MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) awarded Haley Farms of West Salem, Ohio, the Seedstock Producer of the Year Award at the recent OCA awards banquet.
The Seedstock Producer of the Year Award was created to recognize top beef seedstock producers in Ohio. The award presentation featured a video of Haley Farms that was generously sponsored by the Centerra Cooperative.
Haley Farms is owned and operated by Mike and Pam Haley. Haley Farms was founded in 1907 in West Salem, Ohio. Pam incorporated cattle to the operation after she and Mike married. Prior to children, the couple managed 120 head, and now manage 80 head. Haley Farms sells bred heifers and cows in a production sale in Nebraska during the second weekend in October.
Furthermore, the couple markets cattle privately off the farm and at the Ohio Beef Expo for show heifers and bulls. They emphasize protecting the environment and the environment’s impact on their operation. Pasture management, financial soundness and sustainability drive the focus of environment, business and family to sustain the operation for the next generation.
The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is a non-profit membership organization that represents the business interests and way of life important to farm families that raise cattle. It serves as the voice and issues manager for all of Ohio’s beef cattle business including cattle breeders, producers and feeders. It is the beef industry’s grassroots policy development organization and is an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association strives to maintain profitability and growth of Ohio’s beef industry, while providing consumers with safe and wholesome beef.
— Ohio Cattlemen’s Association
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