Nevertheless, the overall sale total hit $204,100.27, dropping almost $23,000 from last year.
Ohio firefighters and citizens received awards for heroism and service.
In addition to the crafts, the festival features musical entertainment, farm demonstrations, contests and children’s activities.
The pork checkoff rate will be reduced by 5 cents – from 45 cents per $100 of value to 40 cents per $100 of value.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on another passing year for Farm and Dairy and marvels at experiencing history through its pages.
Growers should be identifying which fields are suffering from diseases and marking those fields for early harvest, advises one Ohio plant pathologist.
A related factor farmers need to consider is whether to let the crop dry in the field or harvest it at a higher moisture level and dry it with heated air.
The man was ordered to pay nearly $6,000 in fines and replacement costs for killing a large black bear in April that he claimed was killed in self-defense.
A Columbiana County woman teased for handicaps is now the basis of a television series about to debut.
The Bush administration has launched a new campaign to help boost recycling of materials ranging from metals to plastics to paper.