Greening UP! The cooler temperatures have arrived with the rainfall and we are now patiently waiting on our chance to return to the field. During the latter part of last week and parts of the weekend that followed, many applications had begun taking place. Dry fertilizer, anhydrous ammonia, UAN, and chemical applications were in progress, […]More Info
Van Horn Inc.
A leader in agricultural services, Van Horn Inc. has worked with Central Illinois growers for more than 75 years as a partner in the field. Van Horn Inc. is the only 100 percent employee owned agriculture service-company in Illinois, operating nine facilities including Bethany, Cerro Gordo, Dewitt, Findlay, Goodwine, Macon, Minier, Sullivan and Warrensburg. Van Horn serves more than 5000 customers in 17 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 85 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 2013, Van Horn Inc.was ranked 44 of the top 100 dealers in the United States by Crop Life Magazine. In 2014 the company celebrates their 80th Anniversary and 40 years of employee ownership.