Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

Portage County Fair: A day of records and repeats

Thursday, August 28, 2003

A $38,000 leap in the sale’s total led to an all-time $245,000 high.

Horse Heaven

Thursday, August 28, 2003

Holistic development farm treats champion horses to life of luxury

Quarantine scare lifted in Beaver County

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Nearby Hookstown Fair to continue as usual despite intense public interest in quarantine.

Home away from home: Bardo marks almost 60 years at Damascus auction

Thursday, August 21, 2003

At 75, Earl Bardo can still be found helping his sons run Bardo Farms or harvesting crops.

ODA step closer to permitting authority

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Gov. Taft signed bill that also prevents local government’s farm regulation.

Ashtabula County Fair honors Ernie Kaszar

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Ernie Kaszar, 76, donated his veterinary services to Ashtabula County youth for almost half a century.

Flames burn barn; dampness to blame

Thursday, August 7, 2003

Spontaneous combustion ignited a barn full of equipment, hay and straw at Myron Wehr’s farm in New Waterford, Ohio.

Five animals set Medina County Fair records

Thursday, August 7, 2003

New records set in meat goat, goose, broiler, turkey and rabbit sales.

Minivillage mimics urban sprawl’s impact on water pollution

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Open fields provide plenty of room for water to soak into the ground, but that changes when rural areas become urbanized.

Making the tractors dance

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Swing ‘em to the center with the ole Farmall,

Swing ‘em up,

Swing ‘em down,

Keep on swingin’ ‘em around and around.

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