Alumni in the news

Jodi Mescher with Alison Robertson

Our alumni are out in the world making great things happen.  If you see an alum in the news, let us know!

Here are some recent newsmakers from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences:

Ronald Beckham BS Horticulture 1955 - Ronald C. Beckham 

Brad Bergefurd BS Horticulture 1990, MS Agricultural Education 2011 - Attendees to go from bines to steins at Ohio Hop Conference

Dr. Kris Boone MS Agricultural Education 1991, PhD Agricultural Education 1994 - Cincinnati Public Schools looks at agricultural education as a pathway to wide-open job market

Frank Burkett BS Agricultural Mechanization & Systems 1997 - USMCA Gets House Approval 

James Chambers BS Agricultural Economics 1989 - Jim Chamber joins Trimble as General Manager - Agriculture

Dr. Donald Davidson BS Dairy Science 1982 - Ohio's Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Ohio Ag Net Podcast| Ep. 133| Christmas Lights & YAPScott Elwer

Scott Elwer BS Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science 1996 - Elwer nominated for statewide award 

Michelle Fehr BS Agricultural Education 2005, MS Human & Community Resourse Development 2006 - Local students get real world education

Dr. Tony Forshey BS Animal Science 1977 - Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 134 | New Year, Queen & Intern

Eric Gilbey ASC Landscape Construction & Contract Technology 1990 - Vectorworks' Eric Gilbey Elected President of Association of Professional Landscape Designers

Dr. Brian Hartschuh BS Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science 2007 - Veterinarian comes home to Crawford County to launch new practice

Joseph Hauryski BS Dairy Science 1969 - Steuben County Legislative Chair Steps Down

Kelly Henderson BS Landscape Horticulture 2011 - Public service? Officials consider adding farmers to loan forgiveness program

Roger High BS Animal Science 1985, MS Agricultural Education 1993 - Genetic Excellence a Family Tradition at Bunker Hill Farm

Sarah Humphrey BS Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science 1999 - Sarah Goodwill Humphrey named health commissioner at Richland Public HealthCarolyn Orr

Mike Kocher ASC Livestock Production & Management - Beef & Sheep - It Happened in Crawford County: Kochers are big 4-H supporters

Dr. Douglas Leaman BS Animal Science 1987, MS Animal Science 1989 - WSU names science and mathematics dean as interim provost 

Jodi Mescher BSENR Environment, Economy, Development & Sustainability 2015 - Mescher to Battle Blight and Preserve Lincoln City with Urban Renewal Agency

Stephanie Nestor* Boot Hill Distillery Adds Staff to Roster

Dr. Carolyn Orr BS Agriculture 1977 - Lobbying agency advancing pet care policy adds ag industry scientist to team   

Dr. Scott Shearer BS Agricultural Engineering 1981, MS Agricultural Engineering 1983, PhD Agricultural Engineering 1986 - The Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative and Ohio Agriculture Conservation Council

William Shultz BS Animal Science 1972 - Genetic Excellence a Family Tradition at Bunker Hill Farm Bill and Susan Shultz

Gordon Smith Jr. Agricultural Economics 1967 - Smith Couple Named Parade Marshals

Lois Smith BS Dairy Science 1958 - Smith Couple Named Parade Marshals

Dr. Ellie Walsh MS Plant Pathology 2013, PhD Plant Pathology 2016 - Growing Pains

Gary Wilson BS Agricultural Education 1978, MS Agricultural Education 1978 - Wilsons join 4-H Hall of Fame 

Mary Wilson BS Animal Science 1973, MS Agricultural Education 1980 - Wilsons join 4-H Hall of Fame