Congratulations and best wishes to Marvin Batte, who retires today with over 30 years of service at The Ohio State University. Marv joined the department in December of 1980. In addition to his teaching, research, and extension responsibilities, he served as Interim Department Chair in 1998, Associate Chair from 1995-2008, and Graduate Studies Chair from 1995 to 1998. Most recently, Marv served as the Fred N. VanBuren Professor of Farm Management and Associate Chair and Director of the Center for Innovation-Based Enterprise. Thank you, Marv!