Farmland Industries, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $19,418 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $4,518 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 14,500
  • Sub-industry: 51 Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods
  • Place of incorporation: KS
  • Court for city of headquarters: MO Kansas City
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Bryan Cave
  • Date of filing: May 31, 2002
  • Judge at filing: Jerry W. Venters
  • Court district of filing: MO WD
  • Court city of filing: Kansas City, MO
  • Case number: 02-50557
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? yes
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: December 19, 2003
  • Judge at disposition: Jerry W. Venters
  • Days from filing to disposition: 567

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? company did not emerge
  • Did firm refile? not emerged 5 years

The BRD has been supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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