Leader in crop production technology brings value, total solutions approach to agricultural producers
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – July 12, 2013 – Wilbur-Ellis Company, a recognized leader in crop production technology and the distribution and marketing of plant protection, seed and nutritional products, announced it has acquired the assets of Blue River Ag Supply LLC, located in Edgerton, Wis. The company also acquired the assets of G & G Spray Service, Inc., as part of the purchase. The location services customers spanning from Southern Wisconsin to Northern Illinois and will now be part of the Wilbur-Ellis Great Lakes operations.
Wilbur-Ellis operates several locations in the Great Lakes region and is excited about the additional expansion in Wisconsin. The company believes that it is already well-positioned in this market, and says it is thrilled to become a part of this rich agricultural community.
Wilbur-Ellis offers a total solutions approach to crop production management, including the most advanced crop production technology in seed, fertilizer, plant protection, application, data management, and analytics. In addition, Blue River Ag Supply’s customers will soon be able to work with Wilbur-Ellis crop technology experts.
“Blue River Ag Supply is already a successful and sustainable business with quality leadership, making it a great fit for Wilbur-Ellis,” said Tim Boals, Wilbur-Ellis Great Lakes regional manager. “Their people are experienced, very customer oriented and have good knowledge of the local markets. We’re thrilled to welcome them to the Wilbur-Ellis Great Lakes team.”
“We’ve built a thriving business and I believe that becoming part of Wilbur-Ellis will only benefit our employees and customers,” said Chad Georgeson, co-owner of Blue River Ag Supply. “We look forward to growing with Wilbur-Ellis and all the new business opportunities that lay ahead.”
Georgeson will now serve as the location’s branch manager. Charles Stross is also co-owner of Blue River Ag Supply.
Wilbur-Ellis’ Agribusiness Division generates over $2 billion in sales revenue and has 166 locations in 25 states throughout the United States.