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It's good to be the queen

By Matt Reese Last spring, my family had the opportunity to meet the first ever Ohio Wool Queen, Elaine Leightey, and her husband Franklin, from Upper Sandusky. Leightey was crowned in 1955 as the first queen. It was fun for my wife to meet Mrs. Leightey because Kristin was the Ohio Lamb and Wool Queen in [...]

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It’s good to be the queen

By Matt Reese Last spring, my family had the opportunity to meet the first ever Ohio Wool Queen, Elaine Leightey, and her husband Franklin, from Upper Sandusky. Leightey was crowned in 1955 as the first queen. It was fun for my wife to meet Mrs. Leightey because Kristin was the Ohio Lamb and Wool Queen in [...]

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Shearer Named Chair of Food, Ag & Biological Engineering at OSU

Ohio State University’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering has a new department chair. Scott A. Shearer began his duties July 1. A native of Tipp City, Ohio, and an alumnus of the department, he most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at the University of [...]

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Shearer Named Chair of Food, Ag & Biological Engineering at OSU

Ohio State University’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering has a new department chair. Scott A. Shearer began his duties July 1. A native of Tipp City, Ohio, and an alumnus of the department, he most recently served as professor and chair of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at the University of [...]

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Three Selected for Jersey Youth Academy

Three Ohio youth were part of the 40-member class for the second Jersey Youth Academy, July 17 to 22 in Columbus. “Building upon AJCA programs initiated over 50 years ago, the Jersey Youth Academy is an in-depth educational program focused specifically on the Jersey cow and the Jersey business,” said David Chamberlain, president of the [...]

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Hall Interns with Select Sires

Anna Hall, Williamsburg, has been selected as the 2011 beef-sire marketing intern for Select Sires Inc. Her job responsibilities at Select Sires will include assisting with promotional projects, preparation of promotional materials and obtaining information for the beef website. Hall is a senior at Ohio State University pursuing a bachelor’s in agricultural communication with a [...]

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