Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, through its subsidiary Jimmy Sanders Incorporated, has acquired the assets of Freeman & Son Seed Company. Located in Sudlersville, Md., the Freeman company was founded in 2006 by Steve Freeman.
Freeman & Son is a full service ag retail business currently providing seed and crop protection products to growers throughout the productive Delmarva peninsula.
Freeman said, “The Pinnacle strategy is extremely exciting and will create new opportunities for our business to continue providing our customers with the highest level of service possible. We are aligning with a team that is committed to innovation and capable of delivering new solutions to farmers.”
Barry Knight, president of Sanders, said, “We are excited to be working with growers on the East Coast, and look forward to complementing the products and services being provided by Freeman & Son Seed Company.”
Jimmy Sanders Incorporated, established in 1953, is one of the largest agricultural input supply and distribution businesses in the country that has been mainly operating in the South and Southwest. Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC was established in mid-2012 by a management team led by Kenny Cordell and financed by Apollo Global Management, LLC. Its mission is to create a national retail distribution business through acquisitions and “greenfield” retail establishment.