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Ohio student creating Fast Farm

Raised on a corn and soybean farm in Kenton, Brandi Barrett was destined to become an agricultural entrepreneur. Barrett is a recent graduate in agricultural business at Iowa State University. This summer, Barrett was selected and is currently going through a 10-week summer accelerator at Iowa State University called CYstarters. …

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Farmers help Ohio students earn scholarships

With the help of local farmers, 22 Ohio students have been awarded scholarships from the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program, established in 2014, seeks to raise awareness of the job prospects in agriculture and provides scholarships to students pursuing studies in ag-related …

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Brown selected as nationwide Teach Ag ambassador

Kelse Brown, of Edgerton was recently selected as a National Teach Ag Ambassador, an outreach program of the National Council for Agricultural Education, led by the National Association of Agricultural Educators to promote the agricultural education profession. Over the next year, Brown will be one of 12 future agriculture teachers …

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OFBF adds organizational directors

The Ohio Farm Bureau recently hired new organizational directors to assist county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen their organizations and act as a liaison between county Farm Bureaus and the state office. Kayla Jones of Newark has been named organization director for Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and …

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Emilie Regula joins the Ohio Soybean Association and Ohio Soybean Council

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) welcomed Emilie Regula as the OSA Policy & Membership Coordinator/OSC Marketing & Outreach Coordinator. As Policy & Membership Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSA’s legislative and policy program, coordinate membership campaigns, and organize OSA participation in statewide, regional and national …

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Donnie Parrott passes away

Donald Gwynn “Donnie” Parrott, 50 of Magnetic Springs, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, April 28, 2017 at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville. He was born November 9, 1966 in Kenton to William and Sally (Sanders) Parrott, and they both survive. On February 24, 1990, he married the love of his …

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