The Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) recently announced its 2015 award recipients during the organization’s annual meeting and banquet in Columbus. This year, there were three awards which honored four individuals who have made a significant contribution to Ohio’s egg, chicken and turkey communities.
“Every year we seek individuals whose work and accomplishments promote the goals of our poultry community to provide Ohioans safe, affordable food,” said Jim Chakeres, OPA executive vice president. “I am honored to work with so many talented individuals, farms and businesses who continually go above and beyond what is expected of them – and this year’s award winners are no exception.”
Awards and recipients at the 30th Annual OPA Banquet included:
Golden Egg Award: Tom Hertzfeld II
The Golden Egg Award recognizes an individual who is committed to advancing the mission and values of the state’s egg, chicken and turkey farmers. This year’s honor was presented to Tom Hertzfeld II, of Grand Rapids, Ohio.… Continue readingRead More »