Survey: Custom Farm Work Rates Rising in Ohio

COLUMBUS – The rates custom farm workers are paid in Ohio are rising, according to a new statewide survey of Ohio growers, farm workers and machinery operators completed by agricultural economists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.The 2014 Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey found that the rates paid to farm workers and machinery operators for custom farm work have increased thanks in part to increased supply costs and the a...

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White thanked for his service at the fair

Robert White, center, has served as a member of the Fair Board of the Crawford County Fair for 25 years; add to that his years at the fair when his father was on the fair board.White has been invaluable to the board — he is the one who knows where all the plumbing and electric lines — and everything else — run now and used to run on the fairgrounds property.Current fair board president Rebecca Starner and Junior Fair Queen Morgan Coffman, participated i...

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Junior Fair Showmen compete

Among the competitions at the Crawford County Junior Fair is a “showman” category; the winner is named based on his or her ability to show their animal well regardless of whether or not the animal is a champion.In the Showman of Showmen competition the entrants handle animals other than their own. Gathered were Sidney Long, who won Showman of horses, Jessica Hensley, dog Showman, Taylor Lutz, dairy Showman, Matthew Hall, goat Showman, Taylor Delarber, lamb Showman, Sara...

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