About Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical Co

Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical sells farmers what they need to produce peanuts, which the company's subsidiaries then buy, process, and sell. Farm supplies offered by Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical include seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, crop protectants, and other agricultural chemicals. The company's Severn Peanut and Hampton Farms units maintain processing and roasting facilities in the peanut-growing regions of New Mexico and North Carolina, as well as in Massachusetts. Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical was founded by Garland Dallas "Mutt" Barnes Sr. The company also offers seeds for a variety of other crops.


Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical sells seeds for corn, cotton, sorghum, soybeans, and wheat. The company tests its seeds on its own farms. It uses high-volume seed treaters to ward off disease, insects, and nematodes.

The company works with major seed producers including Monsanto, BASF, Precision Laboratories, Syngenta, Bayer Crop Science, Agro-K, Dow Agro Sciences, and DuPont.

Geographic Reach

Based in Severn, North Carolina, Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical has operations in eight states.

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Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical Co

413 Main St
Severn, NC 27877
Phone: 1 (252) 585-1744
Fax: 1 (252) 585-1718


  • Employer Type: Private
  • President: G. Dallas Barnes
  • Director Sales and Marketing: Jim Davis
  • VP and CFO: William E. McKeown
  • Employees: 1,000

Major Office Locations

  • Severn, NC

Other Locations

  • Bridgeville, DE
  • Coolidge, GA
  • Hawkinsville, GA
  • Springfield, GA
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • Belhaven, NC
  • Columbia, NC
  • Elizabeth City, NC
  • Four Oaks, NC
  • Harrells, NC
  • Scotland Neck, NC
  • Smithfield, NC
  • Trenton, NC
  • Windsor, NC
  • Bishopville, SC
  • Bowman, SC
  • Estill, SC
  • Kingstree, SC
  • Lake City, SC
  • Manning, SC
  • Nichols, SC
  • Ridge Spring, SC
  • Blackstone, VA
  • Branchville, VA
  • Newsoms, VA
  • Suffolk, VA
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