Jimmy Sanders acquires Kentucky’s Mayfield Grain Co.
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, through its subsidiary Jimmy Sanders Incorporated, has acquired certain assets of Mayfield Grain Company, Inc.
Located in Mayfield, Kentucky, Mayfield Grain was founded in 1986 to serve the local community's grain storage needs. Today, Mayfield Grain is a full-service agricultural dealer offering seed, fertilizer, crop protection products and select precision agriculture services.
Sanders' acquisition of the seed, fertilizer and crop protection assets will enhance its retail presence in in the western Kentucky market. Sanders Mayfield will be managed by David Guthrie and will be located at 521 South 16th Street.
Grain elevator and grain marketing enterprise assets will remain part of Mayfield Grain and will continue operation at the 622 Allen Street address, as well as the 2559 Ste. Rte. 94 West address in Wingo.
"We are very excited about the recent acquisition. Mayfield Grain is a long-established, respected business with similar company values and goals of grower success," said Chris Drummond, Sanders Bluegrass Division Business Director.
"Here at Sanders, we are also committed to innovation and delivering new solutions to our farmers. So, we are confident that the community Mayfield Grain has served so well will experience a seamless transition and continue to receive exceptional service."
"I am very pleased to welcome Mayfield Grain into the Pinnacle family," said Barry Knight, CCO of Pinnacle. "Mayfield Grain has been successfully serving western Kentucky growers for over two decades.
Under the Sanders umbrella, we look forward to continuing this tradition. We are committed to focusing on the growers' success as we do across the Sanders organization."
The Mayfield Grain asset purchase will increase Sanders' Kentucky footprint to eight full service retail locations and one dedicated wholesale facility.
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