Our History

Founded in 1995, Wehmeyer Seed began as a 7200 square foot facility serving the local seed needs in the Midwest.Wehmeyer Seed is a family owned seed company dedicated to raising, conditioning and packaging high quality soybean and wheat seed.

Through continual improvements to our facility and equipment, our goal is to become the premier independently owned seed processing facility in the Midwest. Our long-standing client relationships bear testimony to the faith they have in us and our reputation for honesty, integrity and professionalism.

With great attention to detail and focus on exceeding our clients’ expectations, we have steadily grown over the years..

1995 › ESTABLISHMENT
2001

july 1 1995

Summer 1995

Dale and Lisa purchase ground to start a seed cleaning business

1995

95  build wheat

Summer 1995

Construction begins

1995

 

july 3 1995

Summer 1995

Construction of 10,000 sq ft facility nears completion.

1995

4 plant

Summer 1995

Original seed cleaning equipment in the tower

1995

newspaper

Fall 1995

Mascoutah Herald Grand Opening

1995

first load

Fall 1995

Dale receives the first load of wheat

1995

first bag

Fall 1995

Dale smiling with the first bag of packaged wheat

1998

warehouse 1

Summer 1998

WSC adds 12,000 sq ft warehouse addition

2005

2006 photo

Summer 2005

WSC adds 27,000 sq ft warehouse addition

2006

 

Summer 2006

WSC adds a new receiving station and surge tanks

2007

office

Summer 2007

WSC expands with an office addition

2007

warehouse 2007
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Summer 2007

WSC adds 41,250 sq ft warehouse addition

2008

 

Spring 2008

WSC adds a second bagging and seed treating station to operate independently from tower

2013

2013 renovation

Summer 2013

WSC renovates processing tower with new state of the art equipment

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Wehmeyer Seed is located in the fertile soils of Southern Illinois.