J. Richard (Dick) Isler

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Born and raised on a livestock farm, Dick Isler has devoted his entire career in service to Ohio agriculture. For more than 40 years, Isler served as the executive vice president of the Ohio Pork Council. Under his leadership, the Ohio Pork Council was considered by many as one of the top state pork association's in the country. Farmers, 4-H, processors, marketers, elected officials, researchers, fair managers, and consumers have all benefited from Isler's commitment and leadership to agriculture with an emphasis on swine.

Isler has received many awards and recognitions, including the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame, Animal Sciences Department Hall of Fame, and the National Pork Producers Council Executive Professional Award.