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Giant ragweed on the rise in Pa.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Giant ragweed — on the rise in Pennsylvania — is one of the most difficult weeds to manage if it enters tilled fields and is a common problem in Ohio corn and soybean fields.

Business profile: Renaissance Nutrition

Thursday, June 24, 2010

ROARING SPRING, Pa. — Research, customer service, education and growth are what has helped Renaissance Nutrition grow. In over 26 years, Renaissance Nutrition has become the largest nutrition and premix manufacturing business in the Northeast and continues to rapidly expand in the Midwest. Today, Renaissance is working with producers in more than 28 states. Their […]

Business profile: Straight A’s Ranch Supply

Thursday, June 24, 2010

MALVERN, Ohio — When you’re looking for agricultural and livestock supplies, no one grades higher than Straight A’s Ranch Supply. Founded in 1991, the company offers brand names in fencing, gates, southern yellow pine post — as well as equipment like Gallagher chargers, Nutrena Feed, Priefert Livestock Equipment, Big Valley Chutes and Miraco watering systems. […]

Business profile: Agri-Door Inc.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Myerstown, Pa. — Agri-Door Inc. recently expanded its warehouse an extra 2,600 square feet and hopes to expand its reach to even more states that need silo doors. According to Jacob Stoltzfus, owner, the business currently ships to over a dozen states. Stoltzfus has four other employees helping customers receive requested custom jobs. They’ll also […]

Business profile: Armstrong Saddlery and Trailer Sale Inc.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

SALEM, Ohio — Armstrong Saddlery and Trailer Sale Inc. retails horse equipment such as saddles and bridles, grooming supplies, horse feed, baled shavings and supplies for the rider. They also have new and used horse trailers. Armstrong also sells these items to wholesale nationwide. In addition to these activities, Armstrong’s also provides horse supplies and […]

Business profile: Shur-Company

Thursday, June 24, 2010

RAVENNA, Ohio — Tarps. You probably don’t think about them, or how they work or last, until you need a specific one for a specific job. But the folks at the Shur-Company think about tarps all the time — it’s what they do, and they do it well. The house that shoes built. Edward Shorma […]

Business profile: Baker & Sons Equipment Co.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

LEWISVILLE, Ohio — For more than 50 years, Baker & Sons Equipment Co., 45381 state Route 145, Lewisville, Ohio, has been working with farmers, landowners and consumers to keep them growing strong. Ever since John Baker started the business in 1958, he’s been committed to agriculture and the community. Today, he still leads the family-owned […]

Business profile: Doebler’s

Thursday, June 24, 2010

JERSEY SHORE, Pa. — Doebler’s is celebrating 75 years in business as a premier hybrid seedcorn, soybean, alfalfa, forage grass and clover dealer. The company, started in 1935 by T.A. Doebler Sr., focused on local production and distribution. Currently, the company serves the needs of growers in nine states in the East. In 2009, Doebler’s […]

Business profile: Seed Consultants, Inc.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Seed Consultants, Inc. started with zero sales in 1990, and has grown to more than $42 million in gross sales in 2010. Based in Washington Court House, Ohio, Seed Consultants is currently the largest independent seed company in Ohio, and third largest of all seed companies doing business in Ohio. […]

Business profile: Terry’s Truck & Trailer Equipment

Thursday, June 24, 2010

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — How many times have you purchased something only to find that the sale was the end of the seller’s service? That won’t happen at Terry’s Truck & Trailer Equipment, 3894 State St., N.W., North Canton. “Our success comes from putting our customers’ satisfaction as our No. 1 priority,” said owner and […]

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