Arnett J. Gordin

Arnett J. Gordin, of Cedarville, was a true humanitarian. He served the agricultural industry for 60 years by being a pioneer in agronomy and crop production methodology. He was among the first in Ohio to study and implement no-till and limited tillage for more efficient crop production.

He was a breeder of purebred Scotch Shorthorn beef cattle, Hampshire hogs and Shropshire sheep. Gordin was honored at the national level in 1966 for his 50 years of breeding Shorthorn cattle.

A strong supporter of education, Gordin was a cooperator and leader in agricultural research, livestock and crops via the OSU animal science departments and Extension service. He supported 4-H and FFA by helping with judging clinics and field trips. Gordin was a charter member of the Greene County Farm Forum in 1937 and member of the International Livestock Expositions, Ohio State Fair Sale Committee and the American Shorthorn Association.

Gordin died October 14, 1990 at age 85.