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from Julia Branstetter, Edmonson County Extension Office
Edmonson County was well represented at the Kentucky State Fair in August. The fair hosts 4-H projects from across the state in Cloverville. Cloverville consists of 18 divisions where 4-H'ers can showcase their projects. In order to exhibit a 4-H project in Cloverville, 4-H'ers must first compete in their county and be selected as the grand champion in the class. These grand champions advance to the Kentucky State Fair and are exhibited in Cloverville where they are judged on the Danish System.
One 4-H’er excelled in the Food Division that had 375 entries. Emily Davis of Brownsville, daughter of Matt & Jennifer Davis, competed in Class 848 - Baking powder biscuits. Emily won class champion with her delicious homemade biscuits. Her biscuits then competed against the other class winners. Emily received Reserve Champion in the Foods Division. This is the second highest honor she could receive.
Other 4-H’ers also competed in the state fair.
• Senior Black and White Drawing-Blue Ribbon
• Junior Upcycling Project-Red Ribbon
• Junior Watercolor Painting-White Ribbon
• Junior Folk Art- Red Ribbon
• Junior Acrylic/Oil Painting- Red Ribbon
• Decorative item for the home and photo-Blue Ribbon
• Zesty Salsa-Blue Ribbon
Congratulations to all of our State Fair Ribbon winners!
4-H'ers can be involved in Cloverville in a variety of ways from exhibiting projects, conducting demonstrations, and performing talents on stage. If your child is interested in participating in 4-H please contact the Edmonson County UK Cooperative Extension Office at 270-597-3628.
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