MARYSVILLE, Ohio –The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) awarded Charlie, Jordan, and Scott Diehl, owners of Diehl Cattle Company of Bradford, Ohio, the Seedstock Producer of the Year Award at the OCA awards banquet held January 23, at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.
OCA and Farm World jointly sponsor the Seedstock Producer of the Year Award, which was created to recognize top beef seedstock producers in Ohio. The award was presented in a video that was sponsored by Darke County Veterinary Services and Fulton Road Genetics and can be found on OCA’s YouTube channel.
Diehl Cattle Company began with six registered Gelbvieh cows, has grown to a herd of 200 cows, and today is one of the top seedstock producers in western Ohio. The bulls are marketed in Missouri at SeedstockPlus, a network comprised of cattlemen from around the country marketing elite breeding cattle.
Charlie credited their success with the seedstock program to the networking opportunities they’ve had with others. The family also has a construction business, but in the future the family is hoping to rely more on the cattle operation.
Scott said, “Our goal is to always try to improve our cow herd.”
The Diehl family’s dedication to improving their herd has been recognized by cattlemen throughout Ohio and across the country.