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.

Collage of people participating in the walk for WEllness.
Why We’re Walking — Walk for WEllness
November 16, 2022

Earlier this year we introduced Walk for WEllness, a Steps Challenge for employees to track their daily movement and engage in a little friendly competition for fun prizes. Many of the more than 750 participants to date are sharing the physical and mental health benefits they’ve been noticing since joining the challenge – like better […]

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The Innovation Award Winners Announced! Students Proposed New Ways to Feed a Growing Population
August 8, 2022

Last year, Wilbur-Ellis launched the first-ever Innovation Award, a competition for U.S. college students, which helped mark the company’s 100th anniversary. The Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award invited students to propose ideas to feed a growing world population — offering a $25,000 grand prize for the best idea, as well as $5,000 honorable mention awards. Over 30 […]

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Starting a Career with Wilbur-Ellis
May 7, 2020

In just a few months, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world. Our hearts go out to those impacted and we wish everyone health and safety always. We also appreciate the impact this disease and “shelter in place” orders are having on students and recent grads who are still keen to learn this summer and make […]

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Rescue team.
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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