Tuesday, August 22, 2017

It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.
Grand market hog

The Trumbull County Fair held its market livestock sale July 15 with 279 lots and a sale total of $259,673.80.
Sheep in field

Ohio Sheep Day was July 15, at the OARDC sheep research facility in Wooster. Sheep producers from all over Ohio learned about Ohio State’s research on parasites, pasture management, weaning and confinement barns.
Family Farm Field Day

Family Farm Field Day covers the social and economic aspects of farm production.

Learn more about livestock management techniques that can reduce your herd's risk for parasite infection, and stop its spread when cases are discovered.

Ohio officials have confirmed the first case of swine flu for this year's county fair season, and advise fairgoers to use good hygiene.
Harmful algal bloom

The algae bloom on Lake Erie will likely be more severe this year, although not as severe as in record years.

Learn more about alternative ways young farmers can access land, and how formal agreements benefit both farmers and landowners.
Kernza crop

Although it's still being perfected, Kernza could provide a unique combination of grain and perennial forage.
Brown Swiss convention

The National Brown Swiss Convention was held in Canton, Ohio, July 5-8. Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were recognized as top producers.
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