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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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NCBA encouraged by Administration’s newfound commitment to eliminating regulations

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association welcomed news that President Obama, on Jan. 18, 2011, signed an Executive Order titled “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review” that seeks to review all federal regulations and eliminate job and growth-killing regulations. “If there were one word to describe the first two years of President Obama’s Administration, it would be [...]

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Goat cheese processor seeks good sheep dairy producers

By Kyle Sharp Abbe Turner is by nature an optimist. She was optimistic when she and her husband bought and moved to a Portage County farm in 2002, despite neither of them having a farm background. She was optimistic when she started producing cheese from the milk of her dairy goats at her startup business, [...]

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