The 2010 Stark County Farm Tour includes four stops highlighting the diverse agricultural businesses of Stark County including a feed production facility, a family dairy, a winery, and a beef breeding farm. The tour is an excellent opportunity to meet and talk with local agricultural professionals and to learn more about the types farms and facilities that call Stark County, Ohio home.
Land O Lake Purina
Built in 1978, the Massillon feed plant produces more than 140,000 tons of feed each year. Join the Land O Lakes Purina team to learn how they produce both bagged and bulk feed for three different brands, Land O Lake, Purina, and Dumor.
Never Done Dairy
This third-generation dairy milks 130 head to produce more than 7000 pounds of milk each day that is sold locally. Learn how the Fox family manages their herd of more than 260 animals by working closely with veterinarians and nutritionists to ensure proper animal care and a superior milk product.
Located in the rolling hills of Ohio’s Amish country, Perennial Vineyards is a part of Ohio’s growing wine industry and produces 3,500 cases of wine annually. Learn the process of how Perennial Vineyards goes from vine to wine at this stop on the tour.
This 110 acre farm has supported a herd of registered black angus beef cattle, which are sold as breeding stock, since 1968. Join TerrAqua Farms to learn how artificial insemination is used to improve beef genetics leading to better quality meat.