Farm Science Review contends with severe weather

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(Posted Sept. 27, 2021)

By Jeff Pfeil, Staff Photographer

Farm Science Review, an agricultural trade show and educational event, returned to an in-person format this year after going virtual in 2020 due to the pandemic. Attendees had to contend with lots of rain and high winds during the three-day event which took place Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center just outside of London. The severe weather shut down the Review on Sept. 22, but the event was back in action the next day.

Erwin Berkholder of Greenwich, Ohio, uses his skills to operate the Mini Excavator during the hands-on New Holland Mini Ex Challenge. He had to pick up three different sport balls and place them in a garbage can. His time to complete the task was 1 minute 23 seconds.
Aprile Parsons and Jake Stryker from RL Parsons & Son Equipment in West Jefferson chat with Madison County Sheriff Deputy Randy Sibbalds on the afternoon of Sept. 21 at the Farm Science Review. Attendance was down due to rain in the morning that day, and rain shut down the review on Sept. 22.
(From left) Hunter Brubaker, David Kell and Josh Cross stand ready to serve cold Pepsi products from the Madison County Chamber of Commerce pop stand.
The most popular form of transportation at the Farm Science Review is golf cart, while others did a lot of walking to see all the exhibits.
Maurice Eastridge from the Department of Animal Science and Buckeye Dairy Club uses a drill to mix up a batch of chocolate milk shakes in a milk can. He said it is a good way to mix a lot of milk shakes at once.
A line waits to enter the Buckeye Dairy Club building for the popular milk shakes available at the Farm Science Review.
Mike Hardman of Circleville takes a rest on the afternoon of Sept. 21. He had been at the Farm Science Review since 9 a.m. and collected many items to take home. He also had his umbrella, just in case. He said he likes to walk around the exhibits.

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