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Business Profile: Hoopes Fertilizer

Friday, June 13, 2008

EAST ROCHESTER, Ohio — A piece of equipment at Hoopes Fertilizer is putting a new twist on an old job.

Business Profile: Seed Consultants

Friday, June 13, 2008

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Seed Consultants, Inc. started with zero sales in 1990, and expanded to over $25 million in gross sales in 2008. Based in Washington Court House, Ohio, it is currently the largest independent seed company in Ohio, and third of all seed companies doing business in Ohio. Seed Consultants, Inc. is […]

Business Profile: Minerva True Value

Friday, June 13, 2008

MINERVA, Ohio –If progress is measured by change and adapting to the trends in the local area, Minerva True Value has been making progress for years.

Business Profile: Dairy Farmers of America

Friday, June 13, 2008

FAIRLAWN, Ohio — Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is a milk marketing cooperative and food company dedicated to providing a secure market for member milk and to making available services that help members produce high-quality milk. The cooperative offers over-order premiums, including quality premiums. Experienced field representatives are available to help producers improve milk quality […]

Business Profile: Terry’s Tire Town

Friday, June 13, 2008

Founded by Terry Tolerton, Terry’s Tire Town has come a long way since that first store opened in Alliance.

Business Profile: Renaissance Nutrition

Friday, June 13, 2008

ROARING SPRING, Pa. — In over 23 years, Renaissance Nutrition has become the largest nutrition and premix manufacturing business in the Northeast, and continues to rapidly expand in the Midwest. The company is committed to providing livestock producers with quality products, resources and information needed to improve both productivity and profitability. Its highly-qualified nutritional consultants […]

Business Profile: Log Cabin Fence

Friday, June 13, 2008

AMITY, Pa. — Log Cabin Fence, of Amity, Pa., provides fence materials and installation for professionals and do-it-yourselfers alike. It is a family owned and operated company that started when the Iams’ began selling wire out of the back of a pick-up truck in 1981. The business expanded into providing professional fence installation, as well […]

Business Profile: Dynamic Structures

Friday, June 13, 2008

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — In another phase of strategic growth that began earlier this year with a revamped logo and a new facility expansion, Dynamic Structures has launched an interactive Web site.

Business Profile: Chalker’s Auction

Friday, June 13, 2008

SOUTHINGTON, OHIO — If you’re looking for a baler, a haybine, a sickle mower or tractor to get you through hay season, head to Chalker’s Auction, 4911 Herner-County Line Road in Southington. Or if you’re looking for a manure spreader, a grain drill, cultimulcher, you name it, you can find it at one of Chalker’s […]

Business Profile: Baker & Sons Equipment Co.

Friday, June 13, 2008

LEWISVILLE, Ohio –In 2008, Baker & Sons Equipment Co. will celebrate its 50th anniversary of bringing farmers a full line of farm equipment sales and service. The Bakers sell a full line of new agricultural equipment, including New Holland, Massey Ferguson, Bush Hog, Kuhn, Kuhn Knight, Pequea Machine, H & S Manufacturing, Ag Wrap, LandPride, […]

Business Profile: Bortnick Tractor Sales

Friday, June 13, 2008

CONNEAUT, Ohio — Proving that it’s getting bigger and better, Bortnick Tractor Sales is one of the newest northeast Ohio Stihl dealerships. Bortnick Tractor Sales, 5042 Center Road, Conneaut, Ohio, carries accessory-type items, plus Woods, Kubota and New Holland product lines. Since today’s customer is not necessarily a typical farmer, many hobby farmers are in […]

Business Profile: Dailey Fence and Supply

Friday, June 13, 2008

ADAMSVILLE, Ohio –Dailey Fence and Supply started as a fence building company in 1982 and has grown to offer many new and interesting products.

Business Profile: Farm Credit Services

Friday, June 13, 2008

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Farm Credit Services of Mid-America is a $13.8 billion financial services cooperative serving over 82,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Tennessee. Farm Credit offers financing for small and large tracts of land, home purchases and refinancing, new construction, home improvements, recreational and investment properties, barns, sheds and […]

Business Profile: H&H Lumber Co.

Friday, June 13, 2008

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio –If you’re in the market to build a barn, look to H&H Lumber Co., Inc., in Loudonville, Ohio, for your answers. The company specializes in large and small pole barns for many uses such as beef facilities, freestall barns, milking parlors, heifer barns, hay storage, shops, machine storage, businesses and commercial. H&H can […]

Business Profile: Harold’s Equipment Inc.

Friday, June 13, 2008

DUNDEE, Ohio –Harold’s Equipment Inc. is actively involved in the ag and dairy industry, making it a top choice for farmers needing new equipment or repairs. Harold and Sue Neuenschwander and their employees are committed to the industry, especially in knowing customers’ needs and being there to provide for those needs. The company tries to […]

Business Profile: Medina Antique Mall

Friday, June 13, 2008

MEDINA, Ohio — At Medina Antique Mall, success can be attributed to one thing — customer service. The mall values quality and focuses on providing a clean, organized environment. Medina Antique Mall offers pre-1971 antiques and collectibles. Buying is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. There is also a cafe. Evaluation events occur twice a […]

Business Profile: Shur-Co

Friday, June 13, 2008

RAVENNA, Ohio –The Shur-Co name is well-known in the industry for providing quality, engineered products and top-notch customer service. Shur-Co manufactures the Original Shur-Lok rollup tarp system and 25 other tarping systems for agriculture, construction, and flatbed industries. New products include the 3500 Series electric option for the Shur-Lok system, the strongest and smoothest electric […]

Business Profile: Stoltzfus Spreaders

Friday, June 13, 2008

MORGANTOWN, Pa. — Stoltzfus Spreaders in Morgantown, Pa., was founded by Christian Stoltzfus in 1945 in a five-story stone gristmill with 2,500 square feet of floor space. Now, the company, which remains family owned and operated, has grown to 25,000 square feet with further expansion and renovation under way. The business specializes in spreaders for […]

Business Profile: Unkefer Equipment

Friday, June 13, 2008

MINERVA, Ohio — Unkefer Equipment, located at 1115 N. Market St. in Minerva, Ohio, marks its 40th anniversary in 2008. The equipment dealership offers Case IH tractors and skid loaders, New Holland tractors and skid loaders, hay tools, forage equipment, Kubotas and Steiner turf equipment, among other brands and pieces. The company started in 1968, […]

Business Profile: The Tractor Depot

Friday, June 13, 2008

SALEM, Ohio — The Tractor Depot got its start in 2001 as a repair business called Carlton Performance. As time passed, the business grew out of its original farm shop and last year, the company moved into a new facility. Founded and owned by Carlton Cope, The Tractor Depot offers tractor equipment repair for all […]


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