Planning for next year’s Crisp Co Farm Bureau Market Livestock Show is underway and its starting with a pre-registration meeting for all prospective exhibitors (anyone in 4-H or FFA) and their parents/guardians.

The where, when and hows of obtaining, raising and showing hogs/cattle will be touched on at this meeting. Also, a rep from Sunglow, Pete Dola, will be on hand to discuss supplements and feeding.

Other dates to keep in mind if you’re showing in 2020:

Registration & ear tagging deadline for county show – Dec 7th

First weigh-in (@ JW Mann Show Barn) – Dec 7th, 9-11a

Additional Weigh-ins (all Saturdays @ Show Barn) – Jan 11 & 25 @ 9-11a, Feb 8 @ 12-2p w/ showmanship clinic

County Show – Mar 11, 2020

Upcoming Hog Sales: 

Lean Value Sires SE Sale – Sat, Oct 19 – 6p, Ben Hill Ag Pavilion – 162 Paulk Park Rd, Fitzgerald, GA

Hoosier Connection Show Pig Sale – Sat, Oct 19 – Viewing 9a – Sale 1:30p – 340 Pig Jig Blvd, Vienna, GA

Oliver & Herndon Show Pig Sale – Sat, Oct 26 – Viewing 8a – Sale 10a – Tattnall Co Livestock Facility, Reidsvile, GA

More updates to follow. In the meantime contact your FFA advisor and/or the Extension/4-H office (229-276-2613) with any questions.

Thanks, and if you’ve stuck around this long check out the blast from the past with these images below:

Show pamphlets from year’s past.
Full page coverage of show from the Cordele Dispatch in 1987.
Dispatch article with some founding history from 1984.

Best Wishes,

Joshua Grant

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