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Posts tagged County Fair

August 18, 2017


Researchers Use Indiana Fairs To Learn More About Swine Flu

Researching swine flu has led to changes in how pigs are kept at county and state fairs across the Midwest.

August 15, 2016


Lawmakers: ‘Trust The Fair’ To Expand Alcohol Sales

A 2014 law allowed the Indiana State Fair to sell alcohol again, but some are worried the expansion of alcohol sales will go too far.

August 2, 2016


As Agriculture Modernizes, County 4-H Fairs Try To Keep Pace

Agricultural science has changed a lot in recent years, so you might notice a few surprising things at the County Fair.

July 26, 2016


4-H Programs Rebranding Due To Increased Urbanization

4-H program leaders are changing their offerings to appeal to millennials, but they’re fighting the state’s demographics.

July 17, 2015


Poultry Barns Empty At Fairs Across The State

An outbreak of avian flu in states across the Midwest earlier this year prompted the Indiana Board of Animal Health to issue a ban on poultry shows.

July 10, 2013


County Fairs Take Precautions Against Swine Flu

The Indiana State Department of Health has identified 12 cases of swine flu this year.

July 2, 2013


Health Officials Urge Fairgoers To Practice Good Hygiene

Health officials say remember common safe hygiene practices when you pick up your favorite fair food and then head to the livestock barns.

August 1, 2012


State Fair Takes Precautions After Pigs Show Flu Symptoms

The Indiana State Fair says pigs at several fairs around the state have been getting sick.

July 27, 2010


Fair Rides Draw Crowd But Officials Expect Low Total Attendance

The Monroe County fair is in full swing this week, but fair officials said attendance over-all is expected to be low.

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