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County 4-H members qualify for district dairy show

Photos submitted to Times Observer Hialeah Stanton, Tristen Wilcox, Sophia Scott, and Laney Belcher prepare their animals for judging at the 2019 Warren County Fair.

Warren County 4-H dairy members have qualified to attend the district dairy show to be held Saturday, Aug. 31, in Crawford County.

Members that will represent the county include Maya Weis from Columbus; Elle Curtis and Taige Peterson from Corry; Madison Sleeman, Hialeah Stanton, and Tristen Wilcox of Russell; Aiden, Caleb, Porter and Roman Kafferlin of Spring Creek; and Owen Miller of Spartansburg.

The members qualified for the district show by participating in one of the dairy clubs in the Warren County 4-H program. Members are required to attend meetings, participate in a club community service, present a speech to their club, and complete 4-H dairy project books.

Additionally, members participate in their club round-up which is held in conjunction with the Warren County Fair. The 4-H dairy members are judged on showmanship, fitting, and the type of dairy animal they are showing.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Warren County 4-H program, contact the office at (814) 563-9388 or check out the website at extension.psu.edu/warren.

Administered in Pennsylvania by Penn State Extension, 4-H is a non-formal educational youth-development program of the United States Department of Agriculture that helps young people develop knowledge and skills to become capable, caring and contributing citizens.

To find your local program, visit the Penn State Extension website at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/4-h.

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