Having opened in September 2011, these facilities provide seed, fertilizer and chemicals to local farmers, as well as precision agriculture services through Sanders’ award-winning OptiGro® program.
Through a secure, web-based platform, OptiGro® processes, stores and analyzes data across four million acres, and assists growers in maximizing their return on input investment for each cropping season.
The Hartford facility will be managed by Sandrick Howard and is located at 1320 Hwy 231 North, Hartford, KY 42347.
The Glasgow location will be managed by Ricky Houchens and is located at 100 Georgetown Lane, Glasgow, KY 42141.
The Russellville location will be managed by Roger Toon and is located at 95 Utility Drive, Russellville, KY 42276.
All three locations will be hiring locally.
“Following a very successful entrance into the wholesale market in Western Kentucky in 2011, we felt like the time was right to bring Sanders retail to the state of Kentucky and to give growers another option. We look forward to making a significant impact,” said Jason Roberts, sales manager.
“We are proud to bring the Sanders brand of quality products and personal service to these great farming communities in The Bluegrass State,” said Howard.
“As growers in our area will come to see first-hand, Sanders is a fine American company that truly cares about the profitability of its customers, the well-being of its employees, and local economic development,” added Toon.
Jimmy Sanders, Inc., established in 1953, is headquartered in Clevelandand currently services Mid-South growers with 70 locations across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.