Farm Income Enhancement Members

Endowed Chair

Thomas L. Sporleder, Ph.D.

Staff

Melinda Osterloh, Research Assistant

Adivsory Council

Dr. Valente Alvarez Professor of Food Science
The Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology
335 Parker Hall, 2015 Fyffe Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
614-292-7765; 614-292-0218 fax
alvarez.23@osu.edu

Terry McClure, Farmer
McClure Farms, Inc.
2684 County Road 151
Grove Hill, Ohio 45849
419-587-3689; 419-587-3908 fax
mclurefarms@msn.com

Julie Louiso, Chief Operating Officer
Louiso Trucking Inc.
4685 St. Rt. 133
Batavia, OH 45103
614-840-4655
louiso.4@hardinnet.com

Dr. Tom Worley, Director
Extension Centers of Piketon
The Ohio State University
1864 Shyville Road
Piketon, Ohio 45661
614-292-4900
worley.36@osu.edu

Michael Bailey
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
614-644-5812; 614-644-5017 fax
mbailey@mail.agri.state.oh.us

Larry Thompson, CEO
Heartland Agdeavor Association
5898 Cleveland Avenue, Suite A
Columbus, Ohio 43231-6881
614-818-4466; 614-839-2709 fax
lthompsonheart@sbcglobal.net

Dennis Bolling, President and CEO
United Producers, Inc.
5909 Cleveland Avenue
P.O. Box 29800
Columbus, Ohio 43229
614-839-8604; 614-839-8605 fax
dbolling@uproducers.com

Debbie Rausch
Rural Development Specialist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
200 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43040
614-255-2425; 614-255-2562 fax
deborah.rausch@oh.usda.gov

Dave White, Senior Director
Policy and R&D
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation
Two Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, Ohio 43216-0479
614-246-8261; 614-246-8688 fax
dwhite@ofbf.org

Donald Benschneider, Farmer
Rural Route #2
4091 Road 94
Payne, Ohio 45880
419-263-3311; 419-263-2549 fax
don@wildcatcreekpopcorn.com

Dr. Florian Diekmann
Library Sciences
The Ohio State University
6019 Ackerman Library
600 Ackerman Road
Columbus, Ohio 43202
614-688-8413
diekmann.4@osu.edu

Gary King, Former Executive Vice President Ohio Agribusiness Association
5151 Reed Road, Suite 200-A
Columbus, Ohio 43220-2598
614-326-7520; 614-326-7519 fax
gking@oaba.net