Since 1978 Witmer’s Feed and Grain has grown and expanded throughout the agricultural industry. Our family-owned business prides itself in delivering personable, responsive, and value driven services from the beginning.

  • 1977

    Train derailment destroys local feed mill, known as Columbiana Milling.

  • 1978

    Witmer’s Feed & Grain was founded on July 10th with the completion of the mill in Columbiana and the expansion of the grain facility.

  • 1982

    Bulk fertilizer was added to the product line.

  • 1986

    The Garfield Facility was purchased and feed was being manufactured and delivered from that location.

  • 1988

    Grain storage was added to the Garfield Facility, allowing customers to haul all grain to that location instead of Columbiana.

  • 1991

    Witmer’s manufactured up to 10,000 ton of feed a year and had the capacity to store up to 500,000 bushels of corn.

  • 1993

    The corn storage building, later becoming a warehouse, was constructed.

  • 1994

    Expanded the grain facility at Garfield, adding new grain bins.

  • 1998

    Expanded and computerized feed mill, added new load out bins, and added new overhead ingredient bins.

  • 1999

    Added bulk fertilizer to the Garfield Facility and remodeled the mixer at the Columbiana Mill.

  • 2000

    An upgraded bagging line was put in at the Columbiana Mill.

  • 2001

    Built a 160,000 bushel bin to hold corn at the Columbiana Mill, the corn storage building was turned into the warehouse.

  • 2001

    Pit #2 was built for unloading all grain.

  • 2001

    The Garfield Facility caught on fire and was then remodeled. Before the fire Garfield was still manufacturing their own feed and delivering to customers. After the fire, the location no longer manufactured or delivered feed.

  • 2005

    An additional bagging line was put in at the Columbiana Mill, doubling bagging capabilities.

  • 2008

    Added 8 new 30 ton loadout feed bins and 2 new 50 ton soybean meal bins.

  • 2010

    There were 10 trucks on the road delivering feed daily.

  • 2012

    Pit #1 was built along with the installation of a new MC dryer capable of drying up to 3,500 bushels an hour. A 600,000 bushel Brock Bin was also installed, expanding grain storage.

  • 2015

    Added 48 micro bins into production to automatically weigh out smaller amounts of ingredients and increase production.

  • 2015

    The shop was built, allowing Witmer’s to do more mechanical work in house. It can hold up to 2 bulk trucks at a time.

  • 2016

    Purchased the Berlin Facility and expanded the Columbiana location by adding a new warehouse and a new loading dock.

  • 2016

    A new double bagging line was added into production in the new portion of the mill. In the new bagging area, up to 20 ton of feed can be bagged every hour.

  • 2016

    Witmer’s became Safe Feed, Safe Food (SFSF) Certified and additional grain bins were added at the Garfield Facility.

  • 2017

    Pellet Mill was finalized and started in production.

  • 2018

    A full time mechanic was hired to bring all mechanical projects in house.

  • 2018

    There are 14 trucks on the road delivering feed daily. Witmer’s has the capacity to store 2.3 million bushels of grain and manufactures about 100,000 tons of feed a year at the Columbiana Mill.

  • 2019

    Our full-service Agronomy Center was completed and opened for its first year of business.

  • 2022

    July 1st Witmer's was purchased by Heritage Cooperative and now operates as a part of the feed division.