FarmChem, a Floyd-based company launched in 1974, knows how to evolve with the times and succeed, earning them Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRI) Entrepreneur winner.

FarmChem began in ag chemical sales, but the founders soon realized there was more potential growth in manufacturing and selling ag equipment used in grain farming, storage and energy.  

Justin Peterson, vice president of FarmChem, says the easiest way to describe the company is just to know they “predominantly make storage tanks, pumping systems, about anything you would use to move crop production.”

Today, FarmChem has 80 employees who...