1996 Regional Winner

Great Bend Coop - Great Bend, KS

Operating an ag chemical business between two game preserves puts Great Bend Co-op under the watchful eye of a very environmentally aware public. “A lot of the area bird watchers are also watching us,” explains Marvin Rose, department manager. “Our coop feels it is necessary to have a facility that will insure against any accident. So when we designed this facility we went the extra mile; spent the extra dollar.”

The respect at Great Bend goes beyond the four foot high wall that surrounds the fertilizer tanks; it extends to the 12 growing seminars that the company hosts each year. Through dedication and constant education this Kansas-based dealer has proved their respect everyday in many ways.