LLC in Shawano, WI. Since it was built, the facility has been steadily implementing environmental programs. These include […]

State Winners 2002

Arthur Companies, Inc. (Arthur, ND) Collingwood Grain (Montezuma, KS) Cooperative Elevator Co. (Pigeion, MI) Crop Production Services (Wadena, MN) Helena Chemical Co. (Alachua, FL) Holyoke Corporative Association (Holyoke, CO) Miles Farm Supply (Odon, IN) Southern States Bowling Green Cooperative, Inc. (Bowling Green, KY) Timac USA, Inc. (Reading, PA) UAP Midsouth (Sikeston, MO) Western Farm Service […]