Mr. Steve Moff was inducted into the Dairy Science Hall of Service on April 4, 2019. The event took place during the Celebration of Excellence recognition program hosted by the Department of Animal Sciences. The following is his induction citation.
Mr. Steve Moff grew up in Mahoning County, Ohio where he took numerous dairy projects during his 10 years in 4-H and was a member of the 4-H dairy judging team. He graduated from Ohio State with a BS in Dairy Science in 1980, and he was a member of the OSU dairy judging team. He has been employed as a dairy program specialist with COBA Select Sires since his graduation from OSU. He has served in various capacities in the Ohio Holstein Association, Ohio State Fair dairy department, All-American Dairy Show, Ohio Purebred Dairy Cattle Association, Spring Dairy Expo, Canfield Fair, and National Holstein Association. Comments from letters for his nomination include statements such as “’Steve is a joy to work with, efficient and upbeat’. He is always willing to serve our members and all of the dairy community.”; “…transparently displays honesty, dedication, commitment and pride …”; and “I cannot think of a time when he has NOT given to the dairy 4-Hers of Ohio”. Steve and his wife, Jane, have three children, Neil, Brian, and Heidi, all of which are graduates of Ohio State. The recognition provided as a recipient of the Dairy Science Hall of Service Award acknowledges Steve’s many contributions to the dairy industry and the development of youth in Ohio.