May 6th 2015 deadline to request tags for state fair animals
All 4-H/FFA in Jefferson County that plan to exhibit market hogs, market goats or market lambs at the State Fair this year need to inform (Michael Harman – Michael.email@example.com) of the number and species of animals they want to tag for the state fair by May 6th 2015. The maximum number animals that may be tagged are as follows: Hogs – 2, Goats – 2, Lambs – 4. To show at the state fair, exhibitors will also be required to complete an on-line entry form. Here is a link that will host the form http://statefairofwv.com/competitions/ when it becomes available
If you fail to inform Mr. Harman of your desire to show a Market Hogs, Market Goats or Market Lamb at the state fair, by May 6th, you will not be able to show those animals at the state fair.
Use this form to submit a sample for testing at the WVU Soil Testing Lab in Morgantown. This form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader a free computer program, to be printed.The analysis for pH, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, and magnesium is free. The only cost is postage to mail the sample. A recommendation for lime, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium is provided. Results will be returned to you in two to three weeks.
To create a representative sample of the area of interest, take 10 to 20 individual samples, combine them in one container, mix them and let the soil dry. Then pull a subsample from the soil collected and fill a sandwich bag. Mail the sandwich bag and the completed form to the address on the form.