Wood Family Farm
Lloyd and Marlene Wood, along with their sons Nathan and Evan, run a commercial beef operationon a 800 acre farm near Patriot Ohio. The farm has been in the Wood Family since 1831 making Nathan and Evan the 6th generation to work the farm. The Wood family keeps between 300 – 500 Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Charolais, and Simmental cross cattle. All cattle are born and raised on the farm. In addition to cattle the Wood family raises all the hay and corn to be fed to the cattle as well as 8 acres of tobacco.
Greenlee Family Farms
Phil Greenlee and his family run 20 head of commercial Lowline cross cattle on 80 acres near Rodney. Cattle at Greenlee Family Farms are 100% all natural sustainably raised grass fed in a rotational grazing system where cattle are moved twice a day. The farm is managed along the lines of organic production with no antibiotic or chemicals used on the cattle. Beef can be purchased by placing an order with the Greenlee family or through R&C.
Duncan Running Spring Farms
The Duncan family is made up of C.A. and April and their children Paul & Roberta Duncan, Troy and Susanna Duncan, and Mike and Eddie Bostic and 9 grandkids. Duncan Running Spring Farm was established in 1952. Together they raise 200 acres of corn, 200 acres of hay, 85 acres of tobacco, and 30 acres of produce. In addition to the crops they raise they also feed 60 head of beef per year from 20 commercial and 20 registered Simmental cows as well as calves purchased from other local producers.
Dean and Denise Armstrong run a commercial Angus cross cattle farm on 120 acres in Jackson Ohio. The farm was settled in 1837 by Deans Great Great Grandfather making Dean the 5th generation to work this farm. The cattle calve year round and are fed out with no vaccines, antibiotics and no hormones.
Hughes Beef and Dairy Farm
Hughes Beef and Dairy Farm is owned and operated by Mike & Debbie and Tony & Elizabeth Hughes. The Hughes farm about 600 acres in pasture, hay, corn, beans, and tobacco. They also milk 40 cows twice a day and keep 40 cow calf pairs and feed out 50 beefs a year. They have beef ready to go most of the year.
Burdell Farm is a family owned cattle farm near Bidwell Ohio. Lawrence’s Grandfather purchased the farm in 1915 and it has been handed down over the generations making Lawrence the 3rd generation to farm this land. He is really active in promoting agriculture and conservation practices. Lawrence runs 120 Hereford cows on 220 acres with 45 of those acres in corn to be fed to the cattle. They have tried raising other breeds but feel that the Hereford is the best for them. They feed 90 beef and year and every beef is born and raised on the farm.