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The 2022 Dean's Charity Steer Show, held at the Ohio State Fair Aug. 2, raised $240,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio. 

All 11 auctions at the 2022 Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions broke previously held records for the highest sale award on Aug. 7.

Seven Ohioans dedicated to the conservation and preservation of Ohio's natural resources were inducted into the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame July 27.

For the first time since 2019, the American Dairy Association Mideast's annual butter cow display is back at the Ohio State Fair and is bigger than ever.

The Expo 2050 Task Force will be working with consultants to map out long-term recommendations for the Ohio State Fair and the Ohio Expo Center. 

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Expo Center and State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler announced the 2022 Ohio State Fair will be July 27 to Aug. 7.

Despite restrictions, junior fair participation equaled pre-pandemic levels at the 2021 Ohio State Fair, and the sale results set records. 

The Ohio State Fair will return in 2021, after being canceled entirely in 2020. But with pandemic restrictions and other concerns still lingering, it will be limited to mainly livestock competitions and sales, and some youth non-livestock project judging.

The Ohio Expositions Commission agreed to a possible 75-year lease that would give the Columbus Crew SC access to about 25 acres of state land for a new practice facility in a Jan. 28 meeting. This lease comes with a $2 million up front payment in April. That money would be a major help for the commission, after a year of cancellations and lost revenue.

Ohio fair leaders are one of the latest groups to criticize how Gov. Mike DeWine is handling the state’s reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.