Buckeye People

OPPC honors retiring Board members

The Ohio Pork Producers Council (OPPC) recently recognized three individuals who have served on the OPPC Board of Directors. Since 2007, each individual has served as a delegate at the Pork Industry Forum and were members of various OPPC committees. Mike Barhorst, Mansfield, is employed by Kalmbach Swine Management in Upper Sandusky. Alan Evers is [...]

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Select Sires honors Super Achievers

Select Sires honors Super Achievers Twenty-eight members of the Select Sires Inc. sales and service team from throughout North America have been named Super Achievers. This prestigious Select Sires achievement award is given to employees that demonstrate sales growth and provide exemplary service to their customers with a high level of passion for their customers’ [...]

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SCI welcomes a new area seedsman

Seed Consultants, Inc., is pleased to announce that Lance Weaver has been named an area seedsman. In his new position Lance will cover Coshocton, Holmes, Knox, Muskingum, Morrow, Marion and Tuscarawas counties in Ohio. Raised near Coshocton, Oh., Lance has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in business administration from Franklin University 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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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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