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Celebrating Agriculture: 11th Annual Family Farm Day held Aug. 26

DELHI - The 2023 Family Farm Day, featuring farms in Schoharie, Otsego, and Delaware counties, was held Saturday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seven Delaware County farms and 10 farmers … more

2023 Delaware County Fair

Exotic animals featured at the 136th Delaware County Fair

WALTON - The 2023 Delaware County Fair showcased more than just domestic agriculture animals. Exotic animals such as kangaroo, camel and African spurred tortoise were exhibited. Chewy the Camel … more

4H Showcase: youth interests featured at Delaware County Fair

WALTON - The 2023 Delaware County Fair is not only about midway rides, funnel cakes, or demolition derby, it’s about kids. Delaware County 4H members showcased their interests and skills in … more

Blossoming Bites: edible flower education

WALTON - Delaware County fairgoers viewed an explosion of color, not from typical floral arrangements but from an array of edible flowers and herbs, artistically showcased in the Cornell Cooperative … more

2023 Delaware County Fair Open Horse Show Champs Named

WALTON - Open horse show competition at the 136th annual Delaware County Fair got underway Sunday, Aug. 13 with open hunt seat, saddle seat, western, driving and miniature horse classes, with day-end … more

Equestrian Euphoria: A blueprint for horse show passion

WALTON - After more than 20 years as the Delaware County Fair’s volunteer open horse show superintendent and secretary, Bill and Terri Sherman of Sidney Center, are hanging up their hats and … more

Sidney contestant crowned 2023 Miss Delaware County Fair

WALTON - Sidney Central School senior Lillie Schmitz, 18, was crowed 2023 Miss Delaware County Fair, succeeding her cousin - 2022 Miss Delaware County Fair Chloe Davis of South Kortright, following a … more

Fleece and fiber: the quest for quality wool

WALTON - Sheep are among the most versatile livestock animals, offering a multitude of resources - from meat and milk to wool. For centuries, sheep have been the epicenter of many rural economies, … more

Destined by a Dairy Cow

At the 1957 New York State Fair, a chance encounter between two Holstein enthusiasts sparked a bond that has traversed decades. Don Smith and Janice Perkins were two strangers at that fair but 12 … more

Echoes of ‘44:

Ralph and Alice Taylor of Walton are experienced - now retired, dairy farmers. They grew up on neighboring family farms - he with Holstein cows and she with a Jersey herd. Ralph starting showing … more

New Miss Delaware County to be crowned

WALTON - Chloe Davis, 19, of South Kortright, will perform her final duty as 2022 Miss Delaware County, by crowning her successor in a pageant which will be held Friday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. Davis … more
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