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Homestead and Show-Rite Poultry Feeds Getting Air Time with P. Allen Smith


We have recently seen great coverage of our Homestead® and Show-Rite® brands through our work with P. Allen Smith.  We have a great relationship with Allen, and he is a fantastic cheerleader for our brands.  Below are some highlights of this story.

Garden Style Show:  Homestead FastGrow and Show-Rite Chicken Feed were both featured in a recent Cycle of Life Segment of the Garden Style Show.  Garden Style is in its 16th season, and is available for viewing on affiliate television and following the original air date.  This episode can be seen at


37th Annual Telly Awards:  The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs.  Their mission has been to strengthen the visual arts community by inspiring, promoting, and supporting creativity. The 36th Annual Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents.  And we are very excited that to announce that a previous Homestead and Show-Rite Poultry Campaign was a bronze winner in the Business-to-Consumer category.  This is a great honor, and we are very excited to see new things coming out this valuable relationship.


The 3 videos submitted to the Tellys were:


This campaign won the Bronze Telly in the Business-to-Consumer category.


We hope you will help us continue to tell the story!


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Welcome Ranch Way Feeds: A Stronger Commitment to Customers

Last week we welcomed Ranch-Way Feeds to our family. We have already started working together and are excited about the ways in which we feel we’ll be able to deliver even better service to you, our customers.

Reflecting on our first week in this new chapter of our business together, we wanted to share a few thoughts with you: 

  • CUSTOMER SUCCESS - Our number one priority has always been the business success and satisfaction of our customers. Our purpose is to provide high quality products, service and nutrition solutions that allow our customers to achieve business success and personal satisfaction. We share that purpose. Together we represent a dynamic team of like-minded, science-driven and ag-passionate people, and we believe our customers will notice a resulting difference in profitability, health and efficiency, as well as even better local service and greater value.
  • PRODUCTS/BRANDS - One of many reasons we are excited about the Ranch-Way business is because of their product offerings. The business has been built by listening to their customers and offering products and services that allow customers to achieve business success. We will continue to offer same range of Ranch-Way Feeds’ trusted brands, products and nutrition solutions.
  • ORGANIC FEEDS – Ranch-Way is well known for providing quality products, such as their organic line of feeds. Hubbard Feeds, Ranch-Way Feeds and Alltech are committed to the ACE principle of creating agricultural solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and Environment. Alltech, the new parent brand of both Hubbard Feeds and Ranch-Way Feeds, has been developed natural feeding solutions for over 35 years, so you can rest assured that we will continue to support these efforts. For more information on Alltech’s commitment to the ACE principle, visit

We intend to continue the Ranch-Way line of feeds formulated with the quality ingredients you are used to and trust. You may actually see more certified organic and/or natural feed products available in your market, so please stay tuned and let others with similar interests know that we are committed to your business and way of life.

We welcome your feedback and questions. Feel free to contact us at or



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Announcing our 2015 Hubbard Life Exmark Mower Sweepstakes WINNERS!

After receiving more than 3,000 entries from customers drawn to the prospect of winning an Exmark zero-turn riding mower, Hubbard has announced the winners of its “Best Things in Life” Sweepstakes. 
This promotion was set up once again in 2015 to generate customer traffic to Hubbard’s Dealerships.  The Sweepstakes began July 30 and ended October 1. Three grand prizes were awarded, each being an Exmark Lazer Z® X-Series Mower valued at over $12,000.  One winner at random was selected from each of Hubbard’s (3) three geographic regions of the United States. 
The three official winners are:
  • Western Region Winner: Doug Deibler of Mullen, NE.  Registered at Vinton Feed Store also in Mullen, NE (top photo).
  • Central Region Winner: Susan Schoenrock of Finlayson, MN. Registered at Finlayson Ag (middle photo).
  • Eastern Region Winner: Steve Watkins of Sidney, OH. Registered at Kings Drive Thru Feed in Belfontaine, OH (bottom photo).