United Suppliers is an agricultural crop protection, seed and crop nutrient distributor owned by approximately 640 local retail businesses. United Suppliers, founded in 1963, is a wholesale organization based in Iowa. It is owned by agricultural retailers who do business throughout the central part of the United States and parts of Canada. United Suppliers provides its owners a competitive and reliable supply of crop protection and crop nutrients. It also offers other resources that will help its owners succeed like employee development, safety and compliance, marketing, strategic planning and finance.