M E M O R A N D U M TO: County & Independent Fair Boards and Veterinarians FROM: Dr. Tony Forshey, DVM State Veterinarian RE: Talking Points re: H3N2v Influenza DATE: August 15, 2016 ________________________________________ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently confirmed the first human cases of H3N2v influenza of the year…Details
2016 Madison County Fair Participants and Interested Parties: Animal care and well-being is top priority for all those involved in livestock production, including junior fair projects. Unfortunately, as you may be aware, a 4‐H market hog died at about 2 a.m., Saturday, July 16. The family of the affected 4-H exhibitor, at around 2:30 a.m.,…Details
The fair office will be open 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, Wednesday, July 6, and 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, through July 16, for anyone who wants to buy fair passes, pick up camping receipts, enter open classes, or receive assistance.
Cattle exhibitors from throughout the state will converge on the Madison County Fairgrounds during the last weekend of January as the Madison County Cattlemen’s Association hosts two days of steer, heifer and showmanship competitions as part of the BEST series. BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) is a youth program of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) that…Details
The first Madison County Cattlemen’s Chili Cook-Off, held during the 2015 fall fundraiser, raised more than $750 for the fairgrounds. The winners were: first, Anthoula Xenikis; second, Chris Egbert; and third, Sandy Richardson, who all volunteered to donated their winnings back to the fairgrounds.