Wilbur-Ellis Company announces the ResponsibleAg certification of its retail location in Sedgwick, Kan. The Sedgwick location was acquired by Wilbur-Ellis in January 2014 and has been a full-service agribusiness retailer offering fertilizers, pesticides, seed and precision application equipment ever since. In March 2015, the company invested in building a new seed facility, enabling the location to treat and handle bulk seed.
Under ResponsibleAg, retail fertilizer dealerships have the opportunity to make use of comprehensive inspections based on federal regulatory requirements. These inspections are carried out by certified auditors who have successfully completed an intensive training course based on the objectives of ResponsibleAg.
Through ResponsibleAg, Wilbur-Ellis is taking voluntary steps to improve safety and security associated with storage and handling of fertilizer products, support compliance with federal regulations, demonstrate accountability and transparency and provide for the safety of personnel, customers and communities. Compliance education is a key component of ResponsibleAg's mission and this certification process helps support their objectives.