A leader in agricultural services in Central Illinois
A Leader in Ag Services and Ag Technologies for Central Illinois since 1934
A leader in agricultural services, Van Horn Inc. has worked with Central Illinois growers for more than 80 years as a partner in the field. Van Horn, Inc. is the only 100 percent employee owned agriculture service-company in Illinois, operating ten facilities including Bethany, Cerro Gordo, Dewitt, Findlay, Goodwine, Havana, Macon, Minier, Sullivan and Warrensburg. Van Horn serves more than 5,000 customers in 18 counties, providing fertilizers, seed, crop protection, equipment, consultation and custom application services to local farmers.
Van Horn, Inc. started in 1934 as Van Horn Seed Company, a small family owned business. Forty-two years later, owner Lyle Van Horn sold the company to his employees before he retired. Today, Van Horn, Inc has 105 employees, servicing more than 1,000,000 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat in Central Illinois.
Van Horn, Inc. is a nationally recognized agriculture corporation. In CropLife Magazine, Van Horn, Inc. was ranked 38 of the top 100 dealers in the United States. Van Horn, Inc. is also ranked 12 of 16 most diversified ag retailers from the CropLife 100.
In 2014, the company celebrated their 80th Anniversary and 40 years of employee ownership.