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Payne Steffan poses for a photo with his duck, Arlo, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, near Jenera, Ohio. Steffan is sad he won't get to show off his ducks or get to impress the judges with how much he knows. The Hancock County Fair was cancelled due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

No payoff: Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

Sep. 5, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Well before the sun rises and then again after school, Arrissa Swails feeds and waters her goats, fancy chickens and three dairy cows. There’s another trip to the barn at night to hustle the chickens into their coop. It's a daily routine that typically takes the high school...