It’s Between the Rows season again on the Ohio Ag Net and thanks to Seed Genetics Direct, we’re back to profile our first farmer, Joe Everett of Shelby County.… 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 »
A look back at Agri Country, starring Ed Johnson, in 1983 — the weekly show often focused on holidays as the years progressed and the role agriculture and life in the country has in celebrating them.
From all of us at Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal, Happy Thanksgiving.… Continue readingRead More »