Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.
Bidders spent a $17,319 for the 55 lambs, $98,247 for the 214 hogs, and $115,217 for the 68 market steers.
The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.
The Ashland County Agricultural Society donated two 4-gallon butter churns commemorating the 150th Ashland County Fair that were sold for $1,000 each, with the proceeds donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Effort
Six years after the Oklahoma bombing, several people are still receiving free counseling offered by the United Methodist Church’s Oklahoma Annual Conference. The conference’s Volunteers-In-Mission program is prepared to send teams to New York and Washington if they’re needed.
School nurses believe that the “cure” for symptoms of nasal allergy may affect school performance in a way not all that different than if they were left untreated.
The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.
“Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith’s Pittsburgh Photographs,” an exhibition of work by one of the great photographers of mid-20th century American life, will open Nov. 3 at Carnegie Museum of Art.
Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.
Trucks remain the dominant mode of choice for transporting agricultural products to market. The weaker U.S. economy, high fuel costs, expensive liability insurance rates, and changing asset valuations have lowered profits.
Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.
Made from vinyl truck tarps the Brimfield flag can fly proudly forever.
Jim Trotter, who recently retired from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, coordinates the field demonstrations at the annual Farm Science Review. He and his wife Norma were recognized for work since 1978.
The five 2001 Ohio Conservation Farm Family Awards were presented at Farm Science Review in recognition of conservation through farming practices.
A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary houses and rehabilitates animals that have been rescued by the Portage County Animal Protective League. Right now it is home to two horses, three ducks, three potbellied pigs, seven dogs, 10 rabbits, and 11 chickens, and is expecting 40 sheep and a 700-pound pig.
The Beaver Valley quilt guild will present its seventh annual judged and juried show, “Autumn in the Park.”
The 12th annual Stark County Farm Bureau drive-it-yourself tour will consist of five stops, including A & J Farms, Kridler Gardens, Motts Greenhouse, Park Farms/St. Peters site, and Raber Dairy Farms.
Frew will present a slide presentation on the sinking of the steamship Gerken Oct. 3 at the Trumbull County Public Library.
The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.