Ohio Pork Council Welcomes New Producer Education Manager

December 6, 2021

New Albany, Ohio – The Ohio Pork Council is pleased to welcome Kayli Long to the staff as the organization’s Producer Education Manager beginning December 6, 2021. “The Ohio Pork Council is excited to have Kayli join our team,” said Cheryl Day, Executive Vice President.  “We know her experience, talents and passion for agriculture will […]

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Senator Theresa Gavarone

Cooper Farms welcomes Senator Gavarone to the farm

October 10, 2021

On Monday, September 27, Senator Theresa Gavarone from Ohio’s 2nd District spent the day in Paulding County, learning how Ohio’s pig farmers proactively manage natural, organic nutrients from manure to enhance soil health while providing wholesome, healthy pork for the Buckeye State. A resident of nearby Wood County for more than 35 years, Senator Gavarone […]

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Best Buckeye Breakfast Grant Winner SuperChefs

SuperChef’s Ohio chosen for final Best Buckeye Breakfasts grant

September 13, 2021

Ohio’s bacon and egg farmers wrapped up the Best Buckeye Breakfasts campaign on Friday, September 3rd, by taking a trip to present the last $2,500 grant to the winning recipient. The crew of farmers headed to Gahanna, Ohio to visit Superchef’s Ohio and meet with the owner, Ryan Bryson. Thankful and dedicated are two ways […]

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C-J's Family Restaurant

C-J’s recognized with latest Best Buckeye Breakfasts grant

September 1, 2021

Ohio’s bacon and egg farmers continued their trek across the state on Thursday, August 26, in an effort to support some of Ohio’s best breakfast spots. Making their way to Stockport, Ohio, the latest Best Buckeye Breakfasts grant was awarded to “C-J’s Family Restaurant,” located at 1920 Main Street in downtown Stockport. Handing out their […]

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Best Buckeye Breakfast grant awarded to The Fountain

August 10, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OH- Ohio’s bacon and egg farmers were on the road again this week, and this time their destination was Celina, Ohio. On Tuesday, August 10, a fourth Best Buckeye Breakfasts grant was delivered to “The Fountain” restaurant located in downtown Celina. The team of farmers were beyond excited to present their latest $2,500 […]

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Forshey, Waters, and Brown inducted into Ag Hall of Fame

August 6, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – On Friday, August 6, the Ohio Agricultural Council returned to the Ohio Expo Center & State Fair for the first time in two years where they hosted the 55thannual OAC Agricultural Hall of Fame Breakfast at Kasich Hall in Columbus, Ohio. Since the ceremony was postponed due to the pandemic in […]

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USDA prepares for upcoming Census of Agriculture in 2022

August 2, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – The USDA needs your help to accurately portray Ohio’s agriculture story by participating in the 2022 Agricultural Census. Statistical information drives decision-making at all levels of government. The Agricultural Census is an indispensable tool that assists in developing and administering programs that oversee and promote farm vitality, consumer protection, conservation, trade, […]

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Grill & Skillet receives latest Best Buckeye Breakfast grant

July 27, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – Ohio’s bacon and egg farmers traveled down to the state’s capital on Tuesday, July 27, to present a check to the latest Best Buckeye Breakfasts grant winner. Their destination was the “Grill & Skillet Diner” located at 2924 East Main Street in Columbus, Ohio. Our team of farmers was excited to present […]

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Gregory’s Tabbed as Latest Best Buckeye Breakfasts Winner

July 9, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – Ohio’s bacon and egg farmers teamed up to make a road trip to Canton, Ohio on Friday, July 9. Their destination was “Gregory’s Family Restaurant” located at 2835 Whipple Ave NW, Canton, OH. While every road trip has a purpose, this one was even more special to all who were involved. […]

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5 Points Café announced as first BBB winner

June 21, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – Today, Ohio bacon and egg farmers teamed up to travel to Xenia, Ohio to present the first Best Buckeye Breakfasts restaurant grant! The first recipient of a $2,500 grant was “5 Points Café” located in the heart of Xenia, Ohio. 5 Points Café is a small-town café that focuses on serving […]

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Ohio Pork Congress Moves to Lima

January 11, 2022

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Ohio Pork Congress offers fresh, new vibes in 2022 at a new location. The event will take place February 8 and 9, 2022, at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center in Lima, Ohio. The Ohio Pork Council invites all producers and members of the pork industry to attend. Steve Lerch, former […]

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Ohio Pork Council seeks 2022 Event Intern

December 7, 2021

The Ohio Pork Council is now accepting applications for their 2022 Event Internship. The Event Intern would provide special project and support to assist with the planning of the Ohio Pork Congress and Taste of Elegance. Applicants should be majoring in the field of communications, marketing, or a related field; preferably going into their junior […]

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Ohio Pork Council opens scholarships for 2022-23 school year

October 28, 2021

The Ohio Pork Council Scholarship Application is officially open! Applications for scholarships will go toward the 2022/2023 school year and all scholarship applicants must be an OPC member, or the child of an OPC member, to be considered.   If you are a previous OPC scholarship recipient and you still have years remaining in your […]

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Ohio Pork Council seeks Summer 2022 Communications Intern

September 16, 2021

The Ohio Pork Council is looking for a highly motivated communications intern to join their team during Summer 2022. The ideal candidate should be majoring in the field of agriculture, communications, marketing, or journalism; preferably going into their junior or senior year. The Ohio Pork Council Communications Internship is sure to provide a variety of […]

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Duane Stateler

Ohio farm family’s commitment to water quality

September 6, 2021

Nutrient management, sustainability, and protecting our water quality are of the utmost importance to Stateler Farms in Hancock County. Duane Stateler, current Ohio pig farmer, is proud to be a part of the H2Ohio program and believes in its efforts to ensure the best water quality for the state of Ohio.  

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Creating your SPS Plan with Dr. Arruda

August 20, 2021

Preparing for foreign animal disease starts on the farm. No matter the size of your swine operation, every pig farmer plays a vital role in FAD preparedness. For more information to create your Secure Pork Supply (SPS) plan with OSU’s Dr. Andreia Arruda, please visit our Industry Resources page.

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Ohio Pork Deserves a Spot on Your Breakfast Plate

June 30, 2021

NEW ALBANY, OHIO – If you could choose one meal to eat out, would you choose breakfast? The first meal of the day has always been the easiest to make at home with a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, and this statement was even more prevalent at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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