The Right Nutrition For The Job
Heritage Cooperative provides individualized nutrition solutions for your pets, companion animals, and livestock. We offer a wide array of concentrates, premixes, and complete feeds for dairy, beef, swine, poultry, sheep, and goats, plus delivery service for bulk and bagged feed.
We currently have over 30 employees at our feed manufacturing locations in Nashport and Columbiana, as well as animal nutrition specialists who live and work in the areas we serve throughout Ohio.
Animal Nutrition Experts
Charlie Ellington serves as a Nutritional Specialist specializing in Ruminant Nutrition. Charlie grew up on a dairy and grain farm outside of East Canton where he worked from the time he could feed calves through college. He attended The Ohio State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 2009 focusing on Animal Science and Agricultural Business. Charlie and his wife, Casey, have two children and live outside of Louisville, Ohio. In Charlie’s spare time he stays very involved in farming running a 75 head Holstein feedlot, owning 50% of one of his family’s dairy farms, and running a couple hundred acres of cash crops. He is also involved with the local cattlemen’s group in Stark County. Charlie was also fortunate enough to get the opportunity to participate in and graduate from AgriPOWER, Ohio Farm Bureau’s elite leadership training program in 2017.
David Hamric serves as a nutritional consultant specializing in beef and swine. Dave grew up on a beef and swine farm in rural Harrison County.
He began his co-op career in 1982 at the Cadiz Landmark. Over the past 38 years, splitting his time and years in management, service, and nutritional consulting. Dave and his wife Lin, reside outside of Jewett, Ohio, have three grown children and two grandsons. Dave and Lin also work with her father maintaining a 75 head cow/calf and hay production operation on the family farm.
Tommy Wise serves as a beef nutrition specialist in the southeast Ohio region for Heritage Cooperative. Tommy grew up on a beef cattle operation in rural Portage County, Ohio and showed fat steers through 4-H.
He studied Livestock Production & Management at The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) in Wooster, Ohio. During his college career, Tommy had an internship that got him acquainted with the seedstock industry. Today, Tommy currently lives in Southeast Ohio with his wife. He has stayed involved with the seedstock industry working with his parents to raise a handful of seedstock cows in his hometown in Northeast Ohio. Though Tommy and his family specialize in Simmentals, he likes all cattle – any size, shape, and form – and looks forward to working with you and your herd!
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