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Growing for Tomorrow

Expanded fertilizer and grain handling infrastructure. Global fertilizer sourcing. Increased storage and drying capacity. Streamlined grain receiving. Improved efficiency.

Not only do capital improvements such as these mean less hassle and risk at home – they strongly position Wheat Growers to reach global markets more efficiently and with higher volumes.

Recent long-term investments will continue to serve member-owners well into the future:   

2014-2015 Construction Projects

  • Kennebec: Substantial construction completed on the new Kennebec agronomy service center, 13,750 ton dry fertilizer shed, 2-million-bushel flat storage, UAN terminal, grain probe office and scales.
  • Innovation Center: Completed construction on the new Innovation Center on Wheat Growers Bath property
  • McLaughlin:  7,500 bushel per hour dryer, 1.7 million in bin storage, a 30,000 bushel-per-hour dump pit, digital card reader system and outbound scale
  • Tulare:  100'x200' agronomy service center with chemical and seed load out capabilities
  • Mellette:   100'x250' agronomy service center with chemical, seed, and UAN load out capabilities
  • Carpenter:  UAN liquid load out capabilities were added to existing plant
  • Roscoe:  Moved existing NH3 plant to a new out-of-town location, added 3.1 million bushels of storage to the existing 1.5 million bushel pile, added 20,000 bushels per hour reclaim and fill
  • Highmore:  Digital card reader system and outbound scale, added 2 million bushel center pile and 20,000 bushels per hour reclaim and fill
  • Andover: Added 3.1 million bushels of storage to the existing 1.5 million bushel pile, added 20,000 bushels per hour reclaim and fill 
     

2013-2014 Construction Projects

  • Andover:  1.5 million-bushel center pile
  • Grebner: Second outbound truck scale, digital card reader system
  • Mellette: Two bins with combined capacity of 1.5 million bushels, New 700,000-bushel center pile, New digital card reader system
  • McLaughlin: Two bins with combined capacity of 1.5 million bushels, dump pit with 20,000 bu/hr dumping capacity
  • Reliance: LeMar grain bunker with 520,000-bushel capacity
  • Roscoe: 1.5 million-bushel center pile, 25,000-square-foot agronomy service center, 120,000-gallon liquid fertilizer plant, 11,500-ton-capacity fertilizer shed 
  • Wolsey: Digital card reader system
  • Berlin: 25,000-square-foot agronomy service center, 60,000-gallon liquid fertilizer plant
  • Carpenter: 5,500-ton-capacity fertilizer shed
  • Chamberlain: 20,000-square-foot agronomy service center
  • Columbia: 14,080-square-foot agronomy service center
  • Frederick: 10,400-square-foot agronomy service center, 60,000-gallon liquid fertilizer plant
  • Kimball: 25,000-square-foot agronomy service center, 120,000-gallon liquid fertilizer plant
  • McLaughlin: 210-ton-capacity fertilzer tower, 1.62 million-gallon liquid fertilizer terminal
  • Miller: 15,000-square-foot agronomy service center,150,000-gallon liquid fertizer plant