2017 Ohio State Fair

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2017 Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show

Check back daily for photos and results from the 2017 Ohio State Fair Draft Horse show. CLICK HERE FOR THE GOVERNOR’S CUP VIDEO Monday, July 31, 2017 Afternoon Show Photos Evening Show Photos Official Results from Monday’s Show ALL MONDAY RESULTS IN PDF FORMAT Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 Official Results from Tuesday’s Show ALL TUESDAY [...]

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Bob Evans at a Sale of Champions in the mid-80s where he gave out his memorable bushel basket of dollar bills.

Looking back through 50 years of Sale of Champions history

The Ohio State Fair is a little more than a week away from kicking off its 2017 run. Concluding this year’s fair is the 50th Sale of Champions, held August 6 at 2 p.m. at the Celeste Center. Together with the Ohio Expo Center, we dug through our archives and found pieces of the rich [...]

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Some of the exhibitors gathered before the sale to thank the buyers.

2017 Market Lamb Sale Results

All exhibitors in the 2017 Market Lamb Sale got at least $1,225 with contributions from the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and LEAD Council including Stitzlein Club Lambs, Amstutz Club Lambs, Kalmbach Feeds, Umbarger Feeds, Show Managers of the Mark Banbury Scholarship and Buckeye Blowout Show, Shroyer Show Stock, Ericka and Chris Haines (in memory of [...]

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Shropshire exhibitors

Watch LIVE the Ohio State Market Lamb Final Drive

Watch the 2017 Ohio State Fair Market Lamb Show LIVE on July 26th at 7 p.m. EDT. If you’re having trouble viewing this video, please watch it at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ohioscountryjournalandohioagnet/ Here’s the champion crossbred drive.

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2017 Junior Market Lamb Show

Youth exhibitors entered 711 lambs in the 2017 Junior Market Lamb Show. Here are more results from the 2017 show: Judge Miles Gibbs, Del Rio, Texas Photos by Mindi Brookhart.   Hampshire Champ: Carly Gump, Fletcher Res. Champ: Bailee Amstutz, Richwood   Shropshire Champ: Kayla Ritter, Montgomery County Res. Champ: Sarah Young, Leesburg   Southdowns [...]

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Butter cow display highlights nutritious and delicious chocolate milk

The annual butter display, one of the best-kept secrets at the Ohio State Fair each year, has been unveiled. This year’s display is a salute to chocolate milk, the official beverage of Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA). Inside the dairy cooler, the traditional butter cow and calf is joined by a larger-than-life bottle of [...]

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Washing hands and hog show timelines important in avoiding swine influenza outbreaks

With the announcement of confirmed human cases of influenza following the Clinton County Fair H3N2 swine influenza discovery and H1N1 discovered in hogs at the Franklin County Fair, state leaders are reminding fairgoers and livestock exhibitors about commonsense ways to address and prevent the problem. “We have had a few people get sick from the [...]

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