Larry Davis of Ag Resource Management (ARM) joins Dusty, Matt and Kolt on the podcast to discuss some upcoming financial dates and deadlines. Dale has reports with Bill Even, CEO of the National Pork Board and Gene Noem, President of the National Pork Board. Matt visits with Steve Lerch of Story Arc Consulting, the keynote speaker at the Ohio Pork Congress last week.… Continue readingRead More »
By Matt Reese
Some people are people-people.
Some people are livestock-people.
Gary Stitzlein has proven to be both, which has served him well in his lifetime spent involved in and serving Ohio’s hog industry. It has also helped earn him the 2022 Ohio Pork Industry Excellence Award, which means he’s good-people, too.
“Gary is very deserving of the award because he has been a leader in the industry and excels in many of the areas, whether it was working at the OSU swine barn, the outstanding job he did with judging, or his involvement with farmers across Ohio as he has worked for the Kalmbach organization,” said Dick Isler, former executive vice president of the Ohio Pork Producers Council. “He displays the leadership, personal qualities and traits of those who have received the award ahead of him.”
Stitzlein received a degree in agricultural education with a minor in animal science from The Ohio State University back in 1971.… Continue readingRead More »
John Barker, President & CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association joins us to talk about the impact of COVID-19 to Ohio’s foodservice industry and the impact of food price inflation. Plus, Dale has an update with Robert Fox of CoBank, Matt visits with Jason Williamson of Williamson Crop Insurance, and Dale has a report with Wesley Haun of Tiger Sul Products. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue readingRead More »
Jami Dellifield, Family & Consumer Sciences Educator with Ohio State University Extension in Hardin County joins Dusty and Kolt. Jami is the winner of the first ever Yvonne Lesicko Perseverance Prize (or Y-Prize) for farm mental health. Plus, Matt has an update with Tyler Stiles in Fairfield County on the Enlist authorizations — or lack there of — in select Ohio counties. Matt also visits with Cheryl Day, Executive Vice President of the Ohio Pork Council.… Continue readingRead More »
“Farmhand Mike” Less, farm influencer on social media and Darke County farmer joins us to talk about how his popular YouTube channel was started. Dale has updates from the Ohio Fair Managers Association convention with Rod Arter and Greta Gray. Plus, Dale visited with Ethan Lane of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue readingRead More »
Dusty, Matt and Kolt are starting off the New Year running down the latest in Ohio Agriculture (and yes, sharing a Dad Joke.) Dusty has a preview of the Ohio Field Leader Podcast this month with Dr. John Finer of Ohio State. Matt has an update with Fairfield County SWCD Wildlife Specialist Tommy Springer, Kolt has audio from Clay Patton and the Rural Radio Network on the Kansas Wildfires and Dusty visits with USDA NRCS Chief Terry Cosby. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading Read More »
In this episode of the podcast, Matt, Dusty and Kolt are joined by Elizabeth Long of Ag Resource Management as they share their ugly Christmas sweaters. Aside from holiday cheer, they talk about end-of-year financial decisions that need to be made. Matt has an update with Kirk Hines, Chief of Soil and Water Conservation Districts with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Dale visits with some folks from Farm Credit Mid America, and Jon Scheve has an update. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue readingRead More »