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Sue Evans now owns the farm. She is the great-great-great-granddaughter of the founder Isaac Evans, Jr.

Evans Powhaton Century Farm history laced with triumph and tragedy

The year was 1950 and there was excitement in the air on Powhaton Farm in Champaign County. The farm was one of the host farms for the National Plowing Match, sponsored by the National and Ohio Plowing Matches and the National Association of Soil Conservation Districts. It was the first “National” held outside of Iowa. [...]

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Becknology Days brings products, research to farmers

The annual Becknology Field Days ran through Saturday, August 27th at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta, Indiana. Thousands of farmers and members of the agricultural industry turn out to the event each year to learn about the latest innovations, hear from company leadership, and enjoy fellowship among fellow producers. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood visited [...]

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2016 Ohio State Fair Outstanding Market Exhibitors

Photos by Meghan Bruns.   The winners by age in the Beef Outstanding Market Exhibitor competition were: (9) Carly Sanders, Fayette Co. and Garret Agle, Clark Co.; (10) Sydney Sanders, Fayette Co. and Drew Waymouth, Clark Co.; (11) Brice Phelps, Union Co.; (12) Paige Pence, Clark Co.; (13) Alex Linder, Huron Co.; (14) Allison Davis, [...]

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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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Feeding Farmers Week 4 – Black Walnut Farms, Warren County

A trip to southwestern Ohio wrapped up the 2016 Feeding Farmers program, courtesy of AgriGold. Each Friday for the past four weeks, the crew of the Ohio Ag Net traveled to various parts of the state delivering lunch, fellowship, and midday broadcasts to farm families that are the backbone of American agriculture. Don Tharr heads [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 3 – Watson Farms, Sandusky County

Week number three of Feeding Farmers, courtesy of AgriGold, took the Ohio Ag Net crew to Watson Farms in northern Ohio on the Sandusky-Seneca County line. The family operation is headed up by Dusten Watson. He took over in recent years after his dad Lee handed down the keys to the next generation, something he [...]

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