Buckeye People

Ohio-related youth contest results from NCBA Convention

Young cattlemen and women participating in youth public speaking, marketing and quiz bowl contests were awarded Feb. 2 for their successes in Nashville, Tenn., at the 2012 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show. More than 220 young people participated in the annual youth program. Helping prepare young people for future [...]

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Ohio Cattlemen’s Association honors friends, leaders

Members of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) gathered in Columbus on Saturday, Jan. 28 for their annual Awards Banquet. Award recipients were:                 More than 300 producers and leaders in the beef industry assembled at the Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio on Jan. 28, 2011 for the [...]

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Ohio farmer earns inaugural TFI 4R Advocate honor

Last fall, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) launched the inaugural 4R Advocate Program to recognize agricultural retailers and agricultural producers that are leading the way when it comes to implementing 4R nutrient stewardship on the farm. Thirty-seven retail facilities submitted grower nominations for the program. From those nominated, TFI selected five 4R grower advocates, and one [...]

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Gebhardt is chief of ODNR Division of Soil & Water Resource

Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director James Zehringer has announced Karl Gebhardt as chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Soil & Water Resources. Gebhardt has an extensive background in natural resources management and policy development. Gebhardt was one of the first employees of the ODNR Division of Natural Areas & [...]

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Gebhardt is chief of ODNR Division of Soil & Water Resource

Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director James Zehringer has announced Karl Gebhardt as chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Soil & Water Resources. Gebhardt has an extensive background in natural resources management and policy development. Gebhardt was one of the first employees of the ODNR Division of Natural Areas & [...]

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OARDC's Yebo Li receives OSU innovator award

Yebo Li, a biosystems engineer with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, recently received Ohio State University’s Early Career Innovator of the Year Award for his work on the development and commercialization of bio-based energy and industrial products. Now in its second year, the university’s Innovator of the Year program was started to support and stimulate [...]

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OARDC’s Yebo Li receives OSU innovator award

Yebo Li, a biosystems engineer with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, recently received Ohio State University’s Early Career Innovator of the Year Award for his work on the development and commercialization of bio-based energy and industrial products. Now in its second year, the university’s Innovator of the Year program was started to support and stimulate [...]

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Reeder recognized at National No-till conference

Syngenta and No-Till Farmer magazine recognized the 16th class of No-Till Innovator Award winners at a banquet held during the National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Jan. 11-14, 2012. The 2011 No-Till Innovators include Ohio State University Extension’s Randall Reeder in the area of Research and Education. Reeder recently retired as an agricultural engineer and [...]

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Randy McCabe joins Southeastern as branch manager

Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that Randy McCabe has joined the company as branch manager in Perrysburg. In his new position, McCabe is responsible for overseeing all parts, service and sales activities. “We welcome Randy to the Southeastern team,” said Charlie Patterson, president of Southeastern Equipment. “He has extensive management experience in a [...]

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Ohio Corn Marketing Program officers named

The Ohio Corn Marketing Program (OCMP) has announced new officers for 2012 who will collectively represent and promote the industry success of Buckeye State corn and work on behalf of the state’s corn growers. The new officers are: Chairman Paul Herringshaw, Bowling Green; Vice Chairman Mark Schwiebert, Hamler, Secretary Brian Harbage, South Charleston; and Treasurer Les [...]

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