Crop Inputs

Crop Inputs

Connecting growers to the inputs they need.

CHS provides wholesale and retail crop inputs to cooperatives and agricultural retailers serving thousands of farmers and millions of acres across North America growing healthy, profitable crops.

CHS is a leading wholesale distributor of crop nutrients and has relationships with suppliers in more than 20 countries to maintain a stable and competitive fertilizer supply. The CHS Agronomy wholesale business annually distributes millions of tons of crop nutrients.

CHS Agronomy owns and operates West Central, a full-service wholesale distributor of agricultural inputs offering crop protection and other specialized agronomy products to retailers throughout the United States.

CHS also directly serves farmers with fertilizers, crop protection, agronomic technology and services and the seed they depend on through the local experts they trust via CHS Service Centers. Dedicated to supporting farmer profitability, CHS agronomists bring their expertise to the field with the right intelligence, the right products and the right timing.

  • Crop Nutrients

    CHS is committed to meeting changing global fertilizer market needs and to providing member-cooperatives and farmer-owners with a competitively-priced, dependable supply.  

    • CHS has strategic relationships with North American manufacturers and suppliers of crop nutrients that include nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and specialty products, and CHS imports products from more than 20 countries. 
    • We bring fertilizer to customers through more than 100 owned or leased fertilizer terminals and through strategic joint ventures with retailers across North America. CHS has more terminals in more locations, meaning products are always nearby to meet customers’ application timeframes.
    • Our North American fertilizer import and distribution assets include a deep-water port at Galveston, Texas, and river facilities at Memphis, Tenn.; Little Rock and Texarkana, Ark.; Muscatine, Iowa; Melbourne and Owensboro, Ky.; Alexandria, Lake Providence, Lettsworth, Mermentau, Tallulah and Vidalia, La.; Winona and St. Paul, Minn.; and Greenville, Miss.


    Specialty Products

    • CHS offers branded specialty products including N-Edge® nitrogen stabilizers, XLR-rate® liquid starter and foliar fertilizers, and CHS Aventine™ fertilizer products. Learn more

  • Crop Protection

    CHS offers local expertise to help farmers determine precisely what needs to be done in their fields and when and the inputs, products and services to help them get it done. In addition to serving as a distributor for every leading crop protection manufacturer, CHS has a portfolio of proprietary crop protection products, through our service centers across the United States. CHS also owns and operates West Central, a full-service wholesale distributor of agricultural inputs offering crop protection and other specialized agronomy products to retailers throughout the United States. Read more

  • Precision Agriculture

    We believe in bringing real technology solutions to local growers. 

    Starting with Agellum™, you gain access to a unique combination of innovative agronomy products, services and technology all in one strategic, farm planning and management system.

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    Agellum™ aggregates data from different sources into one, uniform platform, harnessing the collective power of precision agriculture, agronomic insights, sustainable best practices and analytics for better farm decision-making. 

    Pulling together information from machinery, apps, scouting, sampling, weather and other sources, Agellum™ allows you to manage all your data in one place and easily evaluate every aspect of your operation. This powerful resource supplies the business intelligence and agronomic insight to help you efficiently manage your farm. Working to enhance profitability, Agellum™ brings comprehensive solutions for day-to-day, year-round and future farm success. Learn more

    For added advantage, CHS YieldPoint® is where farm management insights meet precision agriculture expertise. Along with your local CHS agronomist, CHS YieldPoint® consultative services help pinpoint specific information, insight and data to take your fields to a new level of precision and productivity. Delivered exclusively through local experts at CHS Service Centers , CHS YieldPoint® supplies growers with precise knowledge tailored to each field’s needs. 

    Learn more about specific CHS YieldPoint® consultative services: 

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  • Seed

    When you work with a CHS Service Center, you get a partner in the field who can give you expert and up-to-date advice on seeds traits. Our agronomists work side-by-side with you to determine the goals and production needs specific to your operation. We consider your soil type, your tillage, budget needs and cultural practices.  As a retailer of the leading seed brands, we'll work with you to determine the hybrids that best meet your specific yield goals. 

    In addition to our seed expertise in major commodities including corn, soy, wheat, edible bean, we also sell our own proprietary sunflower hybrids.  For more than 35 years, CHS has researched, developed, tested and distributed sunflower hybrids as part of our commitment to serving the ever-changing needs of our customers.