Ohio Cattleman’s Association plan summer round-up


JEFFERSON, Ohio – The Ohio Cattleman’s Association Summer Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, is July 14.

The schedule for July 14 includes departing from Jefferson OSU Extension Office at 4:15 a.m., attending the OCA Summer Round-Up, lunch and steak dinner and returning to Jefferson at 11 p.m.

Cost is $50 for Ohio Cattleman’s Association members and $55 for nonmembers.

Farms featured for the round-up include:

Nichols Farm – The largest purebred and commercial cow-calf operation in Wood County.

J Bar A Herefords – One of the best designed cattle layouts.

Calvin Gerwin and Sons – A family partnership that includes 1,200 crop acres and 250 head of Holstein steers marketed annually.

Bill J. Bowling Farm – The largest cattle feeding operation in Wood County.

Larry and Becky Warns’ farm – A diversified crop and livestock operation.

The Tom Dierksheide family farm – A farm containing 970 no-til crop acres that consist of corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. Dierksheide feeds 150 head of single-source yearling cattle annually and direct markets to the packer.

To register call the OSU Extension at 440-576-9008.


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