10-04-18 Colorado 4-H Team Competes at National Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo!

Pictured L-R: Kyndall Tucker; Megan Podtburg; Morgynne Tucker; Awna Hirsch

Colorado 4-H Team Competes at National Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo!

The Colorado 4-H Dairy Judging team recently completed competition at the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Madison, Wisconsin. The contest was held on October 1 in conjunction with the World Dairy Expo.

Team members were Awna Hirsch, Eaton, Megan Podtburg, Greeley, and Kyndall & Morgynne Tucker, Fort Collins. Coaching the team were Keith Maxey, Greeley, and Debbie Carpio, Kersey. A total of 91 individuals, from 24 teams across the U.S. and Canada participated in the contest. Continue reading

10-04-18 NWSS Premium Books Online

NWSS Premium Books Online

We’re embracing technology here at Stock Show and have placed both our horse and livestock premium books online.
All entry deadlines and information can be found on either the horse exhibitors or livestock exhibitors pages on our website.
Best of luck to all our competitors this year!

LIVESTOCK PREMIUM BOOK

HORSE PREMIUM BOOK

09-27-18 Colorado Farm Show Scholarships DUE NOV 1st!

Colorado Farm Show Scholarships DUE NOV 1st!

The Colorado Farm Show is proud to announce an increased number of scholarships being offered to graduating Colorado High School Seniors. The scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Students who apply should be High School graduates in the Winter 2018 or Spring 2019 and planning on pursuing a degree in an Agricultural field of study at the College or University of their choice. To date, the Colorado Farm Show has awarded $169,000 in scholarships to Colorado graduating High School Seniors pursuing careers in an Agricultural field of study.

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08-30-18 Watch the 146th CO State Fair’s Junior/Open Dairy, Texas Longhorns & Exotic Cattle Shows Aug 31st – Labor Day on Livestream!

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Watch the 146th CO State Fair’s Junior/Open Dairy, Texas Longhorns & Exotic Cattle Shows Aug 31st – Labor Day on Livestream!

FRIDAY, August 31, 2018 (CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO WATCH THE ARCHIVES)

Jr. Dairy Cattle Showmanship (LP)

Open and Jr. Dairy Heifer Show (LP)

Miniature Zebu Show #1 (CSF Show) (LP)

SATURDAY, September 1, 2018

Open and Jr Dairy Cow Show (LP)

Jr. Dairy Cattle Supreme Heifer & Female Awards (LP)

Miniature Zebu Cattle Show #2 (AMZA Nat’l Show)

SUNDAY, September 2, 2018

Texas Longhorn Cattle Show #1 (LP): Part 1, Youth Show, Part 2

Prospect Steer, Heifer and NWSS Catch-A-Calf Shows

LABOR DAY, MONDAY, September 3, 2018

Texas Longhorn Show #2 (LP)

Ankole Watusi Cattle Show (LP)

If you can’t be here for those shows in person, then WATCH ‘em on www.livestream.com/BarnMedia/2018CSF

By the way, in case you missed the Junior Market Livestock Shows, Showmanship & Championship Drives or even the CO Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale, check out the webcast archives OnLine @ www.Livestream.com/BarnMedia/2018CSF Continue reading

Watch the 146th CO State Fair Junior Livestock Shows, Junior Livestock Sale & Archives on Livestream now thru Aug 28th

CLICK HERE to watch strarting on August 23 thru August 28th!

Watch the 146th CO State Fair Junior Livestock Shows on Livestream Aug 23 – 28, 2018

Can’t wait for the 146th CO State Fair here @ The BARN…looking forward to announcing ALL the livestock shows in the Livestock Pavilion Arena again this year…and providing LIVE and archives of all the junior livestock shows, showmanships, championship drives and of course the 2018 CO State Fair Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale…ARE YOU READY?

The Junior Market Show Schedule has changed from years past…

Here’s a quick preview of the Junior Shows:

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08-28-18 CDA: Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale Honors Colorado’s 4H & FFA Youth

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CDA: Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale Honors Colorado’s 4H & FFA Youth

PUEBLO, Colo. – The 55th annual Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale at the Colorado State Fair has come to a close. According to preliminary totals, the 2018 sale accumulated approximately $495,000 from the state’s most dedicated bidders.  The sale is instrumental in supporting the future of Colorado’s agribusiness as it demonstrates to youth the importance of raising quality livestock and the work required of those who pursue careers in agriculture.
“Colorado’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale is a time-honored event that celebrates our 4-H and FFA youth.  These amazing kids work tirelessly caring for their animals and learning how to contribute to a health food system. A big thank you also goes to our bidders who are instrumental in the success of this event,” said Scott Stoller, State Fair General Manager.
For the last 38 years, gross sales totaled over $10.3 million that went directly to the agricultural youth who raised those animals. PRELIMINARY results for the 2018 sale are available athttps://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/exhibitors/livestock/167.
Grand & Reserve Champion
Exhibitor Name & Hometown
Buyer
Bid
Grand Beef
Nash Richardson, Yuma, Colo.
Sam Brown & Family
$65,000
Reserve Beef
Cal Sidwell, Gill, Colo.
Denver Rustlers
$25,000
Grand Hog
Ema Richardson, Yuma, Colo.
Anadarko
$25,000
Reserve Hog
Hannah Rigirozzi, Stratton, Colo.
Denver Rustlers
$18,000
Grand Lamb
Allyson Sandy, Loveland, Colo.
Denver Rustlers
$12,000
Reserve Lamb
Lauren Frink, Eaton, Colo.
Sam Brown & Family
$5,000
Grand Goat
Karsyn Fetzer, Kersey, Colo.
Crabtree Amusements
$10,000
Reserve Goat
Anna Vetter, Bennett, Colo.
Denver Rustlers
$6,500
Grand Rabbits
Aidan Datteri, Greeley, Colo.
Legacy Bank
$5,250
Reserve Rabbits
Aidan Datteri, Greeley, Colo.
Fair Ladies
$3,200
Grand Chickens
Nathan Keintzelman, Penrose, Colo.
Crabtree Amusements
$4,200
Reserve Chickens
Nathan Keintzelman, Penrose, Colo.
Fair Ladies
$3,200
Grand Turkey
Colton Steinke, Eaton, Colo.
Friends of the Fair
$3,000
Reserve Turkey
Isaiah Rueter, Holyoke, Colo.
TIC Southwest
$2,300
The Colorado State Fair runs until September 3, 2018.  For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.

08-22-18 Colorado State Fair Opens this Friday!

Colorado State Fair Opens this Friday!

Now With Free Parking Shuttle, 11-Day Celebration Kicks Off With PRCA Rodeo And Oak Ridge Boys Concert

PUEBLO, Colo. – The Colorado State Fair, the summer’s biggest party, kicks off on Friday, and you can ride there on the Pueblo Transit Courtesy Shuttle for free!

This year’s Fair starts with PRCA Rodeo and a concert by The Oak Ridge Boys Friday night, as well as free attractions like surfing dogs, a Stilt Circus, the kid’s pedal tractor pull, lots of free music and more. Concerts this year include comedian LARRY THE CABLE GUY and music by Old Dominion and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. You can see the full lineup at www.ColoradoStateFair.com. Continue reading

100th Weld County Fair Results courtesy of Weld County Extension

4-H Placings – CLICK HERE

Livestock Results – CLICK HERE

All-Around Showmanship Results – CLICK HERE

Premiere Exhibitors – CLICK HERE

Open Class Results – CLICK HERE

WCF Jr Livestock Sale Results*CLICK HERE

*The attached WCF Jr Livestock Sale results are for sale purchases only and do not include add-ons

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07-25-18 Weld County kicks off the 100th Anniversary of the Weld County Fair

Weld County kicks off the 100th Anniversary of the Weld County Fair

The Weld County Board of Commissioners helped kick off the 100th anniversary of the Weld County Fair this morning by proclaiming the event at its board meeting. The proclamation told of the fair’s rich tradition in Weld County and also encouraged all residents to attend the fair today through July 30 at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley.

“The county fair is really important to Weld County,” Commissioner Mike Freeman said. “As we’ve seen all along, kids involved in 4-H and FFA become leaders in our county and throughout the state. The fair’s always fun and I’m looking forward to attending.” Continue reading

07-25-18 Inside the BARN and FarmCast Radio with Colorado State Fair’s New General Manager Scott Stoller…

Inside the BARN and FarmCast Radio with Colorado State Fair’s New General Manager Scott Stoller

Scott Stoller, General Manager CO State Fair

BRIGGSDALE, CO – The 146th CO State Fair is fast approaching, its Aug 24 – Labor Day in Pueblo, CO and joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio inside the BARN to discuss the annual agriculture extravaganza in more detail is the NEW General Manager of the Colorado State Fair Scott Stoller

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The Colorado State Fair runs August 24 – September 3, 2018.  For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.coloradostatefair.com.

07-20-18 Weld County Fair’s Centennial Celebration 1918-2018

WELCOME TO THE WELD COUNTY FAIR

“Celebrating 100 Years of Fun in 2018”

JULY 25TH-30TH

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Weld County Fair proudly presented by the Oil & Natural Gas Industry! The Weld County Fair is an annual free event held the last week in July. Our fair is open to the public and boasts a variety of displays and contests. The fair gives the youth and adults of Weld County an opportunity to exhibit their skills in a wide variety of areas including agriculture, livestock, natural resources, engineering, consumer and family, fine arts, horticulture and family living.

DOWNLOAD OUR 2018 SCHEDULE

Learn more about the 2018 Weld County Fair July 25 – 30th by visiting http://www.weldcountyfair.com/

07-12-18 Spring Creek Fire Update w/CSU Extension’s Carl Beeman: Support & Relief Efforts For Affected Ag Producers…

Spring Creek Fire Update w/CSU Extension’s Carl Beeman: Support & Relief Efforts For Affected Ag Producers…

BRIGGSDALE, CO – JULY 12, 2018 – There are several wildfires thaat continue to burn herein Colorado and none larger than that of the Spring Creek Fire in the southern part of the state. Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio inside The BARN is Carl E Beeman, CSU Extension, Huerfano County, who also serves as the Spring Creek Fire large animal evacuation coordinator discussing several issues including:

  • Spring Fire Recap & Update
  • Damage to Structures – livestock – summer grazing – forestland
  • Prognosis for being controlled and put out?
  • Spring Creek Fire Relief Efforts – Hay etc – Challenges/Concerns
  • How YOU can help
  • Final thoughts

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Make plans to attend the 3rd Annual Partners of Youth in Ag Golf Tournament in Pueblo, CO on August 24th

For registration and sponsorship information visit http://files.constantcontact.com/cfdee20a601/39abbfd5-1710-4eb3-aafc-257e0dc7de1c.pdf

And for even more information visit – http://www.coloradostatefairfoundation.org/golf-tournament.html

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​​​​​​​​Colorado State Fair Foundation
director@coloradostatefairfoundation.org

06-20-18 CDA: 1,500 Ways to Participate in Colorado State Fair General Entry Competitions

1,500 Ways to Participate in Colorado State Fair General Entry Competitions

PUEBLO, Colo. – The Colorado State Fair’s General Entry Department provides an opportunity for all Coloradans to participate in the Fair. Whether its needle arts, pet rocks, funniest pet photo, craft beer, floriculture, small farm and garden, pantry, or a number of cooking competitions, there’s room for anyone who wants to compete for blue ribbon glory.
Registration fees range from $0 to $5. In all, there are over 1,500 classes in 12 departments. A full list ofgeneral entry competitions and special contests can be found at www.coloradostatefair.com. Submissions for these competitions can be made online or through the Fair’s General Entry office, Monday-Friday, 9am to 4pm, or call 719-404-2080.
The Colorado State Fair runs August 24 – September 3, 2018.  For more information, visitwww.coloradostatefair.com.

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05-07-18 Get Registered NOW for the 2018 Paul and Jean Hoshiko Memorial 4-H Golf Tournament on June 1st!

2018 Paul and Jean Hoshiko Memorial 4-H Golf Tournament at beautiful Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club in Windsor, Colorado

Golfing for a Purpose – Friday, June 1!  

Come join us on Friday, June 1, for a guaranteed great day of golf, fun, and camaraderie at the 2018 Paul and Jean Hoshiko Memorial 4-H Golf Tournament at beautiful Pelican Lakes Golf & Country Club in Windsor, Colorado. Because this is such a popular tournament, we have two times you can play.  Choose between the 7:30 a.m. and the 1:15 p.m. shotgun – or play both! Your registration includes lunch, range balls, cart, contest holes and 18 holes of golf at this Golf Digest 4 star rated course, and also one of the top 5 semi-private courses in the state! Just for registering you will automatically be entered into a raffle for some great prizes!  So sign up now and come join us for a guaranteed great day and an opportunity to support 4-H youth programs across the state!

Click here to register!

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03-28-18 Learn more about the New STEM Study with Bayer’s Casey Allen…

Learn more about the New STEM Study with Bayer’s Casey Allen…

(The BARN / FarmCast Radio – Briggsdale, CO) March 28, 2018 – Are We Preparing the Next Generation for Tomorrow’s Global Challenges? That was the main premise of a  recent study conducted by Bayer, in collaboration with the National 4-H Council, suggesting “we have work to do”.  Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to discuss the study in more detail is Casey Allen, Corporate Communications, Crop Science, a division of Bayer

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For more information on Science Matters, visit 4-H.org/Bayer.

Bayer is committed to bringing new technology and solutions for agriculture and non-agricultural uses. For questions concerning the availability and use of products, contact a local Bayer representative, or visit Crop Science, a division of Bayer, online at www.cropscience.bayer.us.

Visit the Bayer Connect – Social Hub for social media, recent news, blog posts, videos and more from Crop Science, a division of Bayer.

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