When the cows come home, Bartlett and Company will be ready. The
company's primary business is grain merchandising, but it also runs
cattle feedlots, mills flour, and sells feed and fertilizer.
Bartlett operates grain storage facilities, terminal elevators, and
country elevators in the Midwestern US, including locations in
Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. Bartlett also operates flour
mills and feed stores in the Midwest, as well as along the East
Coast. Its cattle operations are based in Texas and reach to
Kansas. Bartlett and Company Grain Charitable Foundation makes
financial gifts to local causes. Founded in 1907 as Bartlett Agri
Enterprises, the company is still owned by the founding Bartlett
The Kansas-based company operates its grain business in the US
and Mexico. Milling functions are conducted in Missouri, Colorado,
Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, the Carolinas, Illinois, and Virginia
while Bartlett's cattle business reaches to the Texas Panhandle and
to Southwest Kansas.
Bartlett and Company operates its business through three
Bartlett Grain Company, which has operations in Mexico and the
US, supplies processors the likes of flour mills, feed mills,
soybean crushers, animal feed makers, and ethanol producers
with a variety of products such as wheat, feed grains, soybeans,
and food-grade corns.
Its Bartlett Milling Company maintains train and truck fleets to
ship the bulk and bagged flour it produces at its flour mills
located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states. Its flour
milling capacity exceeds 4 million pounds per day. On the
side, the milling business makes feeds for livestock,
horses, and pets that it sells through stores in the Carolinas
and in Virginia.
Representing one of the largest cattle feeders in the nation,
Bartlett Cattle Company boasts a one-time feeding capacity of
100,000 head of cattle. It maintains a pair of feedlots: one
outside Tulia, Texas, and one near Sublette in Southwest Kansas.
Sales and procurement for Bartlett's cattle business is conducted
from the Texas Panhandle city of Canyon.
Sales and Marketing
As part of its ongoing business, Bartlett Cattle Company is
focused on buying and selling both steers and heifers to maintain
its head count. The company's feeds and other animal care products
are sold through its retail distribution centers located in North
Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
To boost its capacity, Bartlett and Company expands its
operations regularly. It's constructing a new grain facility in
South Jacksonville, Illinois, on the KCS Railroad.