Jewell Grain Company held its first stockholder’s meeting on April 4, 1912, and was capitalized for $12,000. On March 18, 1943, the articles of incorporation were amended to make the company into a cooperative organization. Today the company has assets of over 21 million dollars. The company is currently owned by over 800 stockholders who elect members of the board at the annual meeting in March.

Jewell Grain Company has 42 full-time employees at its three locations in Northwest Ohio: Jewell, Okolona, Ney, Mark Center, and Hicksville. 

Jewell Grain Company merged with Hicksville Grain on July 1st, 2021.

Brent Petersen has served as general manager since 1998.


The story of the Jewell Grain Company has been one of continued progress from the beginning. This business would not have progressed without the support of the loyal patrons of the Company, neither could it have been continued without the untiring efforts of those who managed and directed its years of progress.

The Jewell Grain Co.
8049 Independence Road
Defiance, OH  43512
M 937 Road 17D
Okolona, OH  43545
 465 W Main
Ney, OH  43549
 P.O. Box 30008
Jewell, OH  43530
M 937 Road 17D
Okolona, Oh  43545
P.O. Box 156
Ney, OH  43549 
Fax 419-497-2200
 Fax 419-758-3415
Fax 419-658-8602


 Hicksville Elevator
259 E High St
Hicksville, OH  43526
 Hicksville Agronomy
501 Railroad St
Hicksville, OH  43526
 Mark Center
 9585 Marion St
Mark Center, OH  43536
 P.O. Box 146
Hicksville, OH  43526
501 Railroad St
Hicksville, OH  43526