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4-H wheat entry reaps big award for Gibbs at county fair

“In tractor safety, we learned about the dangers and safety of working with equipment that has PTO shafts,” said Hayden Gibbs, Fox Lake, Trenton Highlights 4-H Club and Waupun FFA. We also learned about grain-bin safety and how to handle equipment around traffic, such as if [...]

By |2021-08-22T10:17:29-05:00Sunday, August 22, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Tietz family business sees next generation of fair exhibition

“We sell produce and other vegetables at farmers markets in Madison, Oconomowoc, Hartford, and Watertown,” said Jacob Tietz, Watertown, Lebanon Luckies 4-H Club. “Our family started doing it about 40 years ago. My Dad was about my age (high school).” Tietz Family Farms grows a large [...]

By |2021-08-18T18:05:54-05:00Thursday, August 19, 2021|County Fair|1 Comment

Pokorny restores Grandpa’s tractor for Dodge County Fair

“The tractor is a 1952 Farmall Cub,” said Cameron Pokorny, Waupun. “My Grandpa gave it to me. He used it when he farmed; he was a dairy farmer his whole life.” As an older member of the Waupun FFA and the Achievers 4-H Club, Pokorny thought [...]

By |2021-08-18T17:34:17-05:00Wednesday, August 18, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

FREE Admission to Learning Old Time Skills

Learn skills at the Old Time Gathering held at the Dodge County Fairgrounds on September 19 from 9 am to 3 pm featuring a variety of exhibitors. Old time crafters will be located in the Youth Building throughout the day with demonstrations and hands-on opportunities. Exhibits [...]

By |2015-12-10T05:53:31-06:00Thursday, September 17, 2015|Old Time|0 Comments

4-H Experience Lasts A Life-Time

Youth often choose careers based on their 4-H projects and experiences. They learn the value of hard work and determination. These qualities as well as other life-skills learned through 4-H stay with them as they grow into adulthood. Although the fair lasts only five days, months [...]

By |2012-12-16T11:27:56-06:00Wednesday, August 8, 2012|4H and FFA|0 Comments
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