November 11, 2011 ... John and Robin Nafziger become the owners of Hopedale Agri Center, Inc. John grew up on the family farm in Hopedale and Robin was raised down the road in Tremont, Illinois. They have been married for 28 years and have a daughter and two sons and seek to honor God in their family and their business.Hopedale Agri Center, Inc. is a family owned and operated full service custom feed store and a whole lot more! They offer packaged food products and treats for all kinds of domestic animals. For our feathered friends, they have a selection of wild and domestic bird seed. However, it is their custom food mixes that really set them apart from the competition. John has a master’s degree from Illinois State University in Agri-Business and he uses his education along with his life-long farm experience to create special food blends for all types of livestock based on their age and growth needs. The store also offers a liquid feed supplement, Mix 30. John has customized feed blends for family pets, horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, goats and even custom mixes for rats and mice! John often finds himself in an advisory role, answering customer questions and giving advice, with or without a sale. And he is just fine with that, because he and Robin and their staff care first and foremost about serving their customers and surrounding communities. In addition to feed, Hopedale Agri Center, Inc. also carries livestock supplies, including gates and feeders, bedding, watering equipment, and supplies for showing, tagging and banding. Need a pair of work gloves? No problem…they have you covered and they will even carry out and load your purchase! Need delivery? They are happy to deliver your order within a 60 mile radius. Hopedale Agri Center, Inc. is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 - 4:30. On your next visit, don’t forget to check out all the goodies in their “On your Honor” snack box and they will even offer you a free cup of coffee and some great conversation!