Author Archive: tosh_farms

Mitch Roberts

Tosh Farms would like to introduce you to our spotlight employee, Mitch Roberts.  Mitch has been with Tosh for 3 years working on maintenance in construction.  Every day is different for Mitch.  Alongside Gary Allen, they go where needed and will work on anything from welding to working on farm equipment. Mitch is married to […]

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Lori Laws

Tosh Farms would like to introduce you to our October Spotlight Employee, Lori Laws. Lori is a scale house assistant and has been with Tosh for five years. As a scale house assistant, she weighs every load that is delivered to Tosh.   When it’s not harvest season, Lori is spending time with her son […]

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Marie Hoggard

Marie has been an employee with Tosh Farms for 9 ½ years. Her position in the accounting department may consist of wearing different hats. From writing checks and paying the bills twice weekly for three companies, to reviewing bank balances and entries, posting checks and posting and depositing incoming revenue daily. All those loads of […]

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Smuggled Pork Sausage is Definitely NOT Baby Formula

U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscate thousands of smuggled food and agriculture items each day. ( freeimages.com )   The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents see strange things all the time, so they likely weren’t too surprised when they found pork sausages in canisters of baby formula. A woman from El Salvador evidently felt […]

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Pigs Make Great Classroom Pets

This Teacher Takes Two Pigs to Her Classroom Every Single Day   And she just published a picture book about them.   Tracy Tornio on March 22, 2017   Melissa Nicholson takes “teacher’s pet” to a whole new level. This Florida first grade teacher brings two classroom pigs into school with her every single day. […]

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Mark Singleton

Tosh Farms wants to introduce you to our spotlight employee, Mark Singleton. Mark has been working at Tosh Farms for 6 ½ years. He is a feed driver. Mark delivers feed to all of the barn sites. He also operates a vac truck that is used to exchange ration 5 feed that we feed our […]

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AGRICULTURE BATTLES ‘BIG IS BAD’ CONSUMER BIAS

April 24, 2018 By Ken Anderson  Consumers are not convinced that “bigger is better” when it comes to farming. Terry Fleck of the Center for Food Integrity (CFI) says as the size and scale of farming grows, so does the public’s skepticism about large farming operations. “Big Agriculture just doesn’t feel right to a lot of consumers,” […]

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