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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 […]

Business Profile: K & M Builders

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

KIDRON, Ohio — In its 20 years, K & M Builders, Ltd., has expanded from one crew to five crews. It was founded by Dan J. Miller after working in the building industry for 30 years. He has eight sons working for him, as well as sons-in-law and even grandsons. They build pole buildings for […]

Business Profile: Janney Montgomery Scott

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

SALEM, Ohio –Since 1832, Janney Montgomery Scott has been serving the financial needs of generations of families. Empowered by the firm’s mission statement, the office is well-poised to meet those needs in an ever-changing and complex financial market. Its mission: “At Janney, we build enduring client relationships based upon integrity, experience and trust by providing […]

Business Profile: Flynn’s Tire Company

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

COCHRANTON, Pa. — The Flynn’s Tire Company is a family-owned business operated by the Flynn family in Mercer County, Pa. The founders established a reputation of service and value in 1964, that continues throughout the organization today. Growing from a single location to multiple locations in western Pennsylvania and eastern and central Ohio, the company […]

Business Profile: Farmer Boy Ag Supply

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

MORRAL, Ohio — Farmer Boy Ag Supply carries many of the products that hog, dairy and poultry farmers need.

Business Profile: Bud’s Farm Toys

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — Larry “Bud” Garner Jr. has a passion for farming. It’s in his blood and something he’s enjoyed since childhood. Today, that interest has taken a turn for the toys.

Business Profile: Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

CUMBERLAND, Ohio — Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company of Cumberland, Ohio, provides property and casualty coverage in conjunction with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company to rural and urban communities alike. We offer a product to meet all insurance needs, whether it is for a farm, rental dwelling, home in town, secondary or seasonal dwelling, churches or […]


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