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New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

Ralph Oomen is in line to become the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). Currently the vice president, he’ll start his two-year term as president in 2013. Ralph’s family has been farming in western Michigan for nearly a century, ever since his grandfather, Henry Oomen, bought a 40-acre farm in Hart, Mich. Henry raised dairy cattle, corn, small grains and potatoes. When he started slowing down, his son, Joe, took over. Joe was…  » Read more