Scoular and Rogers Grain Join Forces in Ohio Specialty Corn and Soybean Business
August 28, 2018
OMAHA, NE (August 28, 2018)— The Scoular Company of Omaha, Nebraska, and Rogers Grain of Covington, Ohio, jointly announce a new venture. Scoular has invested in Rogers Grain, and the two companies will cooperate to grow its business, and in particular, the specialty corn and soybean business. Rogers Grain will continue to operate under the company’s current management with Brent Rogers serving as President. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Brent Rogers said the joint endeavor with Scoular leverages the strengths of both companies to provide local Ohio producers with improved access to premium markets for high quality specialty grains. “We’re pleased to take this relationship and our business to the next level with a strong, stable, and experienced company like Scoular,” said Rogers.
Greg Lickteig who oversees Scoular’s specialty grain operations echoed Brent Rogers’ sentiments. “We are pleased to be working more closely with Rogers Grain. We have a shared long history in the grain business and look forward to leveraging each company’s strength in the future. Working together increases our ability to meet customer needs in the specialty grain market.”
A 125-year old employee-owned company with more than $4 billion in sales, Scoular is committed to creating safe and reliable supply chain solutions for feed and food customers around the world. From 100+ strategic offices, grain elevators, and processing facilities in North America, South America, and Asia, our 1000+ employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing, handling, and processing grain and ingredients as well as managing transportation and logistics worldwide. For more information about The Scoular Company, please visit www.scoular.com.
About Rogers Grain
Rogers Grain is a third generation, family-owned grain business in Miami County, Ohio, founded by brothers Kenneth and David Rogers in the early 1950s. Throughout the years the family has been involved in farming, agronomy and grain handling. The company’s goal has always been to proactively respond to the needs of the local marketplace and now – a global marketplace. In addition to being a local grain collector and distributor, Rogers is a supplier of high-quality grains for international end-users of food and feed grade commodities.