Fair board recognized

Ohio Agriculture Director Robert Boggs presented a certificate of recognition to Clermont County Agricultural Society for the completion of an outstanding 2009 Fair season.

Virgil Burroughs accepted the certificate on behalf of the fair board.

The presentation was made during the annual meeting of Ohio’s 94 agricultural societies at the Ohio Fair Managers Association convention. Nearly 1,000 fair managers and supporters attended the luncheon.

Fair board delegates from Ohio’s county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair participated in the Ohio Fair Managers Convention in Columbus.

For more information on Ohio’s fairs, including a listing of fair dates for the 2010 season, visit the department’s Web site at www.agri.ohio.gov and click on “Newsroom.”