Friday, September 17, 2021


Carroll County cattleman and grazier Earl McKarns, left, hosted Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee on Shamrock Vale Farm June 19. Gee visited the farm as part of his whirlwind statewide tour and to recognize McKarns as an Ohio Professional Beef Producer. A plaque for the award was presented on behalf of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and Ohio State University Extension. While visiting the farm, Gee learned about beef cattle production and the farm’s rotational grazing program from McKarns and his son, Dan.