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Hall elected president of American Ag Law Association

Members of the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) elected Peggy Kirk Hall of The Ohio State University as its next president during the organization’s annual conference in late October. Hall is the director of Ohio State’s Agricultural and Resource Law Program. “AALA is the only organization of its kind for attorneys who work in the [...]

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Collingwood joins Select Sires’ staff

Select Sires Inc. has hired Cami Collingwood as the beef program marketing coordinator. In this role, she will manage office responsibilities, coordinate marketing and promotional campaigns for the beef program, assist with advertising, web communications and tradeshows, and assist customers and members with beef sire program requests. “Collingwood brings a broad range of skills to [...]

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Collingwood joins Select Sires' staff

Select Sires Inc. has hired Cami Collingwood as the beef program marketing coordinator. In this role, she will manage office responsibilities, coordinate marketing and promotional campaigns for the beef program, assist with advertising, web communications and tradeshows, and assist customers and members with beef sire program requests. “Collingwood brings a broad range of skills to [...]

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Grimes is Junior Angus Foundation director

The 2011-2012 National Junior Angus Association Board of Directors was announced earlier this year, during closing ceremonies at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Harrisburg, Pa. Junior Board members entering their second year were elected to officer positions. Lindsey Grimes, Hillsboro, Ohio, was named Foundation director. Visit www.angus.org for more information.

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Croucher joins Southeastern Equipment

Southeastern Equipment Company is pleased to announce that Steven Croucher has joined the company as service manager for the Monroe branch. In his new position, Croucher is responsible for overseeing all service activities, including managing the workflow and maintaining excellent quality standards. “We welcome Steven to the Southeastern team,” said Charlie Patterson, president of Southeastern [...]

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Ohio Farm Bureau promotes Toland

Dan Toland has been promoted to director of digital strategy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will be responsible for developing OFBF’s social media and Web strategies and tactics and for helping Farm Bureau members use social media to connect with each other and consumers. Toland joined Ohio Farm Bureau in 2007 as [...]

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ASA announces 2012 Young Leader class

The American Soybean Association (ASA), ASA state affiliates, and Pioneer, a DuPont business, have announced the 2012 class of ASA/DuPont Young Leaders, and Ohio’s Scott and Jamie Metzger, Williamsport, were on the list. Part I of the Young Leader program will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 2, at Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa, and Part II [...]

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Zehringer moving to ODNR

Rumors have been floating around for a while now. Though there still has been no formal announcement regarding this issue, it seems fairly certain that Ohio Agriculture Director Jim Zehringer will be vacating his post at the request of Governor Kasich to serve as Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Some high ranking [...]

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Livestock Care Board members reappointed

Last month, Gov. John Kasich announced the following reappointments to the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board: Stacey R. Atherton, co-owner for Shipley Farms, Mount Vernon; Leon D. Weaver, DVM, Montpelier; Bobby D. Moser, dean of the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Dublin; and Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio [...]

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CMA adds graphic designer

CMA recently welcomed graphic designer Jessie Ford to its growing team of communications professionals. Ford brings expertise in print design, publication layout, marketing, advertising, corporate identity and branding to CMA’s list of services. “We are pleased to welcome Jessie as our firm’s first in-house designer,” said Charlie Arnot, CMA president. “Jessie’s knowledge of agriculture and [...]

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