Livestock

Todd McDunn wins Taste of Elegance competition

Chef Todd McDunn of Lakeview Café at the Scotts Co. in Marysville recently took first place honors in the Ohio Pork Producers Council’s Taste of Elegance competition. The contest was held February 8th at The Capital Club, in Columbus. The contest honors chefs with the best original pork. The event also provides an opportunity for [...]

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Black, Regula & Zientek Honored at Ohio Pork Congress

Bryan Black was recognized with the Ohio Pork Industry Excellence Award at the 2011 Ohio Pork Congress held in Columbus on Feb. 9. Black was selected for his tremendous contributions representing Ohio’s pork industry on the local, state and national level. “We are pleased to recognize Bryan with this year’s Pork Industry Excellence Award for [...]

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Black, Regula & Zientek Honored at Ohio Pork Congress

Bryan Black was recognized with the Ohio Pork Industry Excellence Award at the 2011 Ohio Pork Congress held in Columbus on Feb. 9. Black was selected for his tremendous contributions representing Ohio’s pork industry on the local, state and national level. “We are pleased to recognize Bryan with this year’s Pork Industry Excellence Award for [...]

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Ohio Cattlemen’s King Recongized for Excellence in Communications

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) recognized three communications professionals for their work in 2010 advocating for the U.S. beef industry. Specifically, NCBA awarded Jamie King, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) communications director, and Eric Grant, manager of Angus Publications, Inc., with the Excellence in Communications and Public Relations award and Ron Hays with the Radio [...]

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Ohio Cattlemen's King Recongized for Excellence in Communications

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) recognized three communications professionals for their work in 2010 advocating for the U.S. beef industry. Specifically, NCBA awarded Jamie King, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) communications director, and Eric Grant, manager of Angus Publications, Inc., with the Excellence in Communications and Public Relations award and Ron Hays with the Radio [...]

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Don't put daddy's toothbrush in the toilet!

By Matt Reese My wife and I try not to have a long list of silly rules for our children to follow, but sometimes, their actions warrant rules. Here are a few of the strange rules in Reese family law. Do not stand on the table. There are clear safety issues when an 18-month old [...]

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Don’t put daddy’s toothbrush in the toilet!

By Matt Reese My wife and I try not to have a long list of silly rules for our children to follow, but sometimes, their actions warrant rules. Here are a few of the strange rules in Reese family law. Do not stand on the table. There are clear safety issues when an 18-month old [...]

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Phosphorus in Lake Erie will likely mean changes for ag

By Matt Reese Ohio is unbelievably fortunate to have Lake Erie, the richest, most productive and most biologically diverse of the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie is one of the most important lakes in the world,” said Jeff Reutter, director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory on Lake Erie. “Lake Erie produces more fish for [...]

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Improper cow nutrition proves costly for beef producers

Thin cows can be economically devastating as beef producers head into spring calving season, said Purdue Extension beef specialist Ron Lemenager. “Spring calving cows need to be in moderate body condition at the time of calving because it has a pretty significant effect on how quickly these cows will return to estrus after calving, and [...]

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Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Awards Banquet highlights

More than 300 beef producers gathered at the Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio, on January 22, 2011, for the annual meeting and awards banquet of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA). The annual event featured policy development sessions, OCA’s annual meeting and the OCA’s awards banquet. Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Jim Zehringer opened the [...]

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