Author Archive: Mariah Purcell

Lee Roberts

Lee Roberts has been in pig farming for a total of 33 years! He has been with Tosh since 2006 as a sow herdsman. His job includes breeding, body checking, preg checking, checking pens, and making sure to keep production and quality high for Tosh Farms. Lee has been married to his wife, Anna, for […]

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Zeferino Espinoza

Meet Zeferino Espinoza. He is a member of our fabrication crew. He has worked at Tosh Farms for 4 years at the concrete plant and in the fab shop. He runs and sets up all machines that supply parts. From welders, CNC band saws, break press, shear, metal muncher, to the CNC rod bender. Zeferino […]

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The Petrie Family

John is a second-generation cattle farmer. The original farm was purchased by his father in 2000 and today they currently have 150 head of cattle. John started working full-time for Tosh in 2008 after graduating college. He then expanded the farm in 2012 by building a 5000-head wean-to-finish pig facility. In 2016, John left Tosh […]

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The Hunt Family

I’m Marsh Hunt. I am a 3rd generation hog farmer. My Grandfather L.J. Holman built one of the first confinement swine facilities in West Kentucky back in the late 1960’s. I have been working in the swine industry since I was just a boy. I am grateful for the opportunity to become a Tosh contract […]

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The Alexander Family

Alexander Farms Owned and Operated by Dale and Susie. Their children and grandchildren: David, Kristen, Tatum, and Rosie Harris, Annie, Molly, and Mary Pitts They have a cow-calf and row crop operation. running about 100 mamma cows. They row crop corn and beans for grain and silage. They also run hay production. This family never […]

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The Gardiner Family

Eddie Gardiner is part owner and farm manager at Hidden Acres 1 & 2. He and his wife, Judy, have been married for 38 years, and taking care of teens through fostering for almost as long. They’ve been taking care of hogs since they got married and been with Tosh Farms since 1997. “We hope […]

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Flat Storage Spotlight!

Check out January’s department spotlight Our Flat Storage crew is a big group of hard workers! They work day in and day out in all kinds of weather unloading trucks. They are a big part of our pig feed process. The materials that they are unloading all go into the feed made for the pigs. […]

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Antonio Abundis

Employee Spotlight January employee spotlight is Antonio Abundis!! He works in our Heavy Equipment department operating bulldozers, digging barn foundations, clearing brush, and servicing the machines. He has been with Tosh for going on 6 years. He is married to a wonderful woman, Lexi Abundis, who also works at Tosh Farms. They met at work […]

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Heath Smith

We are EX-STATIC to announce our employee spotlight for December, Electrical Supervisor, Heath Smith! He has been with Tosh Farms for a little over a year installing and working on all different types of electrical and control equipment. In his free time, he loves hunting duck and quail with his dog. He spends a lot […]

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Florencio Alvarez

November’s employee spotlight is Florencio Alvarez! He has been a trailer and farm implement washer at Tosh Farms for 11 YEARS!! That job consists of washing trailers for the pigs so that they are ready the next day to return to their daily routine. He also washes agricultural implements and service vans. Working in the […]

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