Tuesday, July 14, 2020

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Reporter Rachel Wagoner introduces a new series exploring what it costs to get food to the table.
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The Zane Trace FFA Chapter has been awarded a grant designed to help students and families in the local community.
4-H'ers stand behind a table with their market ducks in a show ring.

A lot changed between when the Harrison County Fair book went to the printer, and when the fair’s 2020 shows began June 24. But from June 24-26, 4-H'ers still gathered to show and sell their market projects at the 2020 fair.
A woman lifts the lid on a bucket.

Kara Bond, of Canton, Ohio, always dreamed of having a mushroom farm. Now, she's moving from the corporate world to a new career in mushroom farming.
Medina Fair livestock sale

In early June, Ohio legislators rejected a measure to ban Confederate flags at county and independent fairs. Since then, some community members in Mahoning and Medina counties have been signing online petitions to ban the flag at their local fairs, an initiative that some fair officials say has tenuous legal standing.

A multistate outbreak of cyclospora is under investigation. Find out which brands it has been linked to, where it's been sold and what symptoms it causes.
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Zak Kmiec holds up a sizable smallmouth bass he pulled out of the Chagrin River river on May 10, 2020.
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Zak Kmiec holds up a pair of smallmouth bass he caught out on Lake Erie on June 5, 2020.
summer field

In a recent letter to the editor, a reader shares her thoughts on Farm and Dairy reporter Rachel Wagoner's column 'On privilege.'

Tim McDermott, an educator with The Ohio State University CFAES, shares six tips for keeping your vegetable garden healthy and productive all summer.