Agriculture & Livestock Schedule For 2017 Fair

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Schedule of Livestock & Agriculture Events Hopkins County Fair

Representing Agricultural & Home Economic Groups

Byron Pruitt General Superintendent of Adult Agriculture Division
Curtis Dame Hopkins County Farm Bureau
Leroy Rickard Hopkins County Livestock Association
Lee James & Ben Prevette Vocational Agricultural Teachers
Alaina Lancaster & Brian Welch Vocational Agricultural Teachers
Curtis Dame County Extension Agent for Agriculture
Jeremy Teal County Extension Agent for 4-H youth dev.
Katherine Jury County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science
Sherri Friend 4-H Program Assistant

Note:  All livestock/animals offered for sale or exhibition at Kentucky County Fairs shall meet the following regulations according to KRS Chapter 257:  a. 302 KAR 20:040 (Entry into Kentucky)  |  b. 302 KAR 20:065 (Sale and exhibition of Kentucky origin livestock).  Any questions concerning these health regulations should be directed to your local veterinarian or the Kentucky state Veterinarian’s office at 502-564-3956. Livestock Health regulations can be obtained on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture website.  Please be advised that livestock Health requirements are subject to change at any time.
and show times and show times  *Hog & Swine Show sponsored by Land O Frost

Monday, July 24:

  • 4H, FFA Home & Garden Department, Adult Farm Products, Home & Garden Building- entries accepted 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 4-H Home Economics and Agriculture and FFA division begins accepting all entries, including food.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Home and Garden Department begins accepting all entries except baked good and flowers.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fruits and Vegetables and Adult Farm Crop entries to be entered.

Tuesday, July 25: 

  • 9:00 a.m. Judging of Home and Garden Department, Farm Crops, open, F.F.A., Farm Crops, Fruit and Vegetables exhibits.
  • 9:00 a.m. All 4-H entries will be judged and finalized by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10 a.m.-noon Home and Garden Department begins accepting Baked Goods and Flowers Hay Quality Contest
  • 11:00 a.m. F.F.A. seed identification
  • 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Poultry of all breeds to be entered, Judged at 6:00 p.m. and released by 9:00 p.m. (must be picked up)
  • 5:00 p.m. All F.F.A. Garden, Crop, Horticulture, and Shop entries to be entered and in place
  • 5:00 p.m. Weighing of Market Goats
  • 6:30 p.m. Open Youth Market Goat Show

Wednesday, July 26:  Hog and Swine Show Sponsored by:  LandO'Frost

  • 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Weighing of Market Hogs
  • 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Rabbits to be entered
  • 5:00 p.m. F.F.A. and 4-H swine showmanship, followed by judging of F.F.A., 4-H and open market Hog Classes
  • 5:00 p.m. Weigh and enter out of County sheep
  • 5:00 p.m. County sheep Breeding show for Hopkins County F.F.A. and 4-H members
  • 6:30 p.m. County F.F.A. and 4-H market lamb show open market lamb Youth show

Thursday, July 27: 

  • 3:00 p.m. All Cattle to be entered
  • 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Rabbits judged
  • 9:00 p.m. Rabbits released (must be picked up)
  • 6:30 p.m. Judging of all beef cattle: F.F.A., 4-H and open Classes: Beef show order: F.F.A. steers, 4-H steers, open Youth steers, F.F.A. showmanship, 4-H showmanship, F.F.A. Breeding Animals, 4-H Breeding Animals

Friday, July 28:  

  • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
  • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
  • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
  • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time

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    • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
    • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
    • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
    • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time

     

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*Please see Current Fair Catalog for Home & Garden Division, FFA Division & 4-H entries & classes

For more Livestock & Agriculture information contact:

General Superintendent of Adult Agriculture Division Byron Pruitt
1-270-841-7518

General Superintendent of Home & Garden Division Amy Herring
1-270-836-2034
1-270-836-1912

For more information contact contact Sissy Lutz at the Fair Office 1-270-821-0950

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All workers and contestants must park in space provided on Morton Street.

Quick Contact Information

Fair Office:
Phone:  1-270-821-0950
Sissy Lutz Fair Secretary
Phone:  1-270-836-4617

Tent & Concession Rental:
Brian Jones 1-270-871-0088

MORE CONTACT INFORMATION

Hopkins County Fair Inc

PO Box 425 |  605 E Arch St
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone:  1-270-245-2970

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