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Jimmy Sanders, Inc. Expands Its Operations with New Retail Farm Input Location in Whiteville, Tennessee

Friday, August 17, 2012 - Cleveland, MS

Jimmy Sanders, Inc., the Mid-South's largest locally and family-owned agricultural input supply company has expanded its retail operations with a new location in Whiteville, TN. Since its recent opening date of August 1, 2012, the Whiteville retail facility provides the highest-caliber brands and formulations of seed, crop protection chemicals, and fertility products to local growers, as well as precision agriculture services through Sanders’ award-winning OptiGro® program. Through a secure, web-based platform, OptiGro® processes, stores and analyzes data across several million acres and assists growers in maximizing their return on input investment for each cropping season. 

Sanders also brings to Whiteville the latest in seed technology, animal health and soil fertility products to lovers of the outdoors and wildlife recreation through its Wildwood Genetics® brand. Wildwood Genetics® supplies a broad variety of food plot seed selections, as well as custom habitat services such as seed, fertilizer and pesticide consultation, soil sampling, weed management advice, and GPS field mapping. 

The Whiteville location is managed by Ryan Zawacki and is located at 405 Highway 64, Whiteville, Tennessee. “We are excited to be with Sanders and our daily goal will be to bring the principles of integrity, innovation, and success to the community of agriculture,” stated Zawacki. 

Bo Kennon is responsible for warehouse management and inside sales, while Wesley Taylor oversees sales and operations. “I am proud to be on board with Sanders. Our desire is to grow the Sanders business in this area and be of great assistance to local producers,” said Kennon. “It is truly a blessing to be a part of the Sanders team and also this community. I am grateful for and look forward to serving in the agriculture field in this area,” added Taylor. 

Jimmy Sanders, Inc., established in 1953, is headquartered in Cleveland, MS and currently services Mid-South growers with 78 locations across Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Texas.