Opal Holfinger

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Opal Holfinger has shared her quiet leadership for the betterment of Ohio agriculture and the state of Ohio through thousands of volunteer hours. For more than five and a half decades, Opal and her late husband Carl, fed cattle in Miami County. As a staunch advocate of Ohio's beef industry, she served on the Ohio Beef Council Operating Committee from 1988-1996, helping shape the state's beef council in the very early years of the national beef checkoff program.

Her service extended into many capacities within the beef industry, in board leadership for 15 years and as treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Miami County Planning Commission and Zoning Board, Ohio Bicentennial Board, and the Ohio Expositions Commission.