• Location: Cabot, Ark.
• Owners: The Wood Family
• Manager: Jackie Mahoney
History: Wood’s Feed Store is likely the oldest continually operating business in Cabot, Ark., manager Jackie Mahoney said.
The store was started in 1937 by Frank Wood, and is still in the same location today.
Products and Services: Wood’s Feed Store caters to farmers, ranchers, hunters and pet owners in the Cabot, Ark., area, offering a wide range of products.
“We do feed and farm supplies for large and small animals, and we also handle a lot of pet supplies,” Jackie explained. “We have a lot of lawn and garden supplies and plants, flowers and all the things to go along with that. In the fall, we handle a lot of wildlife items. In the spring, we have baby chicks.
“We sell anything a farmer might need, from feed, medication, wormers and other supplies they might need for the animals. We do a lot of chicken feeds, and sheep and goat feed.”
At the present time, Wood’s Feed Store offers only bagged feed, with products from ADM, Purina and Bluebonnet being the largest sellers.
In addition to catering to the needs of producers, Wood’s Feed Store also helps the future generation.
“We try to work with the schools, with 4-H and FFA,” Jackie said. “We also donate a lot of plants to schools for school gardens.”
Business Philosophy: “We want to provide a hometown service to our customers, and try to take care of customer relations,” Jackie said.
Future plans: Wood’s Feeds. Jackie shared, wants to continue to bring in new products, and continue to provide hometown customer service.