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Blog: Joel Penhorwood

Joel is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in agricultural communication. While at OSU, Joel was heavily involved in Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, serving as president for two years. The club won the Ed Johnson Outstanding Student Organization Award during his tenure.
Penhorwood got his start in radio at WPKO/WBLL “The Peak of Ohio” in Bellefontaine before being starting with OCJ and OAN as an intern in the fall of 2013. In addition to his work with the OCJ and OAN, he stays busy on his family’s small hay, crop and livestock farm in Logan County, which he helps to operate alongside his brothers.

This piece of furniture, built by 4-H'ers for the Ohio State Fair, is of much higher quality than the furniture written about here

The evils of IKEA furniture

I must be getting old, friends. I was recently watching an episode of Jeopardy! and I was enjoying it a bit too much. My masterful trivia skills were on full display until Final Jeopardy, the last query in the show. The subject was international business and I felt I had a good enough grasp on [...]

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Henry Farms pasture cows

Do cows use cell phones?

Ask some of my friends and they will tell you that I am a person that can misplace things from time to time — alright, all of my friends will tell you that. Knowing the location of my smartphone can be one such challenge. In my mind, smartphones are both a blessing and a curse. [...]

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Sailing on a farm pond (and the lessons that result)

They say the dog days of summer are a good time to spend on the water. My brothers and I would agree, though we’ve learned some lessons the hard way in recent years through our adventures in boating. There’s something about sailing that has always called out to me. That’s a problem for a midwestern [...]

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