Thursday, January 23, 2020
Canfield Fair

Forty-one individuals were recognized for outstanding service to their local fairs at the 95th Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention.
A young farmer examines corn seed in a corn field.

As the average age of farmers rises, the National Young Farmers Coalition and other agriculture groups are campaigning to add farmers to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Dairy cow.

Borden Dairy Co. recently filed for bankruptcy protection, making it the second major U.S. dairy to do so in as many months.
jr swine show grand champion

Alaina Webster, of Crawford County, won grand champion junior market swine at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Ellie Brillhart

Ellie Brillhart bagged her first doe in Marshallville, Ohio on Dec. 3, 2019.
A graphic showing how households will receive census invitations. 95% of households will receive their invitations in the mail, almost 5% will receive an invitation in-person from a census taker, and less than 1% will simply be counted in-person by a census taker.

With the 2020 Census set to offer an online response option, Ohioans in areas with limited broadband access may need to be proactive with how they respond.
Lane Fomenko

Lane Fomenko bagged a spike buck in Bloomingdale, Ohio on Dec. 8, 2019.
Logan Fomenko

Logan Fomenko bagged an 8-point buck in Bloomingdale, Ohio on Dec. 2, 2019.
Tommy Janik

Tommy Janik bagged his first deer, an 8-point buck, in Berlin Center, Ohio on Nov. 24, 2019.
butter sculpture

The 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show butter sculpture was unveiled Jan. 2, carved from butter depicting three of Pennsylvania’s professional sports mascots.