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Kin Corriedales bloodline goes well beyond the state line

What started as a livestock project back in 1944 has become a multi-generational legacy for an Ohio family that has built a reputation across the country in the Corriedale sheep breed. “This farm started as a general livestock farm with Shorthorn cattle, Poland China hogs and a few sheep,” said Al Kin, the eldest member [...]

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The Reserve Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Montana Hulsmeyer of Allen County and sold to Kroger for $36,000.

50th Sale of Champions

The Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions livestock auction, held on the last day of the Ohio State Fair in the WCOL Celeste Center, showcased Ohio’s premium livestock, premier Junior Fair exhibitors and generous supporters. On the sale bill were grand champion and reserve champion market lambs, market barrows and market beef, as well as [...]

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Junior Market Barrow Show at the 2017 Ohio State Fair

Junior Market Barrow results   Berkshire Grand Champion: Ava Genter, Archbold Reserve: Aaron Rolfe, Sabina   Chester White Grand Champion: Lillian Rees, Bidwell Reserve: Alexa Hawk, Harrod   Dark Crossbred Grand Champion: Matthew Butterfield, Oxford Reserve: Mason Creager, Wauseon   Duroc Grand Champion: Coby Hughes, Sabina Reserve: Gracee Beth Stewart, Sabina   Hampshire Grand Champion: [...]

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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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This Blanchard Valley River bottom road may flood...
Photo by Shane Kellogg.

Rainy weather plagues July

The first half of July has left many farmers with very soggy, flooded fields and struggling crops all around the state of Ohio. It seems there was ample moisture pretty much everywhere in Ohio in the last couple of weeks in what has been a very wet start to the month. “What’s going on right [...]

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Part of 50 years of the Sale of Champions, the famous Bob Evans bushel of cash was used to buy the 1982 Grand Champion Barrow exhibited by Cheryl Laucher, who is holding the extra $1 for $13,001. Photo courtesy of the Ohio State Fair.

Fifty years of setting the standard: The Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions

Fifty years ago, it started with a dream to support the Ohio State Fair’s youth livestock exhibitors. Today, 422 champions have been honored and more than $6.4 million in sales have been generated by the Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions. “We’re just trying to get them money to go to college and help them [...]

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