4-H Horse Drill Team wins New York State Fair Competition Again

4-H HORSE PARTICIPANTS MAKE HISTORY JAMESTOWN – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Horse Program has been working together all year for the chance at competition at The Great New York State Fair. This year the dedication and commitment to excellence was very evident from six members of the 4-H Horse Program. Rachel McCarthy, […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Exhibited Poultry at the Chautauqua County Fair

JAMESTOWN – Although the birds are in cages, the 4-H Poultry Project members are ‘flying high,’ with over 165 birds on display in the County Fair Poultry Barn. 4-H members had ducks and turkeys and chickens in today’s 4-H Poultry Show, judged by Rick Hare and Joel Henning.  Mr. Henning  not only judged the Showmanship […]

4-H members participate in fashion revue at the County Fair

JAMESTOWN – 4-H Clothing and Textiles Project members displayed hand-made garments in Wednesday’s 4-H Fashion Revue and Mannequin Modeling at the Chautauqua County Fair. Articles of clothing ranging from aprons and chef’s hats to pretty party dresses were displayed by 4-H Project members. Youth in the Clothing and Textiles Project learn a variety of sewing […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members show market beef and heifer breeding animals

JAMESTOWN – The Warren K. Brown Show arena was busy again today as Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Beef Project participants gave it their all at the 4-H Market Steer and Beef Breeding Show, judged by Warren Beeler.  The 4-H Beef Program offers a market steer tract and a beef breeding tract. 4-H […]

Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members participate in Goat Harness and Pack Show

JAMESTOWN – The Goat barn was full of activity as 4-H Goat Project members participated in the Harness and Pack Goat Show.  Goats are an exceptionally hardy animal that can carry well above their own body weight.  The 2012 Grand Champion Harness Goat was shown by Gracie Morrison.  The Reserve Grand Champion Harness Goat was […]

4-H Hog Show Provides Squeels and Fun!

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members Show Talent at the County Fair at the Hog Show JAMESTOWN – Monday evening’s 4-H activities provided entertainment in the Warren K. Brown Show arena, and at the Budweiser Grandstands. In the livestock arena, 4-H Hog project participants were ‘squealing’ with delight as they participated in Swine […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members Show Talent at the County Fair

JAMESTOWN – Monday afternoon’s 4-H Dog Program participants entertained crowds of fairgoers as they performed in the County Fair Horse Arena. The 4-H dogs and participants perform many exciting and demanding tasks together. Some dog competitions even show participants working in teams. The Agility class had a variety of entries. The Excellent Class, which is […]

Getting a Head Start

Peewees get to show and learn JAMESTOWN – Youngsters too young to enter and show their own animals at the fair, have the fun opportunity to show a hog at the fair. This PeeWee event has become a highlight of the Chautauqua County Fair’s Open Class Hog Show. Each participant receives a special ribbon and […]

Chautauqua County Born and Raised

4-H event encourages county raised beef JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County Beef Producers sponsor an incentive show for beef cattle each year at the Chautauqua County Fair. It is open to any child currently enrolled in Chautauqua County 4-H and the 4-H Beef Program. All beef steers and heifers entered in this show were bred and […]