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Emilie Regula joins the Ohio Soybean Association and Ohio Soybean Council

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) welcomed Emilie Regula as the OSA Policy & Membership Coordinator/OSC Marketing & Outreach Coordinator. As Policy & Membership Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSA’s legislative and policy program, coordinate membership campaigns, and organize OSA participation in statewide, regional and national programs and events. As Marketing [...]

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Donnie Parrott passes away

Donald Gwynn “Donnie” Parrott, 50 of Magnetic Springs, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, April 28, 2017 at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville. He was born November 9, 1966 in Kenton to William and Sally (Sanders) Parrott, and they both survive. On February 24, 1990, he married the love of his life, Connie Colvin in Marysville, [...]

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Bob Hendershot awarded 2017 Distinguished Grasslander Award

The American Forage and Grassland Council awarded Bob Hendershot, retired State Grassland Conservationist in Ohio for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the 2017 Distinguished Grasslander Award at its annual conference in Roanoke, Virginia. The Distinguished Grasslander Award is presented to individuals who, during their careers, have served the [...]

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Tim Derickson new ODA assistant director

Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director David T. Daniels has appointed former State Representative Tim Derickson as the department’s assistant director. Derickson most recently served as executive director of the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. One of his many accomplishments in the legislature was sponsorship of HB 89 in March 2011 that established Ohio Agriculture Week, [...]

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Carney fills new position at Ohio Farm Bureau

Adam Carney of Plain City has been named director of membership sales for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Carney brings more than 10 years of sales and sales leadership experience to this newly created position. He was most recently employed as director of premium sales and service with the Columbus Crew. “His knowledge will be [...]

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24 graduate from Ohio Farm Bureau’s intensive leadership program

Twenty-four farmers and agribusiness professionals recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s AgriPOWER Institute Class VIII. Started in 2008, AgriPOWER is an intensive, yearlong leadership training program that helps participants develop important skills so they can become effective community leaders and advocates for agriculture. Over the course of the year, they learned about local, state [...]

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Cobb named location manager at Archbold Equipment Bowling Green

Archbold Equipment Company has named Phil Cobb Location Manager of the Bowling Green CASE IH dealership. “Phil brings diverse experience to this location,” said Zach Hetterick, Archbold Equipment CEO. “His extensive background in service, industry knowledge and leadership skills will strengthen the Bowling Green team. We look forward to him expanding and developing the staff [...]

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ASA honors Joslin

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently honored the late Rob Joslin, of Sidney with its Lifetime Achievement Award-Association Focus, at its annual awards banquet during the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The Lifetime Achievement Award-Association Focus is ASA’s highest recognition. It honors individuals who have provided many years of outstanding leadership and dedication [...]

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Moraes joins OSU Department of Animal Sciences

Luis Moraes joined the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University on December 15, 2016. He grew up in Brazil where his family owns and manages a beef cattle operation. Moraes has been always involved with agriculture through his family business and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomic Engineering from the [...]

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Reynolds joins OCW

Ohio Corn & Wheat (OCW) is pleased to announce the addition of Brad Reynolds to its staff. As the Communications Director, Reynolds will be responsible for leading the development and execution of annual communications plans for Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association, the Ohio Corn Checkoff and the Ohio Small Grains Checkoff. He will also [...]

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