2016 Ohio State Fair

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Watch the Sale of Champions LIVE Today at 2 p.m. Here!

Watch The Sale of Champions LIVE Today, August 7th at 2pm HERE! The Sale of Champions will also be televised live on the Ohio Channel on these local Ohio stations: Ohio Channel Locator Region Station Cable Company / Distribution Channel Akron WNEO / WAEO Fusion¹ Over-the-Air 45.2 / 49.2 WNEO / WAEO Fusion¹ Time Warner [...]

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Fire lookout tower adds a new bit of history to the Ohio State Fair

In the 1930s, lookout towers were used around Ohio to monitor and identify forest fires. Between 1924 and 1978 more than 30 lookout towers were built and operated in Ohio. By the late 1970s, though, their role was completely replaced by airplanes and now residents with cell phones are the best way to get a [...]

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Keile Baney holds up some of his Grand Champion Ribs for the 2016 Pork Rib-Off.

Rib-Off never fails to be FANTASTIC

It does truly dazzle the taste buds — I once again had the chance to judge the Ohio Pork Rib-Off and it once again was FANTASTIC! Oh the magical sauces, the tender, smoky meat, the delicious smells and eye appeal of the ribs — it is nothing short of amazing. Wave after wave of delicious [...]

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The judge interviews a contestant about the chest of drawers with a mirror attached.

4-H projects aplenty at the Ohio State Fair

Of course, there is no shortage of hard work, long hours and dedicated young people in the livestock barns at the Ohio State Fair, but those who think that is the only place to find impressive Ohio youth 4-H projects are missing out. Here are some highlights of the incredible wood working projects at the [...]

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2016 Ohio State Fair Jr. Dairy Show results

Ayrshire Total animals shown: 45 Exhibitors: 31 YRP Junior Champion Exhibitor: Ryan Schmecal Animal: Duncan Double Sire: Whammy Margarita YRP Reserve Junior Champion Exhibitor: Ashley Hawvermale Animal: Hawver-Crest B A Star-ET Sire: Palmyra Bending Berkely-ET YRP Grand Champion Exhibitor: Trevor Greiwe Animal: Mill Valley Milkman Sire: Cinnabon YRP Reserve Grand Champion Exhibitor: Lane Greiwe Animal: [...]

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Photo Credit: Sentinel-Tribune

An open letter to Wood County Fair youth exhibitors

Welcome to the real world. For many of you, the past Wood County Fairs have been full of long days in the barn, fun nights outside the camper, lessons learned and lessons taught. This year, however, you may find some things to be not so status quo. As you very well know, the county fair [...]

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2016 Market Lamb Sale

All exhibitors in the sale get an additional $100 from the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and LEAD Council.

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Kylee Johnson, Wayne Co., gets the handshake for Grand Champion.

2016 Ohio State Fair Junior Market Lamb results

  Youth exhibitors led 670 lambs through the show ring at the 2016 Junior Market Lamb Show that proved to be a long, hot day for animals and exhibitors alike. Here are the results from the 2016 show: Judge Todd Wise, Colorado Photos by Meghan Bruns.   Hampshire Champion: Clay Johnson, Dalton, Wayne Co. Reserve [...]

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Adam Bensman, 13, Miami Co. prepares his lamb for judging in the Grade market lamb class

2016 Junior Market Lamb Show photo highlights

  Youth exhibitors led 670 lambs through the show ring at the 2016 Junior Market Lamb Show. Here are the results from the 2016 show: Judge Todd Wise, Colorado Photos by Meghan Bruns.   Hampshire Champion: Clay Johnson, Dalton, Wayne Co. Reserve Champion: Paige Pence, Clark Co.   Shropshire Champion: Olivia Seaburn, Clark Co. Res. [...]

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