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NFU recognizes Ohioan

National Farmers Union (NFU) recognized the efforts of members, county and local organizations, and state divisions for their excellence in membership recruitment and outreach at the 115th Anniversary Convention. “A strong grassroots network is the backbone of a farmer-led organization,” said NFU President Roger Johnson. “Our peer-driven approach to membership …

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Kress named dean of Ohio State CFAES

The Ohio State University has recommended the appointment of Cathann Arceneaux Kress, PhD, as vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). She currently is vice president for extension and outreach and director of cooperative extension at Iowa State University. Subject …

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Knapke wins Real Yield Sweepstakes

Bill Knapke of Fort Recovery will receive 200 acres worth of Liberty herbicide and LibertyLink soybean seed as the December winner of the Real Yield Sweepstakes, sponsored by Bayer. Growers who enter the Real Yield Sweepstakes win free seed and Liberty herbicide and local FFA foundations earn donations from every …

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Shultz elected to ASI Board

Susan Shultz of De Graff was elected secretary/treasurer of the American Sheep Industry Association at the 2017 ASI Convention in Denver. “I have a deep appreciation for the wide diversity in our American sheep industry,” said Shultz to the ASI board of directors. “From north to south and east to …

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Winslow appointed director of Stone Lab

Christopher Winslow has been appointed as the new director for Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory, effective Feb. 1. Winslow has served as the program’s interim director since April 2015. “Chris brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position in the areas of strategic planning, Ohio …

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Burch wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Danielle Burch of Salem is the winner of the 2017 Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests participants’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communications skills. The final round of the competition was held during Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals …

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