The Farmer's Elevator of Honeyford
would like to extend a warm welcome!
Honeyford Elevator is here to work for you by pooling its resources to meet the needs of you, our customer, as well as to secure a stable and prosperous future.
We provide a wide array of services: grain marketing, storage, drying, edible bean handling, and more. We offer a full line of agronomy services, including field scouting, rogating, and terragating. We also carry fertilizer, herbicide, and seed.
This is your company, here to serve you!
1905: An organizational meeting was held on June 24, 1905.
1906: LJ Larson hired as manager. BQ hired as commission house.
1907: Knute Gullikson hired as manager.
1912: WMW Erb hired as manager.
1918: Mr. Gullikson hired as manager.
1922: John H Jorgenson hired as manager.
1926: Ed Evans hired as manager.
1930: George Hanson hired as manager. 1931: Atwood-Larson was hired as a commission company. 1934: Coal Shed was built. 1937: Andy Solberg hired as manager. New scale put in. 1941: Elevator wired for electricity; new annex was built. 1944: Bjorn Johnson hired as manager. 1952: New annex built. 1953: John McGrath hired as manager.
1959: New 45,000 bu elevator built. 1961: New warehouse built for fertilizer and seed. 1968: Bulk fertilizer plant built. 1976: New 145,000 bu elevator built. 1977: Walley Breckel hired after Jon McGrath retired. 1982: Ed Auch hired as manager. 1983: Allen Hefta hired as manager.
1986: Kevin Peach was hired as the new elevator manager. 1992: Gilby Elevator and Fertilizer was purchased and added to Co-op. 1997: A plant was built to handle navy beans for WG Thompson. 2000: McCanna and Niagara merged into Honeyford. The flood came and washed out the rail line. Oslo Elevator bought from Atwood for rail head. 2002: BQ was, once again, hired as commission house. 2003: Honeyford rail line bought by NPR railroad and reopened. Elevator converted to 100 car shuttle loading capacity. 2004: Oslo Elevator sold to Alvarado Co-op. 2007: 210,000 bu of storage added. 40,000 bu/hr load-out installed. 2009: New 7500 bu/hr corn dryer purchased. Installed rail unload system. 2010: Second scale and probe installed. Corn receiving facility built along with 240,000 bu bin. 2011: 380,000 bu capacity was added to the existing corn storage facility.
As manager of the Honeyford Elevator, I believe that our staff is the backbone of the company. We have experienced, qualified personnel who take their responsibility to serve you seriously. They truly care.
Many of them have spent a large portion of their career here; we are proud of that. You will find a list of our staff below, with their contact information. We are here to serve you.
Rick Anderson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13
11:00am-2:00pm: Christmas Open House Dinner Buffet
Come celebrate Christmas with the staff and board! We have a special Christmas gift for you!
Click on image to view invitation.
March 5th, 8:00am-5:00pm, Marketing Meeting
Speakers: Kevin Van Trump, Jeff Beal and UGC.
Held at the Can-ad Inn.
12/16/2013: Basis-Basis is strong on poor railroad performance but big inventories long term will have neg impact.
12/16/2013: Basis- Basis is steady as movement is slow and demand ok. Quality is an issue as three grade markets are most of the time not very deep.
12/16/2013: Basis- Basis is steady as last trains west for the year get sold and bought in.
We offer liquid, NH3 and dry fertilizers. We have blending plants located in Gilby and McCanna.
Liquid fertilizer is at our Honeyford location, with NH3 in Gilby and Niagara.
We have two dry custom applicating machines and one liquid machine.
We also offer farm delivery.
We have prepay, booking and deferred price programs.
Rick Anderson: Manager
We offer competive prices and farm delivery.
Scouting upon request.
Rick Anderson: Manager
Urea pricing is tending higher at this time which should continue into spring.
MAP is holding steady which, hopefully will hold through spring planting.
10-34-0 is still able to be had just the pricing changes almost daily and supply come spring looks to be tight. Call for current pricing.