News & Events

The Equity Plans to Acquire Beverlin Oil

May 06, 2022 | The Equity
The Equity is pleased to announce the acquisition of Beverlin Oil company of Newton, Illinois. The Beverlin family and it’s employees have built this refined fuels delivery business on a commitment to service since 1976. The business is comprised of about 2,000,000 gallons ...

The Equity announces formation of Equity Services, LLC

May 04, 2022 | The Equity
The Equity is pleased to announce the formation of Equity Services, LLC. This entity is an alliance between The Equity and agriculture-service providers: Brücke Financial, Inc., Sonne Energy, Mid-State Farm Insurance, and Taylor Law Offices.

Greg Taylor Appointed Chairman of the Board for IFCA

Jan 27, 2022 | The Equity
Greg Taylor, Director of Agronomy Operations has recently been appointed the position of Chairman of the Board for the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association.

Technology Driven

Jan 07, 2022 | The Equity
Autonomy in agriculture has been a something on the horizon that most were not sure when they would see used efficiently across multiple acres. The Equity is embracing this new technology by being one of the first ag retailers to demo the OMNiPOWER autonomous spreader from Raven....

The GO TEAM raises $1,349 for Relay for Life

Jul 19, 2021 | The Equity
The GO TEAM raises $1,349 for Relay for Life at the Effingham County Relay for Life Event on Friday, July 9th. 

The Equity wins 2021 Excellence in Business Award

May 03, 2021 | The Equity
The Equity wins Excellence in Business Award for long-term growth

The Equity Farm & Home Store Expanding

Apr 23, 2021 | The Equity
The Equity Farm & Home Store in Effingham is set to expand into a new warehouse.

Mark Cullen Elected to NGFA Board of Directors

Apr 01, 2021 | The Equity
NGFA Members Elect Officers and New Directors The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced its members elected officers and new directors. Congratulations to Mark Cullen, Senior Vice President, Feed and Livestock, The Equity for being elected to the NGFA Board...

The Equity welcomes Senior VP, Feed & Livestock

Jan 20, 2021 | The Equity
The Equity is excited to welcome Mark Cullen to our Team as the Senior Vice President of Feed & Livestock. Mark was most recently the Executive Vice President of Animal Nutrition at Landus Cooperative. Mark's extensive background in feed manufacturing, soy processing...

Planters Precision Expands Footprint - Announces acquisition of Saddoris Precision Meter

Dec 30, 2020 | The Equity
Planters Precision, an innovative precision ag company owned by The Equity, is excited to announce its acquisition of Saddoris Precision Meter, a precision agronomy company located in Moweaqua, Illinois. Saddoris Precision Meter will operate as a new location for Planters Precisi...

The Equity welcomes New Loan Portfolio Manager

Dec 07, 2020 | The Equity
The Equity is excited to welcome Jennera Clark to our Credit Department as the Loan Portfolio Manager. Jennera goes by ‘JJ’ and will be heading up the GO FLEX program where growers can finance crop inputs to take advantage of early pay discounts.

Planters Precision Expands Footprint - Announces acquisition of H & H Precision

Dec 02, 2020 | The Equity
Planters Precision, an innovative precision ag company owned by The Equity, is excited to announce its acquisition of H & H Precision, a Precision Planting and Yetter Equipment dealer located east of Gays, Illinois. H & H Precision will operate as a new location for Plant...

The Equity to Host Blood Drive

Dec 01, 2020 | The Equity
The Equity will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, December 21st from 9 am to 2 pm. The mobile unit will be located at The Equity Farm & Home Store parking lot on Temple Avenue. If you are wanting to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive and search for ...

The Equity Altamont Multimillion Dollar Expansion

Oct 08, 2020 | The Equity
Effingham Daily News - written by Chris Mills   A multimillion dollar expansion of The Equity is underway in Altamont, according to Altamont Operations Manager Clint Bowman and Sales Manager Brett Stuemke. “We just got the point we had to expand,” Bowman sai...

First-year Farmer Meets Challenges with Support

Oct 03, 2020 | The Equity
Illinois Farmer Today - Charles Leitz and his son Ben have had an eventful first-year as pig farmers but are pleased with how they have managed in the trying conditions of 2020. 

The Equity Matches Employee Donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Aug 24, 2020 | The Equity
The Equity matches funds raised by company employees and donates $1218 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

The Equity My Account is Going Live

Jul 17, 2020 | The Equity
In an effort to give The Equity’s customers more real-time account management functionality, My Farm Records will be retired on December 31, 2020.

The Equity Donates to Effingham Police K-9 Program

Jul 17, 2020 | The Equity
The Equity donates funds and dog food to support new Effingham K-9.

Form Required for Farm Activity Related Travel

Jun 30, 2020 | The Equity
If you are needing the Farming Critical Infrastructure Designation form provided by Homeland Security, you can download it by clicking through. Please keep this form with you at all times as you travel for agriculture related work.

Insights In Your Seed Decision Making

Jan 21, 2018 | The Equity
A successful growing season starts with the right seed, especially if these are your tough acres. Here's how we can help you make the right decision when it comes to your investment.

Data = Understanding

Jan 21, 2018 | The Equity
Your success starts with seed. And while you don’t have a crystal ball to see what next year’s conditions will be, you won’t make a bad decision if you rely on data.

Jansen Selected to Land O'Lakes Executive Council

Apr 26, 2017 | The Equity
Nick Jansen, The Equity Board Chairperson, was recently selected to the Land O'Lakes Executive Council.