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
Based in Severn, North Carolina, Meherrin Agricultural & Chemical has operations in eight states.
413 MAIN ST
Severn, NC 27877
Phone: 1 (252) 585-1744
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
Elizabeth City, NC
Four Oaks, NC
Scotland Neck, NC
Lake City, SC
Ridge Spring, SC