Skyland Grain, LLC is a joint venture between Johnson Cooperative Grain Co. and ADM Grain Co. that began operations in August of 2004. The company is governed by a six-member board of directors consisting of three representatives from Johnson Cooperative Grain and three representatives from ADM Grain. Skyland Grain operates nearly 10 grain elevators in four communities throughout Kansas, including Big Bow, Johnson City, Manter and Saunders and has two elevators in Colorado with more than 10 million bushels of grain storage. The company also has a full-service agronomy division that provides custom application of the fertilizer and chemicals and sells bulk liquid, dry, anhydrous ammonia fertilizers, chemicals and seed. Skyland Grain maintains a branch in Big Bow, Kan., that employs more than 10 people.