Our Values and Foundation Principles

Our foundational principles grow out of our core values. They shape the corporate and divisional strategies that guide our daily work.

AgReserves - Storage Facilities

Preparedness Ready

  • AgReserves primarily produces food crops, which can be used for humanitarian purposes if needed
  • Contribute to overall preparedness by assuring all operations are profitable
  • As part of sound crop rotations, wheat, edible beans, edible oils and milk may be produced to meet preparedness objectives
  • Utilize storage and processing to make products available as close to year-round as possible
  • Tobacco, coffee, wine grapes, malt barley, marijuana and hops are not produced on AgReserves property

Land Based

  • Acquire the best land in the best places to produce the crops grown
  • Lease or direct-operate land based on economies of scale, profitability and long-term resource management objectives
  • Protect and enhance long-term value by preserving future land-use options
  • Make disciplined acquisition and disposition decisions by involving specialists in production, finance and land
AgReserves - Land Based
Packaging Onions

Customer Focused

  • Deliver safe, quality food that exceeds customer expectations
  • Differentiate products
  • Develop business-to-business branding

Sustainable Producers

  • Preserve and enhance natural resources
  • Be environmentally responsible
  • Treat animals humanely
Watering crops using conservation methods
AgReserves - Effective Harvesting

Performance Motivated

  • Get world-class financial and management results
  • No food contamination incidents
  • Innovate using good science, business best practices and proven technology
  • Emphasize land-based, capital-intensive enterprises
  • Manage assets with proper financial, credit, and security controls, and timely record keeping
  • Foster strategic relationships with vendors, customers and other producers
  • Diversify by product line, customer and supplier bases and value-added processing

People Centered

  • Attract, develop, engage and retain the best talent
  • Treat all with dignity and respect
  • Keep employees safe
  • Be good team members
  • Be emotionally mature
Cowboys riding into the sunset
River Point Farms - Donation to Charity

Engaged Citizens

  • Act with absolute integrity
  • Ride for the brand
  • Lift our communities and industries
  • Enhance the appearance of our operations
  • Allow use of non-essential land for appropriate church and community activities