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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.

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A Special Message from Wilbur-Ellis Executive Chairman John Thacher
July 5, 2020

Our Journey to 100 Celebrating the Past and Making a Difference for the Future This is a special time for Wilbur-Ellis. We’re kicking off a year-long 100th anniversary celebration of the company my grandfather founded with two friends back in 1921. Our family has been a part of the business ever since, with the fourth… View Article

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Celebrating Our Wilbur-Ellis Moms This Mother’s Day
May 8, 2020

The role of working mothers is often both challenging and rewarding under normal circumstances. Now with the world turned upside down by a global pandemic, moms have had to adjust. In addition to their roles as parents, many moms are now taking on the role of teacher, caretaker, entertainer and problem solver. To celebrate Mother’s… View Article

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National Pet Day and the Changing Pet Food Industry
April 20, 2020

Note: This article was originally published on the News & Insights section of the Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition website on April 15, 2020 In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11, we sat down with Nick Braden who leads our pet nutrition business. At Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition, pets are part of our families. When we connected with… View Article

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Jessica Rader.
A Dedicated Problem Solver and Plant Doctor: Meet Agronomist Jessica Rader
March 24, 2020

In celebration of National Agriculture Week and Women’s Month, we’re profiling and featuring one of our female agronomists. A self-described doctor for plants and crops, Jessica Rader didn’t set out to be an agronomist when she started her freshman year at Michigan State University. She credits a research internship with a soybean and wheat retailer… View Article

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Pedro Curry.
A Passion for Service and Commitment to Helping Others: Meet Pedro Curry, Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition’s First Chief Operations Officer
March 10, 2020

One of Pedro Curry’s earliest career aspirations was to follow in his father and mentor’s footsteps as an agronomist. His 25-year-long international career ultimately led him to become Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition’s first Chief Operating Officer. Pedro credits his journey to his life-long closeness to nature and farm animals, growing up in a small, rural, coffee farming… View Article

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