Welcome to Orscheln Farm & Home!
My family has been in the retail business since November, 1960. That's when my grandfather, W.C. Orscheln, known by friends and family as "the Colonel" opened the first Orscheln Farm and Home store in Sedalia, Missouri with a vision of supplying rural American families with products they needed to live, enjoy and thrive in the outdoor, farm, ranch and rural lifestyle.
Shortly after opening the Sedalia store, the Colonel hired his son, Gerald A. (Jerry) Orscheln, to grow the business. Together with the Colonel's experience, Jerry's vision and the tremendous talents of our employees, Orscheln Farm and Home stores opened across rural America with products needed to run small family farms, ranches, and homes. By 2003, under Jerry's leadership, Orscheln Farm and Home grew to 85 stores.
Today, Orscheln Farm and Home serves farm, home, ranch and suburban customers with over 165 stores located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Oklahoma. Though our numbers have grown, the Orscheln Family values and traditions remain the same. It is our goal and responsibility to honor the tradition and achievements of my grandfather and uncle by ensuring that Orscheln Farm and Home continues to meet the needs of our rural customers as well as those of a new generation of Americans seeking a touch of the rural lifestyle, no matter where they live.
To help our customers continue to live and enjoy the outdoor, farm, ranch and rural lifestyle, even if living in suburbia, our product offerings have grown to include lawn and garden, farm supplies, livestock feed, animal health, pet food and supplies, hardware, plumbing, electrical, automotive, toys, housewares and work and western clothing.
Today, the Orscheln Family and our fine team of knowledgeable, experienced associates are poised and ready to serve you in your local Orscheln Farm and Home store. We look forward to seeing you there.
W.L. (Barry) Orscheln CEO
Barry L. Orscheln CEO