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Email: jcornely@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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Black participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Delaware resident Jarred Black is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Black is a production supervisor for Kalmbach Swine Management. He and his family raise row crops and replacement gilts for Kalmbach Swine Management. Black is a member of Delaware County Farm Bureau and on the National Pork Producers Council LEADR program.

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Campbell

Campbell participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Waynesville resident Adam Campbell is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Campbell is a sales manager of animal health equipment for Hydro Systems Co. He is a member of Warren County Farm Bureau, an Ohio Beef Expo committee member and on the Alpha Gamma Sigma Alumni Board.

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Clemson

Clemson participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Johnston resident Christen Clemson is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Clemson is a full-time PhD student at Penn State University and works with her brother on a third-generation row crop farm. Clemson is a Trumbull County Farm Bureau trustee, a high school track coach and baseball/softball umpire.

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Cox

Cox participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Dresden resident Jenny Cox is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Cox and her husband Jared run Cox Crop Insurance, a division of Cox Seed Sales. Cox is a Muskingum County Farm Bureau member and has worked with Ohio FFA Foundation on obtaining funding/grants for projects.

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Culp

Culp participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Hilliard resident Ashley Culp is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Culp is a financial services officer for Farm Credit Mid-America. She is a Madison County Farm Bureau member, Ohio Cattlemen’s BEST committee member and Sigma Alpha Alumni chapter president.

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Eick

Eick participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Radnor resident Marlene Eick is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Eick is co-owner of Herdmark Media and is involved in the purebred and show pig industry. She is a Delaware County Farm Bureau member and a member of the Ohio FFA Foundation’s sponsors team.

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Headings

Headings participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Plain City resident Rebekah Headings is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Headings and her husband have a poultry and sheep farm in northern Madison County. Headings is a professional genealogist specializing in missing heir searches in mineral/gas right cases in the Appalachian region. She is a Madison County Farm Bureau member and is active in her local church and school and the American Local History Network.

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Heimerl

Heimerl participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Radnor resident Caitlyn Heimerl is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Heimerl is a district sales manager for Great Lakes Hybrids. She is a Delaware County Farm Bureau member and active with the Ohio Soybean Association and Delaware County Fair.

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Jones

Jones participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Newark resident Kayla Jones is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Jones is director of CAUV and ag district programs and deputy director of oil and gas taxation for the Licking County Auditor’s office. She is vice president of Licking County Farm Bureau, secretary of Utica FFA Alumni and has a small beef cattle and hay operation.

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Jorgensen

Jorgensen participating in intensive agricultural leadership program

August 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Powell resident Kent Jorgensen is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute. Jorgensen is an agricultural attorney specializing in helping farmers with business planning and farm succession. He is a Franklin County Farm Bureau member, Young Agricultural Professionals member and talks at various events on agricultural law issues.