Business Spotlight Hartog Elevator - Plessis and Nicholson & Edwards Grain Company

This month, O'Brien County Economic Development Corporation is spotlighting Dairy and Agriculture in O'Brien County. Agriculture, including Dairy Farming, is historically interwoven into the culture, values and economics of O'Brien County. This week, we are highlighting Hartog Elevator - Plessis and Nicholson & Edwards Grain Company in Primghar.

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Hartog Elevator, Inc. - Plessis

Sector: Ag - Grain Elevators

Location: Plessis


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Description: Hartog Elevator is a grain elevator with locations in Plessis, Sanborn and Ritter.

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Nicholson & Edwards Grain Company

Sector: Ag - Grain Elevator

Location: Primghar

Description: Nicholson & Edwards Grain Company, located in Primghar and dating back to 1956, is a family owned and operated grain company that purchases grain from local farmers and sells it to end users. They also provide an array of agronomy services such as chemical and fertilizer sales/application and seed corn sales.