OMAHA, NEB. — Gavilon Grain, L.L.C. announced that it acquired a 981,000--bus. grain facility in Silica, Kas. The facility primarily handles wheat, corn, milo and soybeans, with 60-car shipping capabilities on the Kansas-Oklahoma railroad.

“Kansas grain continues to drive demand by our commercial food industry customers that want high quality wheat,” said Mike Barrett, regional vice president of North American Grain. “We look forward to extending our storage, marketing, cross-country trading and risk management capabilities offered in Wichita and Abilene to our customers and producers in central Kansas. Our local expertise is backed by Gavilon’s strong global network.”

The Silica facility is Gavilon’s third grain elevator in Kansas, with a shuttle facility in Abilene and its largest grain elevator in Wichita.