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Youth gear up for 2022 Carlton County Fair

Children involved in 4-H across the county will show their work during the Carlton County Fair in August.

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Dairy goat farmers show their animals during the Carlton County Fair's open dairy goat show Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Barnum.
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BARNUM — More than 115 youth involved in Carlton County 4-H will showcase their work at the Carlton County Fair from Aug. 16-21, according to a news release from the University of Minnesota Extension.

Children involved in 4-H learn valuable lessons, said Katie Siltanen, Carlton County 4-H educator.

“Youth who participate in 4-H are able to find what sparks their passion while learning leadership skills by mentoring youth and making an impact in their communities. The county fair is a place where youth are able showcase their passions,” she said in the news release.

The schedule will be as follows:

  • Aug. 16: (General) Static project judging
  • Aug. 18: 4-H dairy goat show, rabbit show, swine show and beef show
  • Aug. 19: 4-H dairy show, sheep show, poultry show, meat goat show and Cloverbud horse show
  • Aug. 20: 4-H horse show
  • Aug. 21: Blue Ribbon Auction

A full schedule of events is available at extension.umn.edu/local/carlton.

Related Topics: AGRICULTURE
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