Explore Our IDEAS

Since 1921, we’ve built all of our relationships on trust, respect and a genuine interest in everyone’s well-being. We call these core values our IDEAS.

Continuing our Heritage in Aquaculture with Expertise, Dedication and Strong Relationships
July 31, 2019

Since opening our doors nearly a century ago, our expertise in the aquaculture industry has been a crucial piece of Wilbur-Ellis’ DNA. A lot has changed for the $230 billion global industry[1] since that starting point in 1921. As global ecosystems shift, so do trends and breeding grounds for the fish consumers have come to… View Article

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May 28, 2019

“Petfood Forum is just a great environment to be in. It’s all about pet food, and that’s why we’re all there,” said Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition President, Andrew Loder. “The thing that we all took away from that, all of us that attended, was just the energy around the space.” Petfood Forum USA is the pet food… View Article

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The Power of Pink: Start Strong, Stay Strong
November 1, 2018

Wilbur-Ellis’ Chester, South Dakota, branch, employees has successfully generated donations of tens of thousands of dollars to organizations on the front lines in the fight against breast cancer – all by using the power of pink. Every October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re proud to give back through our Start Strong, Stay Strong program, which donates proceeds from our pink-dyed, treated soybeans sold in Chester, South Dakota, to support people in the community affected by breast cancer.

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One year after Hurricane Harvey, we’re still Texas Strong
September 12, 2018

It’s been just over a year since Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas and Louisiana. The 280-mile wide storm boasted winds of 130 miles per hour when it first made landfall. Harvey stalled over Texas and poured torrential rains onto the state. The storm broke the U.S. record for rainfall from a single tropical cyclone, with parts of the state recording 51 inches of rain. Over six days, Harvey deluged Texas and Louisiana with an estimated 27 trillion gallons of water.

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Cavallo Ventures: Investing in the Future
August 8, 2018

The agricultural industry isn’t the same as it was when Wilbur-Ellis began in 1921. And the way our customers do business today won’t be the way they do business in five years. From massive mergers to huge investments from outside the industry, this past decade is bringing sweeping changes to our business…

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