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Business Profile: Deerfield Farms

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

DEERFIELD, Ohio — Looking back, it may seem surprising to some that the history of Deerfield Farms Service, Inc. dates back to 1959, when it began as a 93-acre corn and hog operation owned by Boyd Wallbrown Jr., and his wife, Joan, at the present site in Deerfield, Ohio. As Boyd increased his acres, he […]

Business Profile: 64 Metals

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The post-frame building business at 64 Metals, a family-owned business in St. Louisville, Ohio, has gone through the roof… literally.

Business Profile: Greier Ag Center

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Farmers’ needs and wants are still Greier Ag Center’s priority.

Business Profile: Mitchell’s Fence Supply

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Mitchell’s Fence Supply was originally located in the home of owners Lance and Angie Mitchell in February 2007. By April, the business had outgrown the home and moved into its current retail building at 19041 Township Road 7 in Coshocton.

Business Profile: COBA/Select Sires

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

COLUMBUS –Dairy and beef breeders know to turn to COBA/Select Sires for the best genetics to get their cows and heifers pregnant. The farmer-owned cooperative celebrated 2007 as its 11th consecutive phenomenal sales year, according to general manager Bernie Heisner. In 1997, COBA sold 670,884 units of semen. Ten years later, in the same market […]

Business Profile: Case Farms

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

WINESBURG, Ohio — Case Farms is a fully integrated poultry farming and processing group of dedicated individuals comprised of over 2,000 employees and 400 contract growers that work together to produce consistent quality poultry products every time for every customer.

Business Profile: W.G. Dairy Supply

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

CRESTON, Ohio — With the mottos “We service what we sell” and “Working together,” you can bet you’ll get top-notch treatment from all of W.G. Dairy Supply’s 25 employees. The family business currently offers a full line of milking and barn equipment, including Bou-Matic milking systems; Dari-Kool bulk tanks and sanitation; Chemland cleaning chemicals; J-Star […]

Business Profile: Progressive Diesel Injection

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Finding enough time to get all the work done is hard enough, but when your equipment is down it’s downright impossible. That’s when Progressive Diesel Injection can bail you out.

Business Profile: Pearl Valley Cheese

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

FRESNO, Ohio — Celebrating its 80th year in 2008, Pearl Valley Cheese in Fresno, Ohio, makes and markets a variety of award-winning cheeses and cheese products. The company was founded in 1928 by Ernest Stalder, a Swiss immigrant. He and his wife, Gertrude, began by making one 200-pound Swiss cheese wheel per day. Today, the […]

Business Profile: Miner’s Tractor Sales

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — Miner’s Tractor Sales, Inc. was formerly known as Bishop Tractor, located at 6941 Tallmadge Road in Edinburg Township, Rootstown, Ohio. Al Bishop hired Steve Miner when he was only 12. After school, Steve would hang out at the store admiring the equipment, so Al told him if he was going to hang […]


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