Anderson Hay’s strong dedication to teamwork applies just as much to our customer relationships. We do our utmost to make doing business with us a first-rate experience. Our relations with customers worldwide continue to prosper, enhanced by strong ties to key government officials home and abroad. With strategically-based port facilities in the Western United States, orders of all sizes and destinations can be shipped quickly and efficiently. Anderson Hay’s dedicated staff make sure all steps, from traceability and inventory management to processing and transportation, are done specifically to fill each customers' needs.
Clarence Anderson begins on his entrepreneurship path by starting up a dairy and horse farm called “Sunnybrook”, and begins buying and selling horses.
Clarence expands his business by raising hay and selling it to dealers.
Ron Anderson, Clarence’s oldest son, joins the family business. He buys a truck at age 16 and uses it to deliver hay to Seattle customers.
Distribution of Kittitas Valley Timothy Hay and other forage products expands to customers throughout the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Arizona, British Columbia and other parts of Canada.
Clarence and Ron formally form Anderson Hay & Grain Co., Inc.
Ron is traveling more and continues to expand the customer base to Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Florida, Louisiana, Omaha, Nebraska and Chicago.
First order for 200 tons of Timothy Hay is delivered to Japanese Horse customers, making Anderson Hay the 1st company to break into exporting goods to Japan.
Markets in Korea, Taiwan & Hong Kong emerge
In 1985 Mark Anderson leaves Alaska and joins his father Ron to learn the family business and lead Anderson Hay to the next level of growth.
Mark is named vice president of Anderson Hay and Grain
First shipments sent to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, for Royal Horses
Mark becomes President and CEO, as his father starts to step back from day-to-day operations.
A major investment is made into a high-tech data-keeping platform
Mark and Ron start making contacts in the Chinese and Vietnam markets.
Anderson Hay & Grain Co. celebrates 50 years of dedicated service and business
The foundation of our success lies in our longstanding relationships with our customers, growers, suppliers, and employees in the Anderson family style.
Our customers depend upon our ability to deliver the right quality at the right time at the right price. In every operational area from harvesting to final end user delivery, we strive for excellence.
Our reputation is the reflection of who we are. Every day our customers see our reputation through the behaviors and decisions we make, the partners we choose, and the condition of our facilities and equipment.