• Tim White

    Bacon Farmers Big Hit At Deli Next Door

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on February 5, 2013

    The January/February copy of Ohio Pork Line, the publication of the Ohio Pork Producers Council, just arrived. It has the most beautiful photo of a bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich you have ever seen.  OK it’s lunchtime for me and I need to get this written before I can get something to eat. And right now I am leaning towards a BLT. I don’t see a caption telling who took the photo, probably came from the National Pork Producers Council as part of the overall effort to…

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    Opportunity and Challenge of Producing Pork

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on February 13, 2012

    It’s exciting times for Ohio pork producers, according to Todd Stickley, president of the Ohio Pork Producers Council. We had a chance to sit with Todd at the Ohio Pork Congress last week and he said the mood of the pork industry is very positive. Stickley is also director of pork finishing and development for Kalmbach Swine Management, LLC. Ohio Farmer: You say pork producers are in a pretty good mood. Why? Stickley: There are many reasons to be optimistic about our pork industry. As…

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    PETA Wants Your Help

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on June 14, 2009

    The email arrived at 4:33 on Friday afternoon June 12. Strangely late in the week. It came from the Washington office for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (they have no office in Ohio) forwarded to me by the Ohio Pork Producer's Council. It was sent by Ashley Byrne 757-274-9675 AshleyB@peta.org and Kathy Nizzari 917-609-2407 KathyN@peta.org Here's the pasted text of the organization's press release direct from the email. AS SWINE FLU SPREADS, PETA SEEKS PERMISSION TO BRING A REAL…

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    Pork Producers Respond to Flu Outbreak

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on May 1, 2009

    The Ohio Pork Producers Council is reporting that more than 25 different media outlets have contacted them this week regarding the outbreak of H1N1 flu.   “OPPC representatives and Ohio pork producers have participated in a variety of media interviews in the last week, including more than 10 different television stations, newspapers and radio stations,” says Stephanie Stute, speaking on the organization’s behalf. “OPPC has released media statements ensuring consumers that pork is safe to eat…

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