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Business profile: Harold’s Equipment Inc.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

DUNDEE, Ohio — Harold’s Equipment Inc., located at 2120 County Road 168 near Dundee in rural Holmes County, has seen many changes over the past 25 years. It has seen the typical farm change from the small family-owned operations to farms with larger and larger herds of cattle. Along the way, many farms went out […]

Business profile: Progressive Diesel Injection

Thursday, June 24, 2010

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Progressive Diesel Injection is preparing for the future by developing a plan to ensure they are trained in handling the stricter regulations surrounding diesel emissions. The full-service diesel engine machine shop has been keeping its customers’ equipment up and running since 1971 when Harry Ratvasky Sr., founded the company. And, as […]

Business profile: K Buildings

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Steel buildings offer livestock farmers major improvement By CHRIS KICK ckick@farmanddairy.com NEW WESTON, Ohio — Ted Ruchty has been putting up freestall barns and other farm buildings for more than 20 years. Up until the past year, wood has been the primary material. But with some coaxing from the staff of K Buildings, he’s now […]

Business profile: Lamb and webster

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Pennsylvania business brings together farm technology and service By KRISTY FOSTER kfoster@farmanddairy.com GROVE CITY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania tractor and implement dealer may have only been at the location for a year but it brings a lot of history and dedication to technology. Lamb and Webster began in 1960 with its first location in Springville, […]

Business profile: Strasburg Antique Mall

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Strasburg Antique Mall has lots to offer buyers STRASBURG, Ohio — Whether you’re looking for a new addition to your collection, or trying to make a sale yourself, the Strasburg Antique Mall has you covered. The family-run business sells high quality antiques and collectibles, including those that are hard to find and unusual. And, they […]

Business profile: COBA/Select Sires

Thursday, June 24, 2010

COLUMBUS — Making breeding decisions for your beef or dairy herd isn’t easy. And it’s a decision you’ll have to live with for a long time. But you don’t have to make the decision alone. COBA/Select Sires can help. The cooperative, headquartered at 1224 Alton Darby Creek Road, Columbus, serves more than 4,300 member-owners, providing […]

Business profile: Gause Equipment

Thursday, June 24, 2010

LISBON, Ohio — Gause Equipment Inc. got its start in 1956 and they are moving forward with their dealership in 2010. Location. Gause Equipment is located at 33170 state Route 172 at Guilford Lake in Lisbon, Ohio. It is owned by Frank and Pat Zehentbauer. It was started by Charles “Chuck” Gause and Francis Richey, […]

Business profile: K&S Millwrights

Thursday, June 24, 2010

BELOIT, Ohio — K&S Millwrights, 1422 Knox School Road, Beloit, offers millwright services and equipment for grain, feed and seed handling or processing. It carries Sweet Bucket Elevators, Sukup bins and driers, product lines from Hutchison, Honeyville, Screw Conveyor Corp., and Baldor motors. You can also call on them for seeing a job from inception […]

Business profile: Deerfield Farms Service

Thursday, June 24, 2010

DEERFIELD, Ohio — Timely equipment, facility upgrades and service-minded team members are responsible for strengthening Deerfield Farms Service and its customers and putting them above the competition. Investments in facilities and equipment at each Deerfield Farms Service location have helped farmer-customers boost profits and efficiency while maintaining low input costs and strengthening the bottom line. […]

Business Profiles: Hill’s Supply Inc.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

CANAL FULTON, Ohio — Hill’s Supply Inc. is like the farmers it serves — it focuses on what it does best and diversifies into areas where it can provide high-quality products and services. For more than 30 years, Hills Supply has been serving the region’s farmers, specializing in barn and dairy equipment from such manufacturers […]

Business profile: Lemon’s Farm Equipment

Thursday, June 24, 2010

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Lemon’s Farm Equipment has been serving customers throughout the tri-state area for 53 years, and it hopes to be here for another 53 years. In fact, the company added a new showroom and new shop, building on its commitment to the region’s farmers. Lemon’s Farm Equipment carries Massey Ferguson tractors, and other […]

Business profile:Colebrook Elevator

Thursday, June 24, 2010

ORWELL, Ohio — When you farm, you want to work with agribusinesses that know what they’re talking about. That’s why you can count of the folks at Colebrook Elevator, 8549 state Route 46 South, Orwell, Ohio. Because the owners farm 3,800 acres themselves, they know what it takes to grow crops in northern Ohio. Colebrook […]

Business profile: Log Cabin Fence

Thursday, June 24, 2010

AMITY, Pa. — In 2010, Log Cabin Fence enters its 30th year on the same principals as its first: offering a premium product and service second to none. But today, Log Cabin Fence offers much more than just fencing and installation. It sells and builds the Advantage Structure through Century Farm Products, the most durable […]

Harrison Co. family contends nothing is impossible with the help of others

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Encouraging good stewardship of the land is what an eastern Ohio family hopes to pass on to the next generation.

Misty Acres sets the bar for breed character

Friday, June 19, 2009

A Jackson Center couple is striving for excellence in their Cheviot herd.

Diversification may be key to farm survival in fourth farming generation

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Monroe’s Orchards has been in business for 71 years and now encompasses 140 acres.

Business profile: Paris and Washington Insurance

Thursday, June 18, 2009

MINERVA, Ohio — No matter how careful you are, accidents happen — car crashes, natural disasters, financial losses. While you can’t always stop these things from happening, you can protect yourself just in case a situation arises. That’s where Paris and Washington Twp. Home Insurance can help. Been around forever The agency, located in Minerva, […]

Business profile: Terry’s Tire Town

Thursday, June 18, 2009

ALLIANCE, Ohio — As for Terry’s Tire Town, the company “chooses not to participate in the economic downturn.” And it’s that spirit of optimism and drive for success that has kept the tire dealer rolling since 1972. Terry’s is a wholesale and retail tire dealer that specializes in automotive maintenance and repair, wheels, parts and […]

Business profile: Janney Montgomery Scott

Thursday, June 18, 2009

SALEM, Ohio — The recent market events have shaken the confidence of many investors. This past year has seen unprecedented economic flux impacting communities across the nation. During these volatile times, Janney Montgomery Scott’s relationship with its clients is critical to maintaining perspective and making decisions that are right for their long-term personal goals. “We […]

Miner’s Tractor Sales: We can help

Thursday, June 18, 2009

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — Because equipment and farm needs change, the two locations of Miner’s Tractor Sales Inc. have witnessed makeovers since they were purchased to change right along with their customers. Steve Miner, purchased the Edinburg store — formerly Bishop Tractor Sales — in 2004 and added the Canfield location in 2007. Miner’s Tractor offers […]

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