NOTICE OF CLAIMS HEARING

On Friday, April 24th, 2020, the Indiana Grain Buyers and Warehouse Licensing Agency (“Agency”) accepted the voluntary surrender of buyer-warehouse license number 136 issued to SALAMONIE MILLS, INC., (“Company”) located at:

525 N WAYNE ST

WARREN, IN 46792

HUNTINGTON COUNTY

619 N MAIN ST

WARREN, IN

HUNTINGTON COUNTY

10643 S HARTFORD CITY RD

WARREN, IN 46792

HUNTINGTON COUNTY

10199 S WAYNE RD

WARREN, IN 46792

HUNTINGTON COUNTY

1649 N 200 E

HUNTINGTON, IN 46750

HUNTINGTON COUNTY

156 HALE ST

MARKLE, IN 46770

WELLS COUNTY

As a result, the Company is no longer licensed under the requirements of Title 824 of Indiana Administrative Code and Indiana Code 26-3-7.

Pursuant of Indiana Code 26-3-7-16.5(c), producers who made grain deliveries to SALAMONIE MILLS, INC., (“Company”) from December 20th, 2018, through March 20th, 2020, may now be eligible for certain reimbursements from the Indiana Grain Buyers and Warehouse Licensing Agency (“Agency”) and/or the Indiana Grain Indemnity Corporation for an accrued financial and/or storage loss. All PRODUCERS WHO MARKETED GRAIN UNDER A LAST NAME BEGINNING WITH THE LETTER A-J, OR A FARM/BUSINESS NAME BEGINNING WITH THE LETTER A-J who believe they have a claim to file directly related to the Company grain failure are strongly encouraged to attend SESSION 1 of a claims hearing on TUESDAY, AUGUST 4TH, 2020, at 2:00 PM EDT. This session of the hearing will be held at DILLMAN CHURCH located at 8888 S 1100 W-90, WARREN, IN 46792.

Representatives from the Agency will be available onsite to meet one-on-one from 9:30 AM EDT, until 1:30 PM EDT, the day of the hearing, to help impacted producers prepare documents necessary to file a claim.

Due to COVID-19 capacity guidelines, priority entrance will first be given to producers who marketed grain under a last name beginning with the letter A-J, or a farm/business name beginning with the letter A-J, and who have a claim to file with the Agency that is directly related to the Company grain failure. All hearing attendees will be required to adhere to all COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. This includes utilizing appropriate face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, designated walkways, and maintaining at least six (6) feet of distance from other attendees.

A live broadcast of the hearing will begin at 2:00 PM EDT, on August 4th. Potential claimants unable to attend the hearing in person are encouraged to participate via this live broadcast. To help the Agency adhere to all COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, we ask members of the public who are interested in attending this hearing as an observer to also participate via this live broadcast. The access link to the live broadcast will be made available to the public on the Agency’s home page at isda.in.gov/grain.htm at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the start of the hearing.

Any and all producers who believe they are entitled to a claim and have not received written notification in the mail from the Agency should call (317) 232-1360 as soon as possible.

Agency Contact Information:

Indiana Grain Buyers and Warehouse Licensing Agency

Indiana State Department of Agriculture

1 N Capitol Ave, Ste 600

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317) 232-1360

Fax: (317) 232-1362

E-mail: ingrainbuyers@isda.in.gov 

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