Maine's agriculture fairs back on the moo-ve after year off
Jun. 21, 2021 09:50 AM EDT
MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is back after a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agricultural fairs,...
Maine towns to get pandemic aid; summer ag fairs planned
Apr. 30, 2021 01:50 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Cities and towns in Maine would be able to get access to federal coronavirus aid under a pandemic law change. The...
Houston Rodeo canceled for 2nd year in a row due to pandemic
Feb. 04, 2021 12:24 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, has been canceled for 2021 because of concerns over the...
Farm Show cancels butter sculpture, citing COVID-19 concerns
Dec. 08, 2020 09:38 AM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There will be no butter sculpture at next month's annual Pennsylvania Farm Show, which had previously been converted to an all-virtual...
Pennsylvania Farm Show cancels butter sculpture amid covid
Dec. 08, 2020 09:37 AM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa.. (AP) — COVID-19 worries prompted Pennsylvania's Agriculte Department on Tuesday to announce it will cancel the annual butter sculpture at its...
Some of Maine's farm fairs try to salvage season online
Oct. 03, 2020 11:01 AM EDT
Next year's Maine farmer bash will take place online only
Oct. 01, 2020 11:18 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest farm trade show will be a virtual event next year as the state's agricultural sector continues to adapt to the...
Tennessee gov announces $55M in farm, forestry COVID-19 aid
Sep. 23, 2020 05:13 AM EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced that farm and forestry businesses are getting $55 million in aid funded by the federal...
No payoff: Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken
By John Seewer Sep. 05, 2020 09:07 AM EDT
In-person Pennsylvania Farm Show canceled over virus worries
By Mark Scolforo Aug. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT
Tulsa State Fair canceled for 2020 amid coronavirus concerns
Aug. 12, 2020 12:19 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Tulsa State Fair has been canceled this year amid concerns about the coronavirus, joining the previous cancellation of the Oklahoma...
Editorial Roundup: Ohio
By The Associated Press Aug. 03, 2020 06:33 PM EDT
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Nursing home residents must be protected The...
Pandemic prompts cancellation of 200-year-old fair
By Mark Pratt Jul. 29, 2020 03:33 PM EDT
Ohio prohibits county fairs, will expand day care capacity
By Farnoush Amiri And Andrew Welsh-Huggins Jul. 28, 2020 03:40 PM EDT
North Carolina Mountain State Fair canceled due to COVID-19
Jul. 07, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's agriculture commissioner announced Tuesday that the 2020 Mountain State Fair has been canceled due to the coronavirus...
Court denies bid to release inmates: 50 new COVID-19 deaths
By Steve Leblanc And Mark Pratt Jun. 02, 2020 11:24 AM EDT