Meet Ohio Farmers

The Spahr family on their family farm in Hancock County, Ohio.

The Spahr Family

Spahr’s Jersey Farm, located in Hancock County, is home to 400 Jersey cows and 1,500 acres of crops which are cared for by Brian Spahr, a fifth-generation dairy farmer, and his wife, Laurie, and family. The Spahrs know firsthand that milk is one of the safest foods in the world because of the care that goes into producing it.

The Ackley family on their dairy farm in East Liberty, Ohio.

The Ackley Family

Ack-Lee Holstein farm, located in Logan County, is home to 120 registered Holstein cows and 3,000 acres of crops which are cared for by Jay Ackley, a fourth generation dairy farmer and wife Kristy and family. The Ackleys are proud of the steps they take to ensure their cows have the best care possible all year-round.

The Keener family on their farm in Jeromesville, Ohio.

The Keener Family

Paul and Oliva Keener and their young son, Jack, are third generation dairy farmers in Jeromesville, Ohio. They milk 580 Holstein cows and farm 380 acres of crops.

Matthew Klopfenstein with equipment on a local farm.

Matthew Klopfenstein

Growing up on a family farm as the youngest of four brothers, Matthew Klopfenstein became comfortable with hard work at an early age. The Klopfenstein family resides in Haviland, Ohio, and grows soybeans, corn and wheat.

Adam Vonderhaar and his family at his graduation from The Ohio State University.

Adam Vonderhaar

The Vonderhaar family has been farming in Preble County since the 1950s. They primarily farm soybeans, corn and wheat. Currently, Adam’s grandfather and father farm the family’s land and he is excited to join them now that he’s earned a degree in agricultural systems management.

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