For 60 years, Brandt has delivered a common theme: control. Today we offer growers around the world unlimited opportunity by supplying new technologies and innovative processes that help bring greater control against the uncertainties of nature. Through three complementary businesses focused on the global agriculture market, we strive every day to make growers more profitable and the world’s food supply more secure.
Springfield, Illinois (May 11, 2015) – Pam Gaines, a 16-year member of the BRANDT family and accounting database administrator, passed away early this morning after an extended fight with cancer. Pam was a key part of the day-to-day operations of BRANDT's Retail Agronomy Division and her leadership will be missed. A wife, mother and grandmother, Pam was dedicated to her family and we offer them our sincerest sympathy. For service information, see more at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home.
ILLINOIS SUCCEEDS WHEN OUR FARMERS SUCCEED
State Senator Sam McCann (R-Carlinville), Farmer Tim Seifert and BRANDT Agronomist Ed Corrigan discuss the challenges farmers face year-to-year in Illinois' number one industry and the relationship with state government.
LIVE FROM THE FARM – TECHNOLOGY, SOIL SCIENCE AND MORE!
DORADO NATURAL TO DISTRIBUTE PRODUCTS IN TURKEY
Cagatay Tulunay (Deputy Director, Dorado), Ufuk Ozturk (CEO & Founder, Dorado), Christine Bassaber (Senior Business Manager of Europe, Turkey and Africa, BRANDT), Didier Bassaber (Manager of North Africa, Middle East, BRANDT) and Emre Erbas (Turkey Business Manager, BRANDT) at the Dorado-BRANDT launch event.
Springfield, Illinois (April 16, 2015) – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, announced
today that Dorado Natural will distribute BRANDT’s products in Turkey. Taking on a portfolio of 17 BRANDT agricultural
products, Dorado will feature BRANDT’s advanced foliar micronutrients, steric chemistries and proprietary humic acid
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BRANDT SPONSORS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE ON ORGANIC/SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
Springfield, Illinois (April 17, 2015) – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, is the exclusive sponsor of the new Western Farm Press online continuing education course “Organic/Sustainable Agriculture Production” for California licensed agricultural professionals.
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BRANDT® ADDS ZONIX™ BIOFUNGICIDE TO SUSTAINABLE PORTFOLIO
Springfield, Illinois (April 16, 2015) – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, has added Zonix™ biofungicide to its rapidly expanding line of organic and sustainable products. Read more >
BRANDT OPENS BEIJING OFFICE, SIGNS TWO CHINESE DISTRIBUTORS
Springfield, Illinois (April 13, 2015) – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, is expanding
in Asia by establishing its Chinese office in Beijing and signing two distributors to carry its advanced, high-performance foliar micronutrient products. Read more >
BRANDT HONORED FOR SUPPORTING VALLEY'S GOLD
Fresno, California (March 19, 2015) – On behalf of all 500 BRANDT employees, Karl Barnhart, BRANDT Chief Marketing Officer, accepts the ValleyPBS Champion of the Year award. BRANDT was honored, along with Gar Tootelian and the Meyers Water Bank & Wildlife Project, for outstanding contributions to Ag programming and education. New episodes of Valley’s Gold air every Wednesday at 7 Pacific on ValleyPBS or online at http://valleypbs.org/valleysgold.
LOCAL RACER CHALLENGES THE WORLD'S BEST
Overcoming immense odds, Riverton native Justin Allgaier is competing—and succeeding—at professional sport’s highest level
Springfield, Illinois (March 24, 2015) – Quietly, Justin Allgaier is starting to make some noise in the NASCAR Sprint
Cup Series. A lot of noise.
In front of a sell-out crowd Sunday at Auto Club Speedway in California, the Riverton, IL native scored his best career
finish in NASCAR’s toughest series, notching a 12th place finish while carrying the colors of local sponsor, BRANDT. Read More >
BRANDT HOSTS ILLINOIS' NATIONAL AG DAY EVENT
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Illinois Director of Agriculture Philip Nelson present the Brandt family with an Ag Day Proclamation as BRANDT and the Illinois agriculture community celebrate National Ag Day.
Springfield, Illinois (March 18, 2015) – The Illinois agriculture community gathered at BRANDT global headquarters to
celebrate National Ag Day behind this year's theme Sustaining Future Generations. An estimated 200 Ag professionals,
FFA members and distinguished guests joined Governor Bruce Rauner and Director Philip Nelson in honoring the
agriculture industry and celebrating the abundance provided by American farmers. Read More >
BRANDT® AND THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TEAM UP FOR NATIONAL AG DAY
IL Agriculture Director Philip Nelson will join BRANDT, local agri-businesses and commodity groups to celebrate National Ag Day and the focus on the 2015 theme "Sustaining Future Generations"
Springfield, Illinois (March 13, 2015) – National Ag Day is celebrated each March as a way to recognize producers, agriculture associations, corporations, universities, government agencies, and countless others across the nation for their contribution to all of what agriculture has to offer. On March 18, Illinois agri-businesses, commodity groups, industry associations and media will converge at BRANDT's global office in Springfield, IL to recognize National Ag Day. BRANDT, a multi-generation, family Illinois agri-business has grown from a single location in Pleasant Plains, IL into a globally recognized agriculture brand.
This year's theme is Agriculture: Sustaining Future Generations. Illinois has a strong, rich tradition of agriculture and those roots come from the many generations of farmers and ag producers. In Illinois, the family farm has been passed down from generation to generation, as proof with the more than 9200 registered centennial farms. On March, 18th, we honor those farmers who are sustaining future generations by feeding, fueling and clothing the world.
BRANDT WELCOMES COTE D'IVOIRE AMBASSADOR TO SPRINGFIELD
Rick Brandt and Team welcome H.E. Daouda Diabate (third from left), the current Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the United States, to the BRANDT Headquarters in Springfield.
Springfield, Illinois (March 10, 2015) – As part of its ongoing efforts to diversify internationally, BRANDT welcomed H.E. Daouda Diabate, the current Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the United States, to the BRANDT Headquarters in Springfield to discuss opportunities in the of Cote d'Ivoire.
"We very much enjoyed meeting Ambassador Diabate," said Rick Brandt, President & CEO of BRANDT. "Cote d'Ivoire is a key agricultural market in Africa and the Ambassador brought interesting ideas about how we can work together to jumpstart our business in his country. I want to thank the Ambassador for his visit."
BRANDT currently sells plant nutrition products, particularly targeted to cocoa, in Cote d'Ivoire. Cote d'Ivoire is the world's leading cocoa producer.
BRANDT AND PALUDO WIN SEASON OPENER
Curitiba, Brazil (March 7, 2015) – Miguel Paludo piloted the No. 32 BRANDT do Brasil Porsche to victory in the Brasil Porsche GT3 Series season opener at Autodromo Internacional de Curitiba. The two-time champion worked his way through the field from a 7th starting position. In the closing laps Paludo was able to overtake the No. 00 and hold on to take the checkers.
BRANDT® TO RACE IN BRAZIL PORSCHE CUP
BRANDT do Brasil Sponsors Porsche Cup Champion, Miguel Paludo, to Increase Marketing Presence in Brazil
Springfield, Illinois (March 2, 2015) – BRANDT, the professional agriculture company, is sponsoring its first race in an international motorsports series to grow brand awareness in Brazil. Read more >
BRANDT RELEASES 2014 RESULTS FROM RESEARCH FARMS
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (January 15, 2015) – BRANDT is proud to present the 2014 results from our Illinois Research and Development farms in Pleasant Plains and Lexington. This marks the tenth year for the farm at Pleasant Plains and the third for Lexington. The results from these trials have been implemented by our BRANDT locations to assist our customers in maximizing production and profitability. Click here to view the results >
BRANDT® PROFESSIONAL AGRICULTURE® READY FOR THE 2015 NASCAR SEASON
BRANDT® to be primary sponsor of hometown driver in NASCAR's top series
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (January 12, 2015) – BRANDT®, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, announced today they will return as a primary sponsor of the No. 51 driven by Justin Allgaier in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. BRANDT will be the primary sponsor for 21 races over the 2015 season. Read more >
BRANDT RETURNS TO SPONSOR AG-THEMED SERIES ON PBS
ValleyPBS and Fresno County Farm Bureau Welcome BRANDT To Season Three of Valley's Gold
Springfield, Illinois (5 January 2015) – BRANDT, a global agriculture company with significant operations in Fresno,
CA, is returning as a production sponsor for season three of Valley’s Gold, a weekly series on agriculture-related
topics produced by ValleyPBS and the Fresno County Farm Bureau. Read more >