Stories of the week

Did you miss out on some of our best stories this week? Here’s your chance to catch up on what’s going on around the state, as gathered through our various communications outlets.

Ohio’s fair season kicks off Monday, starting with the Paulding County Fair. Here’s the complete list of Ohio fairs taking place through October. Make sure to share photos from any fair you visit using #OHFairShare.

We need your help in celebrating National Dairy Month! Add your favorite Ohio-made cheese to our growing list.

Check out some of the funny farm animal picture submissions we have received and add your own directly to the post below.

Two contests for young agricultural professionals recognize individuals for business and leadership achievements in the agricultural community. Prize packages include a $1,000 Grainger gift card and 250 hours use of Kubota M-Series Tractor for the Outstanding Young Farmer selected and a John Deere Gator and $1,000 cash prize for the Excellence in Agriculture contest winner.