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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, crop protectants, and other agricultural chemicals. The company's Severn Peanut unit functions as a peanut sheller supplying both the Hampton Farms business unit and independent roasters. The Hampton Farms unit and Jimbo's Jumbos roast, pack, and market peanuts and peanut products for other manufacturers and directly to consumers.. Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical was founded in 1958. The company also offers seeds for a variety of other crops.


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

Sales and Marketing

Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical builds and markets the company as a brand to be the most respected provider of agricultural inputs and services bringing value to its growers and company. Meherrin equips itself each day to serve its customers, in consideration of the environment, quality, understanding, integrity, and people.

Meherrin also features proprietary products such as Activator Adjuvants, Spray Modifier Adjuvants, Utility Modifier Adjuvants, and Soil Surfactant.

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