Wow! Heifer sale doubles in one year
$146,500 raised as show grows to triple digits
The skyrocketing success of the Rockdale Fair’s commercial heifer show continued in 2013 as Saturday’s sale raised $146,500 for area FFA and 4-H youth.
That’s more than double the 2012 total of $64,345. It’s also more than the 2011 and 2012 sales combined.
The sale was expanded from 12 to 24 entries this year.
Results were listed as follows: Full Story
THE AG SIDE
Cattle, forage management talk Monday
A beef cattle and forage management seminar will be held at the Pridgeon Community Center in Franklin on Monday, Oct. 28. Seven CEU’s will be available for anyone needing hours to renew their private or commercial pesticide license. The hours available will include 4 General, 1 IPM, 1 Laws & Regulations, and 1 Drift. Full Story
Rockdale 4-H hosting chicken dinner meal
The Rockdale 4-H Club will hold a chicken dinner fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the New Salem Clubhouse at Rockdale Fair Park, according to spokesperson Rebecca Luckey.
Serving will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funds raised will help the club with activities throughout the 4-H year. Full Story
Bob Hall (above), founder of the Georgetown Aquaponics and Sustainable Farming Group, presented a program on Backyard Aquaponics to the Little River Basin Master Gardeners (LRBMG) at his residence on Full Story
Here are the winners from Rockdale Roping & Cutting Club Summer Saddle Series. The barrel races were held at Rockdale’s Fair Park arena every third Thursday from March thru Sept. Full Story
Fair Rodeo draws top cowboys, pays out $15,000 in prize money
2013 FAIR RODEO RESULTS Full Story