Whether out in the fields, in an orchard, or under a greenhouse, all growers have to manage the development of their products and the expansion of their businesses in the most efficient way possible. In today’s agriculture business arena, that means a lean mix of technology, science, and old-fashioned grower know-how is mandatory for great product, optimal performance and profitability.
As an industry leader in both knowledge and product innovation, AG RX represents more than 100 years of experience in the agriculture business and is the premier supplier of traditional and organic crop protection and nutrient products in the region.
Established in 1993 after a merger of three independent Ag retailers, AG RX provides crop protection chemicals and fertilizers along with the equipment to apply them. Plus, the knowledgeable team at AG RX offer growers the expert advice they need to find the most effective product for any given situation.
As a full-service supplier, AG RX represents all major crop protection chemical manufacturers, in addition to a variety of fertilizer vendors, including Simplot. The company is also a major supplier of organic farming products for its customers that are organic certified. The AG RX range of products includes crop protection chemicals, liquid fertilizer, dry fertilizer (both bagged and bulk), micro nutrients, tools, safety supplies and soil amendments.
AG RX customers include vegetable growers, citrus and avocado growers, strawberry, raspberry and blueberry growers, nursery and ornamental growers, golf course managers, and landscapers. The company’s footprint reaches from Northern Los Angeles County to San Luis Obispo County, and most of the AG RX facilities have convenient customer service centers for efficient drop-in service.
AG RX is a unique Ag supplier because it is an employee-owned, locally operated company that is invested in the surrounding community. AG RX employees have a stake in the profitability of the company through an Employee Stock Ownership Trust that owns a majority of the company, and because they work where they live, they are sensitive to the impact the company has on the surrounding community. This is why everyone at AG RX is dedicated to their customers and neighbors alike – it’s just good business. In fact, AG RX’s commitment to safe, environmentally sound and community-sensitive operations earned it the National Environmental Respect Award in 1996.
AG RX is also an owner-member of Independent Agribusiness Professionals (IAP), www.iapros.com, which is an alliance of 36 independent agricultural chemical/fertilizer dealers throughout the United States. IAP represents AG RX and its other member-owners in the industry and in marketing and acquisition positions for crop protection chemicals and crop nutrients. This alliance creates bigger buying power and greater product reach for AG RX, which means its customers reap the benefits with the newest, most advanced range of products offerings and product value. AG RX is also aligned with PrimeraTurf, www.primeraturf.coop, an association of independent turf and ornamental dealers located throughout the United States.
In the end, AG RX contributes state-of-the-art equipment, trained and motivated employees, genuine environmentally friendly practices that have been recognized within the industry for excellence, and more than 100 years of business experience to provide first-class customer service while helping today’s growers meet the unique demands of the business. For more information on how AG RX help bring growers better results, call an AG RX representative at (805) 487-0696.