Dan Johnson and his fertilizer business grew up together

Posted By | May 23, 2006 12:00 am

Missy Jones
Dan Johnson started Johnson Fertilizer when he was only 16 years old, and 47 years later he is still helping White County farmers keep their fields green.
Johnson grew up in Yankeetown. As a young boy, he worked with his father on the family farm. His father died when Johnson was only 16 years old, but he knew he had to continue to work hard.
Johnson was in high school at the time. Running a business and keeping up with school responsibilities was no easy task.
“In the spring, I would drive to Nashville, as soon as I got out of school, to get a load of fertilizer to bring back and sell,” said Johnson.
“The only problem I had was that my mother made me go to school.”
His mother knew an education was important, and she wanted him to graduate from high school.
“With the help of Mr. Cooley, I graduated,” said Johnson.
“He helped work out my class schedule so I could work in the afternoon.”
In the summer months, Johnson hauled coal and farmed.
Originally, the fertilizer company was in the Yankeetown community, but in 1964 he went to work at the location in town.
Agrico Chemical Company bought the location and hired Johnson as manager. During this time, Johnson was still selling for himself on the side, and in the late 1960’s he bought the Sparta location of Agrico Chemical Company.
Johnson Fertilizer mixes and blends fertilizer for field crops.
Farmers bring a sample of their soil. Johnson tests to see what plant nutrients are present and mixes special blends of fertilizer to balance the nutrients in the soil.
Johnson has four full -ime and four part-time employees. His wife Jane is in charge of bookkeeping and secretarial duties. Ronnie Spivey and Wayne Spivey have worked for Johnson about
35 years and are loyal employees. The Spivey brothers deliver fertilizer to the farmers in large spreader trucks.
They are skilled in operating the equipment to make sure the fertilizer is dispersed in the proper amount, the right distance apart.
“Ronnie and Wayne get to know the farmers,” said Jane
“They make connections with the local farmers and help keep our business strong.”
Sixty percent of the fertilizer business is done in March and April, so four seasonal employees are also needed. They include Melvin Abston, Ralph Sims, Sam Slatton and Mike Graham.
Dan and Jane met while taking piano lessons from the same teacher, Ms. Mary Moyers.
Their families knew each other, and the two started dating. They were married in 1961. Jane was 16, and Dan was 19.
They have two sons, Michael L. Johnson, who lives in Gallatin, and Daniel (Mack) Johnson, who lives in Sparta.
Dan and Jane attend Robinson Chapel Presbyterian Church.

No comments yet.

The comments are closed.

© Copyright 2020 | Sparta Live

cbd oil: cbd oil on skin cbd oil medical studies pet releaf cbd oil benefits for hashimotos pure natural cbd hemp works cbd oil reviews allergic to cbd cbd oil roller cbd content cbd branding pure cbd las vegas benefits of vaping cbd cbd nano water sick acronym isodiol cbd reviews does cbd show up in a drug test uk sativa vs indica cbd proven medical benefits of marijuana cbd elixinol thc wax 200mg cbd oil cbd vape oil vs cbd oil does cbd oil help with breathing problems hempworx 500 cbd oil 1500 mg cbd oil calming effect is it possible to overdose on cbd oil cbd oil or cream for psoriasis real dose cannabis alternative medicine nerve amazon how to use cbd oil for tooth pain dragonfly 35 cannavape cbd oil definition call dinner perth cbd what iscbd oil biosteel reviews joy organics cbd oil reviews where to buy cbd oil in buffalo ny does cbd oil affect the kidneys veterinary cbd oil dutch natural healing cbd oil charlottes web cbd oil reviews for anxiety can cbd oil be detected in drug test dr oz and cbd oil full spectrum cbd oil label co2 extraction youtube cbd oil joints cbd costa mesa cbd oil dose for children cbd cancer cure testimonials how to use cbd oil for cooking natural hemp oil cbd cbd oil herb how to get cbd oil in mississippi cbd oil with colitis diamond cbd gummies review cbd oil peru mall illinois cullen jenkins cbd

face mask: do n95 masks protect against viruses coronavirus in horses vet path full face pore mask 3m asbestos mask full aztec face masks beesure face masks 3m 6800 full face mask size pressure drop across 3m n95 mask does a n95 mask help with paint fumes what type of respirator is recommended for mold removal black and white face surgical mask 3p dust mask funky surgical mask gas mask respirator forum diy doll surgical mask leopard face shield demon mouth surgical mask newisland anti dust wind ski outdoor sports half face mask filter surgical mask gst rate disposable dust mask 3m medical grade level 3 face mask how to make a mask that fits your face cheap respirator hood mask what respirator to use 3m what kind of energy is used in the baby bird respirator loreal paris pure clay bright face mask what type of respirator to use with muriatic acid 3m mask 6800 when is a facemask not a respirator what best face mask against pollution air 3m 7000 full face respirator crosstex n95 mask why do some mexican police wear face masks rm nokia n95 8gb canadian nhl goalie who popularised face masks surgical mask japanese letters how to make egg white face mask caudalie face mask how to make a face mask with bandana guy in surgical mask meme fertilizer dust mask full face dive mask with comms neck warmer dust mask great face masks for acne dust mask for mowing if air escapes n95 wear disposable mask coronavirus masks coronavirus phlegm homemade face mask for redness he effects of temperature and relative humidity on the viability of the sars coronavirus how many countries have encountered the coronavirus sars feline coronavirus serology face masks pore terminology which 3m mask can i buy for my kids hj 09 face shield air allergy 3m mask icon airflite quicksilver face shield sa face shield review be careful what masks you wear because the mask will become your face

exam: 100% Pass Guarantee 9A0-060 Certification Answers Covers All Key Points, Testkingdump 3605 Test Online Shop, High Pass Rate CAT-500 Dumps Pass4sure For Sale, Free Download Real 648-244 Certification Braindumps On Sale, Most Accurate 350-001-LAB New Questions For Download, The Most Recommended 642-973 Dump Sale, Provide Latest 500-210 New Questions With New Discount, Best TE0-302 Exam Paper With The Knowledge And Skills, Most Accurate CLSSBB Exam Cram Online Store, Certleader HH0-230 Exam Dumps Pdf Is The Best Material, Provides HP0-773 Dumps With High Quality, 50% Discount HP0-171 Pdf Download Guaranteed Success, Exambible HC-012-221-ENU Exam With Low Price, Valid and updated 4H0-028 New Questions For Sale, ITexam-Answers 4H0-300 Exam Test Covers All Key Points, Experts Revised 000-M32 Book With The Knowledge And Skills, Easily To Pass A2090-611 Self Study with PDF and VCE Engine, Exambible 000-590 Test Dump For Each Candidate, ITexam-Answers 000-575 Exam Paper Will Be More Popular, Find Best 00M-652 Guide With New Discount, 100% Pass Guarantee HAT-680 Prep Guide Sale, Prep4sure C2010-515 Exam Dumps Will Be More Popular, The Best MB7-838 Exam Dumps Are The Best Materials, Free Download Real MB5-292 Exam Cram With New Discount, Topdump MB5-627 Exam Dumps UP To 50% Off, 50% Discount 1Z0-899 Dump Are The Best Materials, Sale Latest Release 251-622 Exam Materials For All Candidates From All Over The World, The Most Recommended C8010-725 Book Is Updated Daily, Find Best 304-200 Dumps Sale, Help To Pass 70-672 Vce And Pdf Is What You Need To Take,

vape: disposable vape pens how to turn on smok alien 220w vape pen cleaning elements vape juice japan vape mods pods for smok rpm40 geek vape 521 master kit uwell crown rba coils silo beast e cigarette legal indoors smok alien 220w ohm too low how to get your child to stop vaping nikecourt air zoom vapor x aspire vape co puffin vapor japanese cotton vape pipe mod ecig betty white vape juice willyb ecig bernie sanders vaping pg only vape juice vapor source pueblo koi cbd vape juice in store aspire vapor kit e cigarette blogs how long does the smok nord battery last atomizer for e cigarette is vaping cancerous vaporizer e cigarette uk youth football cleats e cigarette benefits and disadvantages high watt tank fda e cigarette regulation act smoktech al85 mechanical mod vaping breeze vape juice g priv 2 smok buy homemade vape juice 600 watt box mod bauer vapor apx2 buy vape battery smok i priv green zeuz sub wismec rx gen 3 smok alien ohm best 18650 for sub ohm alien clapton wire spool how to remove battery doors from voopoo 2 tessera eleaf blu cig e cigarette explodes kanger pangu review voopoo drag 2 fname holder uwell valyrian 8ml glass vape gods uwell crown tank cleaning the mil kman vape juice uwell crown istick pico vandy vape pulse 24 bf rda voopoo advertising lotus vaping

male enhancement: cialis vs viagra viagra over the counter uk pics of erections how to get a high sex drive penis pump using viagra online pharmacy india what is the average size of an erect penis do big hands mean big penis penis ligament stretch pfizer viagra store usa penis penis size increase after stricture 22 penis can girls take viagra where to have penis surgery to increase ypur size dangers taking viagra everyday does green tea mixed with ginseng increase penis size penis herbs does andro400 really work hyperthyroid sex drive men showing penises hunger thirst sex drive brain newest technique in penis enlargement 2016 is it wrong to ask your partner for sexual favors when they have low sex drive test xibo alpha and penis growth how to use vigrx plus fruit that makes penis growth boost sex drive instantly pills to made your penis get bigger how to suck a small dick can you take pills to make your penis bigger why after my husbands stopped drinking is his sex drive gone iodine sex drive elite xl male enhancement diet yo imcrease sex drive in men which rhino pill is the best how to increase sex drive after birth does remeron cause low sex drive longjack sex drive where to buy gold viagra how to help an asexual kick start a sex drive how to penis pump when youre so burnt out your sex drive goes down vigrx plus where to buy ebay name for viagra diminishing sex drive buy viagra locally pfizer sells viagra online viagra prices target venlafaxine and sex drive viagra and prednisone how to get a thicker cock how does viagra work biology why does viagra make your nose stuffy why is it hard to cum when you take viagra male enhancement surgeon in maryland vitamins libido viagra without prescriptions usa erectile dysfunction natural treatments where to buy viagra kuala lumpur

weight loss: melissa fuller if i walk 5000 steps a day will i lose weight dr prisacaru how do you lose weight in butl fibromyalgia medications that cause weight loss ephedrine diet pills side effects vegan multivitamin appetite suppressant xanthigen dr oz garcinia lean xtreme amazon diet pill names supplement diet fresh vitamins scottsdale alli how to take asma khan md purchase diet pills online suck the fat diet pills diet pills cvs dr daniel stauffer quakertown pa black mango jamaica diet pills appetite suppressant reddot what is in hoodia diet pills over seas diet pills best rated fat burning pills clenbuterol gnc keto piza casserole recipes a natural vitamin to help lose weight keto protein shake recipes without artificial sweeteners cinnamon recipes keto pumpkin flatbread keto recipes xenical diet pills amazon keto recipes dinner salmon which weight loss pills actually work keto chicken recipes simple marijuana weight loss keto dinner recipes trader joes do laxatives really help you lose weight why men lose weight faster than women running machine exercises to lose weight can you lose inches and not weight how to lose weight with free weights natural foods to eat to lose weight keto diet granola recipes how much weight can you lose in 2 weeks on keto trying to lose weight is gatorade good after the gym foods to fill you up and lose weight lean 1 fat burner pills number one way to lose weight fast lose weight in thigh area best diet changes to lose weight the simple diet how many calories should i eat to lose weight if i weigh 200 pounds food to eat to lose weight for blood type o worse way to lose weight will cycling help lose weight how to lose weight on a canoe trip ground beef recipes keto friendly how much water to drink ot lose weight body wrap to lose weight healthy foods to put on weight food list to lose weight