Friday, August 26, 2016
Lawrence County grand champion steer

This year's Lawrence County Fair junior fair market livestock sale raised more than $220,200 for the county's 4-H and FFA members. Check out this year's champion exhibitors.

WASHINGTON — A northern Ohio wetland mitigation bank project received $350,000 through the Natural Resources Conservation Service, part of a $7 million effort to...
piglets

Some Ohio fair pigs tested positive for a strain of flu virus, prompting a reminder to practice good hygiene at fairs.
Applying fly treatment

He doesn't seek attention, but Jerry Lahmers gives attention when it's due — especially to agriculture and community issues.
4-H logo

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Aug. 18, 2016.
Chesapeake Bay

Conservation districts divided over whether to conduct farm inspections.

The Holmes County Fair held its first livestock auction at the new fairgrounds.
Schott Fire

Schott Feed and Supply, Inc. in Alliance, Ohio, was destroyed in an early morning fire Aug. 16.
Ohio farmland

Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of Ohio counties from 1993 through 2015. Less phosphorus in soil = reduced phosphorus runoff risk.

The 2016 Ashtabula County Fair market livestock sale totaled more than $290,500. Check out the list of this year's champions.
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