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Commodity Carnival touring fairs to teach kids about ag market realities

When Drew Swigart, 5, visited the Butler County Fair, he not only saw steers, he learned at the Commodity Carnival what it takes to get one to the fair or market.
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Bicycling to promote Ag in the Classroom

For 15 of its 19 years, Charlie and Joyce Grotevant have participated in the Illinois Ag in the Classroom Bike Ride.
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Historical exhibit at Butler Fair record of curiosity

In 1889, a ticket to Ohio’s Butler County Fair cost 50 cents. It was $1 for a family, and ladies on foot were admitted free.
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U.S. Trade Rep tours Iowa to discuss current ag agenda

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman recently toured Iowa Biodiesel Board Executive Director Grant Kimberley’s sixth-generation farm.
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Great Dairy Adventure gives children activities and nutritious snacks

Milk mustaches, coolers full of ice cream and kids combing through fun activities best describes the 2014 Great Dairy Adventure recently.
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Farm markets on rise in Ohio, across nation

An influx of farmers’ market statistics from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service indicates there is not only growth of these local hot spots.
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Farm manager, Dow employee named Purdue Women in Ag

Kerry Dull told her family that she would never marry a farmer. Now, she lives on a 2,000-acre farm, and the recipient of the 2014 Women in Agriculture Achievement Award.
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Moody has Indiana ‘AgriVision’

Montgomery County farmer Adam Moody received Indiana’s 2014 AgriVision Award last week during the Indiana State Fair.
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Kentucky farm women encouraged to consider scholarship program
Kentucky Farm Bureau offers a scholarship, annually, for a particular sector of the population looking to make a return to school.
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Illinois state fairs lose money, but raise pride in ag industry

As the 2014 Illinois State Fair wound down Sunday and its sister event, the Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois, begins this Friday, visitors usually can count on some tried-and-true traditions.
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