About us

Monday-Friday: 8-5
Saturday: 8-Noon

For more information:
381 SR 117
Goodfield, IL 61742
Phone: 309-965-2555
Toll Free: 888-893-3450

Based in Goodfield, Earlybird has been serving Central Illinois producers since 1967 in efforts to provide a more excellent agronomic service. Our goal is to provide honest, assessment-based suggestions to our customers while providing the highest quality product at a competitive price. We offer exceptional service and a wide variety of products in the following areas:

  • Liquid fertilizer manufacturing
  • Crop protection products (branded and generic)
  • Agronomic services
  • Seed sales and treatment
  • Feed manufacturing and sales
  • Landscape and turf products
  • Aerial application and remote sensing

We use state-of-the-art equipment to ensure efficiency and a greater return on your investment. Our commitment is to provide you with timely service and satisfaction.

Ralph Gudeman, President
(309) 208-9069

Dan Gudeman, Vice President
(309) 208-1132

Ron Wiegand
(309) 208-9064

Ron begin with Earlybird in 1972. Earlybirds successful Agronomy Division is a direct result of Ron's efforts. He is both a certified Crop Adviser and Technical Services Provider. Ron is an active community member having served on the Woodford County Board for 11 years, an advisor to the SWCD Board, and many other church & community positions. Ron is married with 5 children and 12 grandchildren.