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A new event at this year's Expo was the Best of Triple-T and Heath Sale, which averaged an impressive $9094 on 89 Holstein lots. The high seller of the sale was Rocky-Mount Sanchez Finesse, who sold for $98,000. Finesse went on to be named Reserve Grand Champion of the Holstein show.

2014 Spring Dairy Expo show and sale results

The 28th Ohio Spring Dairy Expo was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, on March 27 – 29. A total of 728 quality animals representing all seven breeds of dairy cattle were on the grounds for the shows and sales. Exhibitors traveled from across Ohio and eight other states to present their [...]

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Lindsey Pugh, from Stark County, with her Angus heifer.

Beef Expo photo highlights

More than 30,000 visitors from 25 states and Canada typically attend the Ohio Beef Expo that kicked off at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. The weekend schedule included breed sales, shows, educational seminars, trade show and a highly competitive junior show on Sunday. The trade show features more than 100 exhibitors from 15 states. A series [...]

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Bruce Kettler got to meet President Reagan during his time as a National Officer.

Ohio’s National FFA Officers

With 32, Ohio has the most National FFA Officers of any state. For National FFA Week Feb. 15-Feb. 22, we thought we would highlight Ohio’s talented former National Officers. If you have more information on Ohio’s past National Officers, feel free to email it to mreese@ocj.com and we can update our online version. Lawrence Augustine, [...]

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Winter beauty

As always, it was a busy morning at the Reese house. My wife had a meeting to get to, there were frozen water buckets in the barn, cold animals to care for, children to dress for school and then bundle up in hats and gloves, breakfast to make (and eat), a wood burner in desperate [...]

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The 44th Ohio Power Show

The 44th edition of Power Show Ohio features more than 200 exhibitors displaying products from more that 600 companies. Power Show Ohio provides the opportunity to learn about products in the fields of agriculture, outdoor power equipment and construction.  The show features displays of the newest and best in tractors, skid steer loaders, commercial mowing [...]

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Gary Tabor stands beside one of many display units in his vast farm toy center.

Tabor’s toy tractor treasures

Farm toy collectors launch their hobby through many different avenues. Gary Tabor’s interest in toy tractors developed through gifts of farm toys for his sons. “Soon after my wife and I bought the John Deere pedal tractor for Jim and the small scale Farmall 400 for Lynn, I gained an interest in toy models. I [...]

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Kalmbach Clean Fuels ribbon cutting ceremony

On November 19th, the new Kalmbach Clean Fuels compressed natural gas station was officially open for business. Attendees included representatives from Ohio agriculture and agribusiness, energy groups, truck manufacturers and members of the Upper Sandusky community. “It’s exciting to be providing compressed natural gas for vehicle fuels,” said Tim Rausch, Director of Distribution with Kalmbach [...]

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