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

Cumberland FFA Livestock Sale Totals $86,925
Sales of the 116 animals at this week’s Cumberland County FFA’s Robert L. Finkenbinder Sale totaled $86,925 for an average price of $749. The 14 steers in the sale brought in a total of $3 ...more
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Philly Suburbs Supply Kimberton Dairy Goat Champ
KIMBERTON, Pa. — It is not often that a livestock show champion comes from a town close enough to Philadelphia to merit an exit on the Schuylkill Expressway. Kender Kerr of Plymouth Meeting, Pa. ...more
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Mifflin County Youth Fair Is 60 Years Old
REEDSVILLE, Pa. — The Mifflin County Youth Fair is celebrating its 60th year this August. This year’s fair runs Aug. 4-9 at the Youth Park in Reedsville, Mifflin County, Pa. The fair start ...more
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Champions Named at 2014 National Junior Angus Show
More than 700 Angus juniors and their families traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., to compete in the 2014 National Junior Angus Show on July 6-12 at the Indiana State Fair Grounds. Garrett Gardner of Cher ...more
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Showing Steers Is a Family Affair
Eleven-year-old Reilly Hess of Manheim, Pa., can be seen sporting her trademark pink cowgirl boots whether judging a class of steer with the Lancaster County 4-H livestock judging team or showing a pr ...more
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Schnecksville Fair Winners
SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. — More than 1,500 items, including 325 animals, were entered this year in the 31st annual Schnecksville Community Fair in Schnecksville, Lehigh County. The numbers of animals ...more
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Top Firecracker Seller Fetches $5,300
The Pennsylvania Holstein Association’s summer picnic and sale last Saturday at the Romano 4-H Center in Honey Brook saw 78 full lots sell for an average of $2,691 with a top of $5,300. The top ...more
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Goats Become Passion for York County 4-H’er
DELTA, Pa. — Raising goats started as a 4-H project, but it has become much more than that for Katelyn Evans. “I think I’ll have goats for the rest of my life,” said Katelyn, 1 ...more
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Katahdin Sheep Are Outlet for Md. Legislator
DELTA, Pa. — It is common enough to see state lawmakers at fairs. Most of the time they are there to shake hands with constituents and get their faces out in the community. It is less common to ...more
Saturday, July 12, 2014
State Alternate Dairy Princess Crowns Sister in Mercer County
MERCER, Pa. — Bright flowers decorated the room for the banquet preceding the annual Mercer County dairy princess pageant, May 30. The event was at the Leslie N. Firth Education Center, Mercer, ...more
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Juniors Parade Angus Champs
at Atlantic National Regional Preview Young Angus exhibitors from across the country exhibited 177 entries at the 2014 Atlantic National Regional Preview Junior Angus Show, May 23-24 in Timonium, Md. ...more
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Berks County Livestock Sale Grosses $110,000 for 4-H Youth
READING, Pa. — Members of Berks County livestock clubs exhibited and sold their 4-H projects at the 2013 Annual Roundup on Sept. 27 at the Reading Fairgrounds. Jonathan and Allison May of Buffal ...more
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Bloomsburg 4-H Livestock Sale Brings in Nearly $125,000
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — The Bloomsburg Fair Livestock Sale on Sept. 27 netted more than $124,985 in proceeds for 4-H’ers and FFA members selling their animals. Jessi Reichenbach of Buckhorn sold ...more
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Huntingdon County Junior Livestock Sale Tops $254,400
Buyers gathered in force Aug. 9 to support 4-H and FFA members selling their project animals at the 2013 Huntingdon County Junior Livestock Sale. Called by veteran auctioneer Mark Glick, 477 animals w ...more
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Gratz Youth Livestock Sale Brings in $81,000
GRATZ, Pa. — FFA and 4-H exhibitors sold 158 head of livestock on Sept. 20 at the Clair A. Hartman Youth Livestock Sale at the Great Gratz Fair. Proceeds totaled $81,000. Middleburg Livestock Au ...more
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Lampeter Fair Youth Livestock Bring in $177,935
The youth livestock sale on Sept. 27 at the West Lampeter Community Fair in Lampeter, Pa., brought in a total of $177,935. The champion steer exhibited by Brianna Hess sold for $3,750 to Darrenkamp&rs ...more
Saturday, October 12, 2013
173 Head Sell at Solanco Fair Livestock Show
The stands at the Solanco Fair Livestock Show in Quarryville, Pa., filled Friday night, Sept. 20, to watch the youths sell 173 head of livestock. It was the first time that Solanco Fair sold the anima ...more
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Senior Project Benefits Cambria County 4-H Scholarship Fund
When it came time to decide on a senior project, a graduation requirement at Forest Hills High School, Tiffany Ringler didn’t have to think long on how she could complete that requirement and be ...more
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Beaver Community Fair Youth Livestock Sale Exceeds $113,500
Celebrating the 85th year of the Beaver Community Fair, 109 buyers spent more than $113,000 to buy animals and miscellaneous items during the Sept. 19 Youth Livestock Sale. Middleburg Area Market and ...more
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Denver Fair Livestock Sale
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
Montgomery County 4-H Sale Brings in $50,490
The 4-H Market Animal Sale in Montgomery County was held Saturday, Aug. 10, during the final day of the Montgomery County 4-H Fair. Seventy-nine lots were sold to 46 buyers, generating $50,490, all of ...more
Saturday, September 07, 2013
Fluffing the Fleece
Submitted photo Carol Miller, a 4-H’er from Springfield, Pa., blow-dries her sheep Kit-Kat at the Middletown Grange Fair in Wrightstown, Pa. Miller placed first in her class with her Suffolk ye ...more
Saturday, September 07, 2013
Record Price Paid at McKean County 4-H Livestock Sale
Twelve McKean County 4-H Livestock Club members sold their market animals at the 33rd annual McKean County 4-H Livestock Sale on Aug. 17 during the McKean County Fair. The highlight of the sale was th ...more
Saturday, September 07, 2013
Brothers Dominate Chester County Livestock Shows
WEST CHESTER, Pa. — Brothers Brody and Bryce Fitzgerald dominated the competition this year at the Chester County Livestock Show and Sale exhibiting the champion and reserve champion steers and ...more
Saturday, September 07, 2013
Hundreds Attend Chester County Holstein Picnic
COCHRANVILLE, Pa. — More than 275 people attended the Chester County Holstein Association summer picnic and field day on Aug. 8 at the farm of Glenn and Lois Ranck of Cochranville. Winners of th ...more
Saturday, September 07, 2013

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