2016 Ohio State Fair

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Cleveland Cavaliers buttered up at 2016 Ohio State Fair

A day before the 2016 Ohio State Fair officially opens to the public, a staple of the dairy industry was unveiled to the public. The Cleveland Cavaliers and their recent NBA championship highlights this year’s Butter Cow Display. “We’re really excited about Ohio’s dairy farmers being able to sponsor this display,” said Scott Higgins of [...]

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What’s new at the Ohio State Fair

This year, the Ohio State Fair will offer new food, attractions and entertainment that will please the whole family. Here are some new, fun things to see and do at the 163rd edition of the Fair (July 27 – August 7), along with other favorite Fair traditions. New food With over 190 food vendors, new food [...]

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Swine summer camp brings “All-Stars” to Ohio

Young people from across the country involved in the show pig world converged on Columbus in mid-July to take part in a unique learning sure to make an impression for years to come. “The Showpig.com All-Stars was a camp that we started a couple of years ago. The first two years we were in Romney, [...]

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2016 Ohio State Fair Goat Show photo highlights

PHOTOS BY MEGHAN BRUNS 2016 Junior Market Wether Goat results   Grand Champion: Taylor Carr, Athens Co. Res. Champion: Paige Pence, Clark Co Third: Cami Reveal, Clinton Co. Fourth: Paige Pence, Clark Co. Fifth: Ava Shroyer, Logan Co. Sixth: Tanner Huntsman, Morrow Co.   Lightweight champion wether: Ava Shroyer, Logan Co. Lightweight res. champion wether: [...]

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Ohio State Fair 2016 Junior Market Wether Goat Show Results

The sixth overall Junior Market Wether was Tanner Huntsman, Morrow Co. Other 2016 Junior Market Goat Results: Lightweight champion wether: Ava Shroyer, Logan Co. Lightweight res. champion wether: Tanner Huntsman, Morrow Co.   Middleweight champion wether: Taylor Carr, Athens Co. Middleweight res. champion: Paige Pence Clark   Heavyweight Champion wether: Cami Reveal Heavyweight Res. Champion wether: Paige [...]

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Biosecurity recommendations for youth exhibitors

As county fairs continue across Ohio and the great Ohio State Fair is about to begin, biosecurity does not take a rest. Pork Checkoff director of swine health information and research, Dr. Lisa Becton, said that message is very important for youth exhibitors during the summer show season. “As kids are actively in the fair [...]

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Jack Fisher is one of the 2016 Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame inductees.

Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame inductees announced

The Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame has inducted dozens of notable Fair contributors since 1976, including Bob Evans, Dave Thomas of Wendy’s and the late Senator George Voinovich.This year, a new group of Ohioans will become Fair legacies at the 40th annual Hall of Fame ceremony. The Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame was established to [...]

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Be sure to check out 2016 Ohio State Fair results at ocj.com

The OCJ and OAN staff will once again be “Feeding you the results first” presented by Kalmbach Feeds. The online coverage at ocj.com will include results, photos and videos with the winning exhibitors on the day of the show. The 2016 Ohio State Fair Junior Market Show coverage dates are: • Jr. Boer Goat Show, [...]

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