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Pygmy Goat Clinic is Sunday, August 25, 2019

Those who plan to take pygmy goats to the 2019 Fairfield County Fair are encouraged to attend the  Pygmy Goat Clinic on Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Round Cattle Barn at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Questions? Contact Superintendent, Treba Stevens at tandrranch@yahoo.com.

Senior Fair Office – Office Hours

Office Hours of the Fairfield County Agricultural Society/Senior Fair Board are as follows:

January – August 16 – (Monday – Friday) 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

August 19 – October 4 – (Monday – Friday) 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 5 – (Saturday) 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fair Week – October 6-12 – Sunday  -8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

October 15 – November 2 – (Monday – Friday) 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

November 5 – December – (Monday – Friday) 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pygmy Goat Clinic – Updated Time: Sunday August 25th at 4:00 p.m.

Those who plan to take pygmy goats to the 2019 Fairfield County Fair are encouraged to attend the  Pygmy Goat Clinic on Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Round Cattle Barn at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Questions? Contact Superintendent, Treba Stevens at tandrranch@yahoo.com. Please note that this is an updated time from what was posted in last week’s blog.

Premier Exhibitor Testing – Sunday, August 25th

This is a reminder that the 2nd of 3 Premier Exhibitor testing dates will be Sunday, August 25th at 1:00 pm at the Rickett’s Hall on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds.  Youth may only test on a species one time per year, but may test on multiple species the same day. Questions?  Please see your member handbook, or the junior fair rule book for your particular species.

Our final test date is Saturday, September 14th, at 9:00 am in the Dining Hall on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds.  Signs will be posted to help you find your way that day!

There will be no other times available to take the Premier Exhibitor tests other than those 3 scheduled at the beginning of the year (July 27, August 25, and September 14, 2019). 

Save The Date: Sept 21-22 Fall 4-H Flower Sale

Come support the Fairfield County 4-H by shopping at Lancaster Greenhouse and Nursery on September 21st and 22nd. Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.

This is a fundraising event for the 4-H Advisory Committee. The 4-H Advisory Committee supports county 4-H programming for all youth members and adult volunteers including, but not limited to: awards and banquets, trips and scholarships, printing costs, special programming costs and more!

Supporters must present coupon at the time of purchase and 15% will go directly to the Fairfield County 4-H Program. Remember to bring a paper copy of the coupon to the Greenhouse with you, but do not distribute coupons at the greenhouse! Please share this event with family members and friends!

Premier Exhibitor Testing Reminder

This is a reminder that the 2nd of 3 Premier Exhibitor testing dates will be Sunday, August 25th, 1 pm at the Rickett’s Hall on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds.  Youth may only test on a species one time per year, but may test on multiple species the same day. Questions?  Please see your member handbook, or the junior fair rule book for your particular species.

Our final test date is Saturday, September 14th, at 9 am in the Dining Hall on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds.  Signs will be posted to help you find your way that day!

Pygmy Goat Clinic is Sunday, 8/25/2019

Those who plan to take pygmy goats to the 2019 Fairfield County Fair are encouraged to attend the  Pygmy Goat Clinic on Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Round Cattle Barn at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Questions? Contact Superintendent, Treba Stevens at tandrranch@yahoo.com.

 

Beef Feeder Possession and Nose-print reminder

As a reminder, all Fairfield County Beef Feeders were to be in possession of the member by Thursday, August 15th.  Nose-prints are due to the Senior Fair Office (157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster OH) by August 20th.  The mailing address is PO Box 945, Lancaster OH 43130.

Youth are to complete a 4″ x 6″ index card with their name, contact phone number, email, address, 4-H Club or FFA Chapter and breed on the back of the card.  The front of the card should include the calf nose print.

Please see page 26, rule 17 of the 2019 Junior Fair Rule Book  for additional information.

Canine Ambassador Applications Due

As a reminder, the Fairfield County Canine Ambassador Applications are due to the Extension Office by Friday, August 16th at 4 pm.  The application may be found here.

The youth applying for the title of 2019 Canine Ambassador for the Fairfield County Junior Fair may be a male or female between the ages of 13-19 as of January 1, 2019 and a Fairfield County 4-H or FFA member in good standing for the current 4-H or FFA year. The applicant must complete a dog project the current year that they apply for the title.
We look forward to receiving your applications!

Livestock Judging Contest – Wayne County Fair

Wayne County Junior Fair  is hosting their first ever Livestock Judging Contest in their New Event Center on Saturday September 7th starting at noon. All 4-H & FFA Members are invited to participate. Individuals or teams may pre-register or register the day of the contest.  See the attached flyer for more details!