Karr to Represent Ohio Cattlemen
The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) members elected Tom Karr of Pomeroy to the OCA Board of Directors as a Director At- Large in November. The OCA Board of Directors consists of 15 directors, representing 12 districts with three at-large statewide positions.
During the OCA board meeting on December 15, Karr was elected to the executive committee as the member at-large and will be serving as a National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Director, representing OCA.
Karr has been in the cattle business for over 40 years. Over time, he has gradually changed his operation to a purebred Red Angus herd and now has 175 brood cows and sells - age bulls and open and bred heifers. Karr also grows corn, soybeans and hay on 1,800 acres in Meigs County.
Karr is extremely active in his community. He is a member of the Chester United Methodist Church, Shade River Lodge, Pomeroy York Rite, Valley of Columbus and Gallipolis Scottish Rite, Aladdin Temple Shrine, Trustee of the University of Rio Grande Board and member of the board of Farmers Bank and Savings Co.
He is also involved with the Athens, Meigs and Washington County Cattlemen’s Association and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Tom received the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Seedstock Producer of the Year award in 2014.