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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.

Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical Co

413 Main St
Severn, NC 27877-9901
Phone: 1 (252) 585-1744

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
President: G. Dallas Barnes
Director Sales and Marketing: Jim Davis
VP and CFO: William E. McKeown
Employees (This Location): 350
Employees (All Locations): 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