Lennard Ag Company Opens New Operation in LaGrange County


Lennard Ag Company Opens New Operation in LaGrange County


Howe, IN, August 4, 2010: Lennard Ag Company of Samaria, MI is excited to announce the commencement of operations at a new facility in LaGrange County, IN. The company has purchased the former Sun Valley RV buildings located in the Fawn River Crossing Industrial Park at the southwest corner of the IN-SR 9 and I-80/90 Indiana Toll Road interchange.

Lennard Ag Company is a family-owned, three generations deep, agricultural operation that is currently farming over 5600 acres of potatoes and grain. The company was founded in 1947 and produces for customers in the local area as well as throughout the Eastern seaboard. Operations have continued to grow on a yearly basis, and the company’s strategic plan called for looking to start a presence in Indiana.

"We are excited to start operations in LaGrange County", said Kyle Lennard, Co-Owner of Lennard Ag Company. "We are eager to get this project underway and strengthen our new partnership with LaGrange County, and hope to partner with area agricultural leaders to grow our presence in Indiana."

"Lennard Ag Compay has been a great partner to work with, and I am excited that they have decided to transfer some of their operations to LaGrange County" said Keith Gillenwater, Executive Director of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation. "We look forward to continuing to work with Lennard Ag Company as they grow."

Lennard Ag Company is always looking for driven and successful individuals to join their team. The company currently has openings for qualified CDL-A Truck Drivers as well as Mechanics. The company is also looking for interested partners to lease ground to continue their expansion of operations in Indiana. Interested parties for either land leases or employment may contact Kyle Lennard at kyle@lennardag.com or Lori Lennard at lori@lennardag.com.


About the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation

The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation, established in 2009, is a 501(c) 3 corporation designed to assist business development needs. The LCEDC partners with local, regional, state, and federal agencies to attract, retain, and develop new businesses and entrepreneurs in LaGrange County and its communities. For more information about the LaGrange County EDC, please visit www.lagrangecountyedc.com or call at 260.499.4994

About Lennard Ag Co.  

Lennard Ag Company, based in Samaria, MI, is a recognized leader in the production of potatoes and other crop commodities. Founded in 1947, Lennard Ag Company combines state of the art processes and technology with a modern fleet of equipment designed to have operations produce consistent quality at the lowest possible costs. For more information on Lennard Ag Company, please visit www.lennardag.com or at (734) 777-9261.

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