• Tim White

    New Dean Wants OSU To Be No. 1

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 27, 2012

    I recently had a chance to interview Bruce McPheron the new vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. McPheron comes to Ohio from Penn State where he was the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences. He replaces Bobby Moser who announced his retirement last fall and agreed to stay on the job until a replacement was found. Moser served as vice president for agriculture since…

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  • Tim White

    Expo Is Fair Game For Politicians

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 14, 2012

    The Ohio State Fair is a celebration of agriculture. For a politician it is also a time to associate yourself with the state’s largest industry. Gov. John Kasich found time to declare a drought situation on day one of the fair. In response to severe heat and rainfall shortages across large areas of the state which are afflicting much of Ohio’s agriculture industry, Gov. John Kasich chose the first day of the fair to sign Executive Order 2012-11K instructing state agencies to help…

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