Meet the Exhibitors
AgTrax offers an array of comprehensive, reliable software programs and complete systems designed specifically for grain elevators, fertilizer companies, cooperatives, ethanol production facilities, feed stores, agronomy service providers, petroleum providers and other types of businesses in agriculture. Visit Eli Bello or Chuck Jenkins at booth 7, or schedule an appointment at 620-662-0482.
AgVision Agribusiness Software - Established in 1976, AgVision is an industry leader in developing powerful accounting and inventory management software for agribusiness. Several hundred grain elevators, seed processors, cooperatives, fertilizer retailers, feed stores, ethanol plants and tree nut processors nationwide are using our products and services. Before the EXPO, visit www.agvisionsoftware.com and during the EXPO, ask Ben Fuller all of your software questions at booth 39. Have more questions? Email Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-964-0708.
Ag Workers Insurance provides access to multiple insurance products and services that help enrich the lives of our membership...including personal, business, auto, homeowners, farm and ranch, flood, recreational vehicles and renter's insurance. If you reside in Texas or Oklahoma, contact us today for your free quote. A friendly customer service representative will be happy to help you save money - 800-772-7424. Make sure to stop by booth 27 and visit with Patti Beckham.
Bag Supply Texas, Inc. is part of the Bag Supply Co. family with an emphasis on family. We distribute from Fort Worth, Texas and Moody, Ala. We manufacture bulk bags in Leeds, Ala. and Puebla, Mexico. Bag Supply, Texas also inventories paper bags, woven polypropylene bags, and burlap bags. Check out many more products at www.bagsupply.com or visit Dale Limbaugh at booth 53.
BarnesCo Inc. was established in 1984 had has loyally served the Ag Industry. We are experts in designing, manufacturing, installing a variety of equipment. Including, but not limited to, belt man lifts, cage man lifts, personnel elevators, freight elevators, and elevator hoist way towers. Whether you are designing a new system or repairing existing equipment, we can provide the service you need. Make sure to stop by booth 17 and ask Chase how BarnesCo and assist in your operation.
Bentoli, Inc. - Our focus is targeted on the most critical areas of feed production: preservation, processing and nutrition. We clearly understand that animal feed is complicated to manufacture, with ever-changing variables to consider and attempt to control. Our strength is the ability to understand the needs of the feed manufacturer and develop solutions to achieve the desired results.
At BRIA Insurance and Risk Consultants, our mission is to serve our customers through our unique approach to insurance and risk management. Our diagnostic process discovers unrecognized problems and produces unanticipated solutions for our clients. If you are tired of the traditional insurance game and want to be a valued client, please contact us. www.bria.com or http://bria.com/business-industries/agricultural-business-markets. Visit booth 48 and talk with Don Runnels.
C-TEC Inc. specializes in repair and restoration of concrete storage facilities using Gunite or Shotcrete to install steel reinforced liners. We also provide Crack Repair, Demolition/Explosion Repair, Hopper Repair and Installation, Roof Deck Repair and Installation, Structural Analysis, Below Grade Waterproofing and have a Facility Maintenance and Repair Service. C-TEC travels nationwide and provides free estimates. Does this fit your needs? If so, call Greg Wurst at 402-362-5951 or visit booth 50.
Capital Farm Credit is a customer-owned cooperative, providing financing to rural landowners, country homeowners, agricultural operators and agribusiness firms throughout Texas. As part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, agricultural loans for farms and ag producers have been our specialty for 95 years. We have over 70 offices in Texas, staffed with professional lenders who can tailor a loan package to fit your needs. Learn more information by visiting their website at www.capitalfarmcredit.com and make sure to swing by booth 61 and ask the Capital Farm Credit staff how their services can help you and your business.
Central Life Sciences - The DIACON® IGR family of products protects stored commodities. EPA approved, and tolerance exempt, DIACON® IGR applications are approved virtually everywhere stored product insects are a problem. Available in two formulations – the liquid DIACON® II and the dry formulation DIACON®-D to meet insect control needs on-farm as well as off-farm storage sites. Gerry Hutney will help you keep the bugs out. He can be reached at 813-994-3250 or email@example.com or stop by booth 42.
Charm Sciences is a world leader in food safety, water quality and environmental diagnostic tests with a portfolio that includes test kits and systems for antibiotics, veterinary drugs, mycotoxins, pesticides, alkaline phosphatase, pathogens, end-product microbial assessment, allergen control, and ATP hygiene. Charm tests are synonymous with excellence, backed by over 33 years experience and a commitment to the highest quality standards. To learn more, visit the website, www.charm.com or call 972-890-5980 and make sure to stop by booth 21 and ask Karen Carmichael how Charm’s products can work for you.
Consolidated Mill Supplies has been an industry leader since 1957. CMS supplies customers in all 50 states and more than ten foreign countries. We have expanded service to reach a diverse customer base, including large animal feed producers, aqua feed producers, poultry feed and pet food manufacturers, ethanol and bio-diesel producers, and coal. Call Chuck Russell at 615-217-7400 or visit him at booth 30.
Degesch America is a worldwide leader in the specialized field of stored product pest control. Degesch employees continue to make important contributions in fumigant research, development and application techniques. Stop by booth 23 and talk to Randy Condra or give him a call at 713-433-4777
Drake, Inc. provides full service and consultation on structural repair, Gunite liners, Kanal system installation, roof coatings, hopper repair and installations, crack repair, sand blasting and painting. Our consultations include rebar scanning and free estimates. Call Dave Drake to set up an appointment at 402-362-1863 or visit the website, www.drakeinc.com and make sure you stop by booth 26.
DTN/The Progressive Farmer is the leading provider of business-critical information to the agricultural market, including on-demand market information, cash commodity prices, industry news and weather. From private portals to customized Web sites to desktop trading solutions, they help agribusinesses improve purchasing decisions, lower costs, and build customer loyalty. DTN’s booth is connected to the Attebury Coffee Lounge, so grab a cup of coffee, enjoy the markets and ask Joel Owens how DTN can benefit your business.
The Essmuller Company – Since 1878, manufacturers of drag conveyors, screw feeders, bucket elevators and turnhead distributors for the grain, feed and industrial processing industries. Visit booth 12 at the TGFA EXPO and talk to Harold Mauck. Check out this company before the show at www.essmueller.com.
Euler Hermes is the world’s largest provider of trade credit insurance (also called accounts receivable insurance). We offer both domestic and export credit insurance policies that guarantee you will be paid for the unpaid credit balance from sales made to your customers. Our extensive credit information gives you added security, while our professional collection services further help ensure payment. With credit insurance, you can protect your cash flow and profits while growing your business more safely and aggressively. Check them out online at www.eulerhermes.us or visit with Brett Bronstein at booth 44.
Foss North America manufactures instruments dedicated to analytical solutions across a broad segment of the food and agriculture industries. Our infrared and wet chemistry instruments are capable of measuring the most proximate value. Find more information at www.foss.us or talk to Kevin Bracken at booth 34.
Fusion Bag Company - Experts in laminated woven bags, specializing in BOPP SOM EZ Open styles with photo quality printing. Vertically integrated in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the USA. Stop by booth 19 and talk to Doug Edwards about their services.
Gasaway, Inc. specializes and has been actively involved in the design and turn-key construction of rice milling and drying, grain elevator drying and storage, and feed mill construction business, including automatic feeding systems, pellets, hammer and roller mills, feed storage hopper tanks and material handling conveying systems since 1976. We have designed and built feed storage tanks, materials conveying, and automatic feeding systems for the cattle, poultry, and aquaculture industries. Visit the website at www.gasawayinc.com and stop by booth 38 ask Steve Gasaway, Brian Brasher, or Jorge Hidalgo how Gasaway Inc. can improve your business.
Great Plains Chemical and Fumigation Services specializes in insect and rodent management plans, as well as fumigation service. We also sell grain fumigants, protectants, insecticides, foggers, safety equipment, bin temperature cables and rodent control equipment. Contact Kyle Meers at 806-745-3737 or firstname.lastname@example.org or shake his hand at booth 32.
Gulf Country Grain Inspection Service, Inc. - Tyrone Robichaux, booth 55
Hertel Insurors are the only professionals offering the Risk Reduction Approach™ insurance program to TGFA members. We are the creator and exclusive agents for the AgriComp Workers’ Compensation safety dividend group. Bill and Landon Hertel are familiar faces at the TGFA Annual Meeting and they always have something new to offer, stop by booth 54 and ask about their programs.
Hoffmann Inc. - Design and construction of reinforced concrete silos, chimneys, specialty structures; utilizing both jumpform and slipform techniques. Jumpform construction used with diameters ranging from 9 to 110 feet. Slipform construction offers unlimited diameters and configurations. Concrete silos (bins/tanks) offered for individual or multiple installations featuring several types of loading and unloading systems. Concrete chimneys designed for specific project requirements with various types of liners. Steel stacks supplied in a large variety of configurations and made of either A-36 carbon steel, Cor-Ten or stainless steel and fabricated with a single or dual wall. Complete in-house design, engineering and drafting capabilities. Visit Paul Reed at booth 18 or check out this company before the show at www.hoffmanninc.com.
Integra Plastics, Inc. is a leader in manufacturing tarps for temporary grain storage. The tarps are made from a woven coated or string reinforced polyethylene or reinforced vinyl material. To compliment the temporary grain storage covers, Integra offers a Web net Strapping System, intended to secure tarps during short-term power outages. Visit booth 43 and speak with Janny Hesse about Integra’s products. Can’t wait? You can reach Jeany at 605-693-2636 or email@example.com.
MalJohn Company Ltd. - For more than 30 years, we have manufactured impact and abrasion resistant spouts, telescopic spouts, chutes, U trough liners, drag conveyor flights and rollers for grain handling and industrial uses. We are experienced and capable of creating durable plastic products custom made for your needs. Malcolm and Lynne Johnson come all the way from Canada to serve our industry. Stop by booth 45 and ask about their services.
Maxi-Lift, Inc. manufacturers elevator buckets and related conveying components for agricultural and industrial applications. The Maxi-Lift name means unmatched service, customized solutions, engineered quality, and fast delivery. Our elevator buckets are in operation around the world, moving everything from aggregate to zinc. You will find the experts at booth 47 or you can call Byron Smith or John Windwehen and set up an appointment, 972-735-8855.
Meyer Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. specializes in Industrial Coating Systems, based in Mountain Home, Ark. We are a fully insured, licensed roofing company. We specialize in concrete grain elevators and metal buildings. In our 27 years of business, we have proudly served our customers, including Bunge, ADM, Cargill, and Producers Rice. Stop by our booth and learn how we can improve your business! You can catch Doug Hodges at firstname.lastname@example.org or at booth 16.
Morton Salt Company - Morton Salt has been in business for over 150 years. We supply agriculture, water conditioning and food grade salt products to all types of businesses within the agriculture trade. These products are available in bulk, bags and blocks. Visit booth 28 and talk salt with Wiley Sides.
The Nay Company has designed and constructed grain elevators, shuttle train loading facilities, and feed mills for over 40 years in Texas, Oklahoma and the Southwest, as well as the Northeast and Central U.S. The company was founded on service and need for efficient operation and simplicity of design for our valued customers. Learn how to make your operation more efficient at booth 29, ask for Darell Nay or Ken and Laura Riza.
NEWBOS PARTNERS, LLC. is your industry software partner in success. Are you frustrated with your Position or Inventory? Do you have a lack of confidence in your financial statements? Are your logistics people using Excel or paper log sheets? Are your trading, logistics, accounting, scale and operations fully integrated? These are specific problems we solve for you, by combining the industry’s best service and software products. Visit our website at www.newbos.com and make sure to visit our booth in the registration area. We are happy to talk with you anytime, no appointments needed. We’ve been in business for 25 years and we look forward to helping you achieve your business goals. Call 559-667-4150 or ask around about NEWBOS and EVERYWEIGH you may be surprised who already uses it.
Probe-A-Load, Inc. Our ALL–ELECTRIC grain probe for trucks or rail cars is a closed, forced air system allowing no vacuum in the load. The probe samples high moisture grain or any material that flows. It consistently provides an exact sample with no chance for excess foreign material. The core sampler meets all state & federal regulations and is Type Approved for FGIS Official Sampling. Make your way to booth 46 and talk to Tom Boggs.
Ridley Block - We supply distributors, dealers, and livestock producers in twenty states from our manufacturing facility in Pittsburg, KS. Since 1946, livestock producers across the Midwest have relied on the Stockade name for consistent quality at competitive prices. The extensive Stockade line of beef, dairy, horse, sheep, goat, and specialty products all reflect STOCKADE Brands’ commitment to quality and dedication to nutritional principles. Visit booth 11 and talk to Carroll Fox.
RBH/Mill & Elevator Supply - We carry a full line of all material handling and conveying equipment, including, Drag Conveyers, Bucket (Leg) Elevators, Screw Conveyors and related replacement parts, as well as a complete line of Mill Supplies. We also have a full range of safety equipment. Let us be your “One Stop Shop” for all your equipment and replacement part needs.
Romer Labs, Inc. offers Fluorometric, ELISA, and Lateral Flow Mycotoxin detection test kits. Kits are offered in Qualitative and Quantitative formats. We offer laboratory equipment, and a full-service laboratory. Our “Total Quality” Assurance and Mycotoxin Risk Management Program” makes us the Worldwide Leader in Mycotoxin Solutions. Make sure to stop in at booth 40 and visit with Charlie McGuill or give him a call at 636-583-8600.
Shamrock Services represents several manufacturers, on behalf of Colonial Bag Company. They have a full line of open mouth bags for the feed, grain, and seed industry and carry a complete line of grain cleaning equipment and other milling equipment. They also represent Chantland bagging equipment, bagging scales, bag closers to go along with the robotic palletizing system. Visit Bill Irish at booth 22, or set up an appointment with him by calling 972-342-9641.
Sioux Steel has intuitively expanded its products to continue to grow with the agricultural industry. ProTec engineered buildings provide a fabric building that is easy to set up, easy to maintain, and be utilized for anything from livestock shelters, to grain storage, to equipment storage. Sioux Steel also offers grain bagging systems as a flexible grain storage option. The Daay Bin Paddle Sweep provides a safe and effective way to empty both farm and commercial grain systems. Visit Sioux Steel at www.siouxsteel.com and stop by booth 20.
STE Oil Company, Inc. is your total dust control solution. We distribute a low viscosity mineral oil for grain dust suppression and the application equipment. If your roads are dusty, we carry product, Mag Plus. STE can also provide your company with the oil, tanks, application equipment and dust free roads for a dust free operation. For more information, visit www.steoil.com or call Mark Messenger at 512-396-3399. Mark will be ready to sweep the dust off your questions at booth 41.
Sullivan Insurance Agency is an independent agency specializing in Agri-Business insurance. The agency concentrates primarily on commercial property and casualty coverages and is licensed in fourteen states, primarily in the southwestern United States. Arthur Ricketts has been in the insurance business a long time and can explain how to protect your company. Visit him at booth 33.
Tapco Inc. will be exhibiting its full line of elevator buckets and bolts. All styles of Tapco buckets: CC-HD, CC-XD and Super EuroBucket are made from the highest grades of polyethylene, polyurethane and nylon. Tapco offers the only full-line of nonmetallic buckets that are completely interchangeable with existing steel buckets. Bruce Fagala is the person to talk to. Make sure to find him at booth 37.
Texas Agribusiness Insurance provides general lines property and casualty insurance for select Commercial Agribusinesses. With over 60 years of combined experience TAIS staff can tailor a comprehensive insurance plan with reputable and financially solid insurance companies that understand your business. TAIS is an independent insurance agency representing Berkley Agribusiness Risk Specialist and over 40 sister companies that are all a part of the W.R. Berkley Group, (a Fortune 500 Company), Travelers, Arthur J. Gallagher, Penn Millers, Hartford Steam Boiler, Texas Mutual, Texas Cotton Ginners’ Trust and the Ace Group of companies. Call Stoney Jackson today at 806-771-1171 or vist booth 59.
Texas Ag Coop Trust aids in providing group benefits to members in the agricultural industry. Texas Ag Coop Trust provides quality life and health benefit plans and works to hold down future rate increases for participants. With TACT, you don’t rent your insurance plan, you own it. TACT is a not-for-profit self-insured, health benefits program that is owned and controlled by TACT member/owners. Visit with Kimberly Tullo-Holcomb at booth 60.
The Texas Agricultural Statistics Service (TASS) provides accurate, unbiased statistical information for agricultural commodities, agricultural economic activities and agricultural chemical use. TASS serves the State of Texas, its agriculture and rural communities. Doug Rundle is ready to answer your questions and learn about your business at booth 6.
Texas Corn Producers - The Texas Corn Producers serve the state’s corn farmers through two organizations, the Texas Corn Producers Board and the Corn Producers Association of Texas. TCPB is a statewide board funded by a voluntary checkoff program. Checkoff funds are used for research, education and promotion to further the corn industry in Texas, and to create better marketing opportunities for producers. CPAT is the legislative arm of Texas corn producer representation. CPAT’s mission is to build a strong organizational support system for corn that will represent the interests and concerns of producers from all regions of Texas. Make an appointment with David Gibson or Stephanie Pruitt at email@example.com or stop by Booth #3!
Texas Grain Sorghum Producers - TGSA promotes the efficient production, processing, and marketing of Texas grain sorghum as a viable and sustainable source of food for the world’s populations. TGSA provides a unified voice in legislative and other policy issues for sorghum growers and industry members. Wayne Cleveland and Morgan Newsom are ready to talk sorghum with you. Find them at booth 5.
Texas Wheat Producers Board, established in 1971, was developed to provide support and funding for wheat research, education, and market development. Today, the board contributes collected producer funds to projects, which improve wheat germplasm and productivity; increase access in foreign markets; and educate producers and consumer of wheat and agricultural issues. Rodney Mosier, Kody Bessent, and Steelee Fischbacher will be at booth 4. You can also find more information at www.texaswheat.org or give them a call at 806-352-2191.
Tucker Testing - T T S, LLC. (Tucker Testing Service) located in Hooker, OK. is an Authorized Sales and Service center for DICKEY-john grain analyzing instruments, Bruins Instruments Agricheck whole grain analyzers, MCI Kicker dockage testers and JaHam truck probes. Stop by our Booth and See the New DICKEY-john GAC 2500 149Mhz moisture tester. The GAC 2500, designed and built in the USA, features the latest technology in grain moisture testing. Set up an appointment with Duane Hodges at 580-652-3757 or find him at booth 31.
Union Iron Works - Union Iron manufactures top-quality commercial grain handling and storage equipment specifically designed for your application. Products include: bucket elevators, chain conveyors, truck probes, towers, trusses, distributors, open belt conveyors and temporary grain storage systems. Our experienced staff is ready to meet your needs. Make sure to stop by booth 56.”
VICAM, A Waters Business, develops and manufactures rapid mycotixin and microbiological testing systems for the food and feed industries. In addition, VICAM ensures food quality with tests for mold in fruits and vegetables as well as tests for amylase in wheat and flour. VICAM’s research into living cell separations will afford our customers the opportunity to improve performance in domestic animals. Ralph Powell can tell you all about the products at booth 51.
Westway Feed Products - Feed mill molasses products, pellet binders, liquid supplements and solid supplement tubs. The description is so simple, but the company can have a complex impact on your business. Stop by booth 49 and talk to Terry Hackler.