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Today, August 27, 2015 marks the start of the Great New York State Fair. Fair goers have the opportunity to visit many exhibits, competitions and  activities from today until September 7th. Here is the website for the Fair: https://nysfair.org/

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4-H Livestock Auction Benefit

Last Saturday, The First Annual Mohawk Valley 4-H Dairy & Livestock Show and Sale was held by the 4-H Programs of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. Livestock sold included beef steers, hogs, and dairy steers. A grand total of eight animals … Continue reading

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Smoothie Challenge

     Today, on the last day of the fair, the first ever 4-H Smoothie Challenge was held at the center stage in the Youth building.  They are hoping to make this an annual event.       Four teams composed of 4-Hers from all over … Continue reading

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Twins at the Birthing Center

I’m sure you’ve heard about the Dairy Cow Live Birthing Center here at the New York State Fair, but you probably haven’t heard what happened Sunday at 3:00 in the morning. I spoke to Jessica, one of the hosts there, … Continue reading

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4-Hers held their banners high in the NYS fair parade

Yesterday at six o’clock 4-Hers from all over the state marched in the New York State Fair Daily Parade. They lined up at Gate 12 and marched all the way to the Indian Village. Crowds came to watch and clap … Continue reading

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Last Day

     Today is the  12th and last day of the New York State fair, and everyone here at the Youth Building is busy getting everything packed up and ready to leave.  The kitchen is being cleaned out and the dorms … Continue reading

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Should I Pet a Zebra or a Camel at the Fair?

     As part of your tour of the Great New York State Fair be sure to check out the Eudora Farms Petting Zoo. This collection of animals is not your usual sheep and pigs petting zoo. They have animals from … Continue reading

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