McKillip Seeds and Meristem Crop PerformanceTeam Up to Better Serve Indiana Farmers

“We’re committed to executing a crop production strategy

that includes the most innovative crop inputs...”

– Troy McKillip

Columbus, Ohio and Wabash, Ind. (AgPR)Feb. 3, 2022Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, Columbus, Ohio and McKillip Seeds, Wabash, Ind., today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Northcentral Indiana.


Under the new relationship, McKillip Seeds will carry the Meristem Crop Performance product line and become Meristem’s ally in bringing new, innovative crop inputs to Indiana farmers to help them increase yields and improve their return on investment (ROI).


“For nearly 90 years, the McKillip family has been farming, providing seed and serving farmers near Wabash, Indiana,” said Mitch Eviston, Meristem Founder and CEO, in announcing the agreement. “They know the territory and are exactly the sort of service-oriented leaders we want to work with to reach as many growers as we can with new, high-quality products engineered to boost returns.”


“We’re dedicated to customers who face the same challenges and benefits that farming here brings to all of us,” said Troy McKillip, director at McKillip Seeds. “We’re committed to executing a crop production strategy that includes the most innovative crop inputs: seed, seed treatments, tools, biologicals and crop management applications. Meristem’s products will fit well into our fully-integrated approach to crop production.”


“We want to make sure every kernel, every bean counts,” says Mitch Snyder, McKillip’s Sales and Marketing Manager. “We’re about applying a systems-based approach toward increasing yields, lowering per bushel costs, and effectively improving profitability on your farm. If we didn’t think Meristem could help us with that, we wouldn’t be carrying these products.”


Dennis McKillip, president of McKillip Seeds said teaming with Meristem is another logical step in McKillip’s commitment to continuous improvement in service to local farmers.


“We’ve had four generations of our family learning how to grow crops here – in both good seasons and ones full of adverse challenges,” he said. “Out of that, our advantage is bringing locally-focused, deep knowledge of our soils and growing environments to our customers.” The Meristem team, he said, is like-minded in that they aim to help farmers make the most of every dollar they spend on crop inputs.


“It’s clear to me they are working hard to bring new innovative products to the marketplace, and we look forward to working with them to bring those new solutions to our customers.”


About Meristem Crop Performance


Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC (www.meristemag.com) is one of the fastest-growing crop input companies in America. Meristem sources, formulates, and delivers high-quality crop inputs to farmers at the least cost possible, at savings up to 30 percent. By helping farmers and local independent agribusinesses make the most of their infrastructure and intellectual property investments, the company improves productivity and removes waste in the established distribution channel. Meristem is led by a world-class team of ag professionals passionate about creating the most efficient channel to move innovative practices and novel technologies to market for the benefit of the American Farmer.


About McKillip Seeds


McKillip Seeds is an independent, family-owned and operated seed supplier located in Wabash, Indiana. McKillip strives to be a trusted partner for each of their farmer-customers, delivering the highest quality locally-adapted seed products along with sound, solid agronomic advice year after year, for this generation and the next. McKillip Seeds is locally focused down to the microscopic level on what makes outstanding seed, protects it, and optimizes the growing environment. For more information, visit www.McKillipSeeds.com.

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