Livestock

2011 Jr. Fair Steer Show Results

Purebred Champion: Curtis Harsh, Delaware County (Maine-Anjou Champion) Purebred Res. Champ: Austin Trbovich, Carroll County (Maine-Anjou Res. Champion) Champion Angus: Jordan Mullett, Coshocton County Res. Champ: Brook Roberts, Morrow County Champion Chianina: Hali Lake, Greene County Res. Champ: Clayton Wildermuth, Shelby County Hereford Champion: Samantha Norman, Fulton County Res. Champ: Skyler Plank, Clark County Maine-Anjou Champion: [...]

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Jr. Fair Barrow Show Results

              Grand Champion Junior Dark Cross Barrow: Levi Stauffer, Forest Res. Grand Champion Junior Dark Cross Barrow: Thorpe Connolly, Urbana Grand Champion Junior Light Cross Barrow: Troy Elwer, Delphos Res. Grand Champion Junior Light Cross Barrow: Connor Rayburn, Orient Grand Champion Duroc: Frank Reithman Res. Champion: Andre Miller Grand [...]

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Clean sweep for the winner of the Ohio State Fair Rib-off

    Armed with pork and ready to impress an audience and judges, seven teams from across Ohio, gathered in Columbus for the 15th annual Ohio Pork Rib-Off. This event invites teams to prepare both ribs and pulled pork that are evaluated by a judging panel for taste, tenderness and appearance. This year, those challenged [...]

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Beef Grazing Tour

The Ohio Forage and Grassland Council (OFGC) in cooperation with Athens County Extension is sponsoring a Beef Grazing Tour on Wednesday, August 17 in Athens County. The tour will feature three host farms; Dave and Nancy Bircher located at 3253 Sargent Road in Lodi Township, Joe and Donna Marks located at 17222 Lawson Road in [...]

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Jr. Fair Dairy Results

Three of the dairy champions that will be a part of the 2011 Sale of Champions have been selected. Three more will be selected later this week. This is the first time dairy champions have been included in the Sale of Champions.            

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Stockpile decisions

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County and Buckeye Hills EERA It’s time for my annual reminder that early to mid-August is a good time to set aside some pasture paddocks to stockpile growth for winter grazing. On many farms the actual implementation of stockpiling can be traced back to management decisions in June and July [...]

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