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HUNTERDON COUNTY 4-H & AGRICULTURAL FAIR

September 18, 2022

The County 4-H Dairy Show produced award winners in various breeds at the recent Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. In the Holstein (black and white) category, the winner of both Junior and Grand Champion placings was Hol-Val Barclay Colby, leased and shown by Chloee Roell. Jacob ...

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Farmers from Hunterdon and Warren counties competed in the Farm Crops Show at the recent Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, with some winning multiple ribbons. Here are the results, by class: Spring oats, first, Mark Bodine, Stockton; second, Greg Manners, Ringoes  Red wheat, ...

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The annual Hay Bale Toss at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair was more popular than ever, drawing a record crowd of participants and spectators. The contest involves throwing a hay bale, with prizes awarded to those throwing the longest distance. Contestants are divided into ...

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A group of young riders directly impacted by breast cancer, has been working to raise funds and awareness about the disease. The number to call for t-shirt ordering is 973-699-4575, to help fundraise. 

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Master of Ceremonies Dan “Doctor D” Torrone made a special announcement just prior to the headlining act Aug. 25 at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. To do so, he reunited two of the county’s agricultural pillars and lifelong 4-Hers, Betty Jane Hunt, a key part ...

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This is the first day of the Hunterdon County 4H Agricultural Fair--it was perfect weather for Day One. 

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Due to an inadvertent error, the wrong price for parking was in a recent ad for the Hunterdon County 4H Agricultural Fair. Parking at the 4H Fair is $15 - Funds go to Local Fire Departments and Rescue Squads. And, of course, the 4H Fair is free to enter! 

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All kinds of fun activities to see and do are part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. While the Main Stage features entertainment such as singers, dancers and such each afternoon and evening, there’s lots else going on. It runs Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 24-28 Right after opening ...

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When the Covid-19 pandemic struck and people were confined to their homes, many took up – or resumed – “old fashioned” domestic arts such as knitting, embroidery, quilting, crocheting, beading and such. Now they can exhibit their handiwork and compete for prizes in the Needlework and Home Arts ...

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I have plenty! Growing up in Hillsborough,  Somerset County, I started going to the Flemington Fair as a child, more than 60 years ago. As a reporter for the Hunterdon County Democrat, I wrote about the fair for more than 30 years. My parents, Tom and Betty Wright, had a ...

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The Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, first held in 2000, succeeded the Flemington Fair, started in the 1850s. Let’s go back to 1962. It’s the Monday before Labor Day and time to take the sheep to Flemington Fair for the several shows held there. The fair ran from the Tuesday before ...

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This year’s Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair runs Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 24-28 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds, South County Park, 1207 Route 179 just south of Ringoes. In addition to many contests for 4-H club members, the Fair features shows adults can enter:  flowers, fruits, ...

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Home gardeners can exhibit the fruits – and vegetables – of their labors at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. It also features public shows for eggs, flowers and farm crops as well as contests for baking, jellies and jams and the like. The entries for these shows must be taken in ...

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EAST AMWELL TWP. – Thanks to the efforts of a township teen and members of her 4-H club, there’s new recycled plastic bench for the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. It was presented to the fair board at its recent meeting by Hunterdon Hoppers 4-H Rabbit Club members Olivia Ostrander, ...

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EAST AMWELL TWP. – The 29 participants entered 50 pieces in the open Needlework Show at the recent Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair here. The top winner in the event was Suzanne Ohl of Asbury, whose entry was judged Best of Division and Best of Show Overall. And she won the Viewers’ ...

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EAST AMWELL TWP.  – The 4-H Invitational Rabbit and Cavy Show  at the 2021 Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair was open to members from other counties, although Hunterdon residents dominated the entries. A total of 14 were from the Hunterdon Hoppers 4-H Rabbit Club. Among rabbits, Hailey ...

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EAST AMWELL TWP. –  The Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair included art, craft, needlework and photography contests for 4-H club members. Following are the results of the shows: In the Craft Show, Best of Show went to Paisley Fox of Flemington for her ceramic menorah, along with Second ...

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EAST AMWELL TWP. -- The Northwest New Jersey Beekeepers Association sponsored a honey show at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. The group’s exhibit also featured a special guest, the 2021 American Honey Queen, Jennifer Hinkel. She was there speaking with fair-goers about importance ...

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Each year the Hunterdon County 4-H program appoints outstanding teens to represent it as 4-H Ambassadors. The two new ambassadors are Mackenzie Snyder of East Amwell Township and Christina Piparo of Franklin Township. They began their deities at the recent Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural ...

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