Fair Guide
Landen McNew (17 months old) enjoying the Tractor Pull at the Shippensburg Fair.
Landen McNew (17 months old) enjoying the Tractor Pull at the Shippensburg Fair.

Fair Coverage

Denver Fair Posts Livestock Sale Results
DENVER, Pa. — Youth livestock exhibitors at the Denver Fair sold their animals on Sept. 12 with the help of Kline Kreider and Good Auctioneers, who donated their services. Hannah Zimmerman&rsquo ...more
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dairy Cows Compete at Hunterdon County Shows
The Hunterdon County, N.J., 4-H Dairy Show was held Aug. 21, at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, followed on Aug. 23 by the Central Jersey Holstein Show The 31 members from Dilt’s ...more
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Allentown Fair Posts Livestock Winners
The 162nd edition of the Allentown Fair is history. The number of exhibitors was up slightly with 1,150 individuals showing nearly 10,000 items, including animals. The grand champion dairy cows were A ...more
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Huntingdon Junior Livestock Sale Generates Nearly $350,000
HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Five hundred youth market livestock projects crossed the auction block in seven hours and 45 minutes on Aug. 8 at the Huntingdon County Fair. The annual Junior Livestock Sale, ...more
Saturday, September 06, 2014
NJ County Posts Results of 4-H Goat, Sheep Shows
The Hunterdon County, N.J., 4-H Goat Show featured 41 4-H members showing 119 goats. Jon Levering of Raritan was named senior showman. Senior fitting class was won by Jana Plutnick. Erin Miners of Leb ...more
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Cumberland County 4-H Livestock Sale Highest In History
CARLISLE, Pa. — At the recent Cumberland County 4-H livestock sale, 80 4-H livestock program members sold 204 market animals at the Shippensburg fairgrounds. The sale saw a historically high tot ...more
Saturday, September 06, 2014
NJ County Holds 4-H Sheep and Lamb Shows
The Hunterdon County, N.J., 4-H Sheep Club held its annual show Aug. 21 at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair. Judging this year was Doris Powell of Rome, N.Y. Ben Sheneman received the awa ...more
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Champions Named at Dauphin County 4-H Fair
The Dauphin County 4-H Fair was Aug. 6-9 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa. The small animal senior champion was Tyler Shaw, Harrisburg, and the senior reserve champion was Rebecca Ebersole, ...more
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Ayrshire Cow Takes Supreme at York 4-H Dairy Show
The York County 4-H Dairy Show combined with the York County Holstein Association for their show on July 14 at the York County 4-H Center. Walk-Le Holsteins from Thomasville won the premier breeder an ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Holstein Champions Named at Southeast Show
READING, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Holstein Association held its Southeast Championship Show Aug. 19 at the Reading Fairgrounds. Judge Jason Myers placed 103 Holsteins. Results are as follows: Ope ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
NJ County’s 4-H Livestock Auction Totals $90,920
The Salem County Fair 4-H Livestock Auction, held Aug. 8 in Pilesgrove, N.J., brought in a total of $90,920.20. There were 52 buyers in the bidding on 14 steers, 56 market hogs, two market lambs and o ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Montgomery 4-H Market Animal Sale Generates $59,572
The 4-H Market Animal Sale on Aug. 9 during the final day of the Montgomery County 4-H Fair generated $59,572, all of which went directly to the 4-H youths who raised the market projects. In all, 95 l ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Delaware County 4-H’ers Profit From Summer Fair
Delaware County 4-H Summer Fair was held on Aug. 8-10 at the 4-H Educational Farm in Newtown Square. All the money generated from the livestock auction is used to pay for the feed, veterinary and util ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Chester County 4-H Livestock Sale Features 100 Animals
Both Scott Wright from Harrington, Del., who judged the lambs and steers, and John Ebersole from Duncannon, who judged the hogs, agreed that the quality of animals shown at this year’s Chester C ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Supreme in Elizabethtown
Photo by Charlene Shupp Espenshade Nate Binkley of Conestoga, Pa., captured the supreme champion market animal award Wednesday night at the Elizabethtown Fair, beating out five other market species c ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Blair County Youths Profit From Junior Livestock Sale
MARTINSBURG, Pa. — The Blair County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale was Aug. 11-12 at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. The judge was Ben Williamson, who is an instructor and livestock judging team ...more
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Union County Junior Livestock Sale Grosses $107,000
The 36th annual Union County West End Fair Junior Livestock Sale featured 61 members of several Union County 4-H clubs and the Mifflinburg FFA chapter on Aug. 8 in Laurelton, Pa. A total of 129 lots c ...more
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Champions in Shippensburg
Submitted photo Showing off the 4-H and FFA grand champions on Aug. 2 at the South Central Pennsylvania District Dairy Show, from left, are Amanda Hege, Franklin dairy princess; judge Jason Mowry; su ...more
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Peachey’ Cow Wins Central Pa. Championship Show
HUNTINGDON, Pa. — Peachey Damion Trista, owned by Tyler Peachey, Petersburg, Pa., won top honors during the Central Pennsylvania Championship Open Show on Aug. 9 in Huntingdon, Pa. Besides beati ...more
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Winning Animals of N.J. State Fair Announced
AUGUSTA, N.J. — The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show took place Aug. 1-10, at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., where many animals competed for the grand champ ...more
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Hartung, Hurley Show Franklin County 4-H Grand Champions
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Franklin County 4-H Baby Beef Club held its annual Junior Market Steer Show and Open Heifer Show on July 8 at the Franklin County Fair. John Spiker of Jane Lew, W.Va., wa ...more
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Younker Wins Final 4-H Supreme With Jersey
READING, Pa. — The youth dairy show at the Reading Fair wrapped up Tuesday evening with the selection of Andrew Younker’s Jersey as the winner of the 4-H supreme champion. Judge Brad Hoove ...more
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Mercer County 4-H Livestock Sale Tops $129,000
MERCER, Pa. — Mercer County 4-H Roundup culminates a year of activities for 4-H members from across the county. The livestock members complete the week with the annual livestock sale in the Merc ...more
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Lebanon Fair Sets Steer Record
LEBANON, Pa. — The Lebanon Area Fair set a record when Jared Fessler’s grand champion market steer sold for $15,500 on Aug. 1. A consortium of Bell & Evans, Fulton Bank and Esther&rsqu ...more
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Saratoga Fair’s 'Ladies of the Lewis Building'
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — This year’s Saratoga County Fair in Ballston Spa, N.Y., had thousands of blue ribbon winners in contests ranging from baked goods to cattle shows. However, some of the ...more
Saturday, August 09, 2014

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