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Ohio Farm Bureau Awards Members

The Ohio Farm Bureau recognized several of their members during the harvest banquet at their annual meeting on December 1st. Pat Wheeler of Muskingum County was recognized for signing up 51 new members.       Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Outstanding Young [...]

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Townsley inducted into OSU’s Animal Sciences Hall of Fame

The Ohio State University’s Department of Animal Sciences has inducted Mike Townsley, president of BEF Foods, a subsidiary of Bob Evan Farms, Inc., into the Animal Sciences Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of those who have enhanced student education and enriched the animal sciences industry. Honorees have demonstrated superior skill [...]

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Townsley inducted into OSU's Animal Sciences Hall of Fame

The Ohio State University’s Department of Animal Sciences has inducted Mike Townsley, president of BEF Foods, a subsidiary of Bob Evan Farms, Inc., into the Animal Sciences Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of those who have enhanced student education and enriched the animal sciences industry. Honorees have demonstrated superior skill [...]

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Berk named Farm Bureau organization director

Steve Berk has been named organization director for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) in Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties. As organization director, Berk will act as liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and OFBF. He will assist the county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen the organization and enhance its [...]

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OSA elects 2011-12 officers

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) Board of Trustees recently elected officers for 2011-12. Those elected to these positions are responsible for the implementation of board policies and procedures, as well as carrying out the roles for their respective office. Bret Davis, Delaware County, was elected to his first term as president after serving two terms [...]

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United Producers Inc. recognizes local employee

United Producers Inc. (UPI), which operates livestock marketing facilities throughout the Midwest, has recognized the efforts of Logan Edenfield, senior regional manager, with its prestigious “Traveling Torch” award. The award, given monthly by UPI to an individual or team who has made an outstanding contribution toward achieving the cooperative’s goals, was given to Edenfield for [...]

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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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