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 →
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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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…
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.
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 →
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 →
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…
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.
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:
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.
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!
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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