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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 […]

Nexus Marketing can help farmers manage their risk

Thursday, June 18, 2009

ANNA, Ohio — Many people say farming is a gamble. One company is trying to take some of the risk out of it. Nexus Marketing, an affiliate of the National Farmers Organization, handles all aspects of risk management strategies involving fat cattle, forward contracting and hedging. The company has experienced over 300 percent growth over […]

Wastewater treatment system may fuel Pearl Valley Cheese future

Thursday, June 18, 2009

FRESNO, Ohio — A Swiss immigrant came to the United States with a dream and 81 years later — the dream continues. Pearl Valley Cheese 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 company makes about […]

Buckin’ Ohio lassoes fun for the family

Thursday, June 18, 2009

BURBANK, Ohio — Barbecue, bull riding, and barrel racing– a winning combination that can’t be beat for one business. Buckin’ Ohio is located at 8254 Garman Road in Burbank, Ohio. The business is owned by Denny and Eileen Thorsell, who built the operation from the ground up. Buckin’ Ohio is celebrating its seventh year. The […]

Emerald Valley Artisan Cheese owner is ‘queen of collaboration’

Thursday, June 18, 2009

SCENERY HILL, Pa. — A person can be defined by the books they read and the people they choose to spend time with, says Alisa Fasnacht, co-owner of Emerald Valley Artisan Cheese in Scenery Hill, Pa. For Fasnacht and her husband, Alan, the ability to network and the inspiration they have found in books helped […]

Business Profile: Harold’s Equipment, Inc.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

DUNDEE, Ohio — Harold’s Equipment’s committed and courteous staff is always ready to help customers, whether on a simple part or a large equipment purchase or repair. Products Harold’s Equipment, Inc., 2120 Route 168 in Dundee, offers quality product lines like Houle liquid manure tanks and spreaders, Trioliet and Patz vertical mixers, Patz silo unloaders […]

Cultivating connections: Social networking for ag education, direct marketing

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

(Part II of a two-part series.) SALEM, Ohio — Social media users have many reasons for investing time online. For three agricultural individuals, it’s a combination of networking, consumer education and direct marketing — all in different ways. Mike Haley of West Salem, Ohio, decided to set up a Twitter account after hearing about it […]


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