Harrison 4-h news

A banner year in state fair competition

The Harrison County 4-H members had a banner year in competing with youth from all corners of the state at the Ohio State Fair.

Kaci Carter, Tri County Showstoppers and Harrison Future Farmers of America, had a big win getting the grand champion market turkey honors and the grand champion overall. The turkey was sold in the sale of champions auction for $13,000.

Katherine Eberhart of the Shamrocks 4-H Club got an outstanding in cake decorating.

Haley Godman of Dusty Boots got first in light horse pleasure driving.

Nash Miller of Horses and Such got first in draft horse driving and second in draft horse driving reinmanship.

Garritt Sproull of Freeport Friends 4-H got first in the junior swine, Duroc gilt class, and third overall that class.

Danielle Shively of Silver Spurs 4-H took second place in saddle horse reining.

More than 150 buyers and supporters brought the total of the Harrison County Junior Fair livestock sale to a new record of more than $260,000, which was credited to the work of the youth exhibitors in raising their livestock, countless hours of service by families and advisers and the year-round planning by the sale committee.

Farm Science Review tickets available

Farm Science Review tickets are available at the Ohio State University/Harrison County Extension office for $7 or at the event for $10. The event will be held from Sept. 17-19 at the Molly Caren Ag Center in London. Visit fsr.osu.edu for details. There will be more than 600 exhibitors and more than 100,000 farmers and ag-related visitors attending.