When it comes to showing at the county fair, for many families it's multi-generational with some families being represented for decades at the fair. That was the case for one Outagamie County family who after nearly 5 decades saw that tradition come to a close
There are many reasons why fair exhibitors bring multiple projects to the fair. There's also many reason why they continue to exhibit year after year. Ag reporter Mike Austin shares some of them from multi-year exhibitors at the Outagamie County fair
One of the goals of the junior fair projects is to make them a positive learning experience. And the people who have a big impact on that happening is the county fair judge.
There are a lot of quality stories that happen every year at the county fair grounds. And while every project is unique and has a great story to tell, with this being America's Dairyland we begin our fair season coverage by highlighting the value of the dairy project
One of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today and into the future is how the industry is going to provide more with less. While the number of farms continues to decline the world population continues to grow.
If you get hungry while attending the fair, a great place to stop is the 4-H food stand. In Fond du lac County the food served has a local twist as three brothers from the county who are themselves 4-H members, raise all the baked potatoes that are sold at the fair.
The county fair is all about fun, food entertainment and education. And when you talk about education on the junior fair level, Entry day and all the face to face judging is the payoff for projects that have been days or weeks in the making
Through the prompting of their parents three young boys in fond du lac county have grown their garden project into a growing business that has them now providing produce to a few restaurants along with running a roadside stand
2015 June Dairy Month special on WFRV TV hosted by Agriculture Reporter Mike Austin discusses advancements in technology including robotic milking.
Agriculture Reporter Mike Austin, discusses organic dairy production with Ken Kinsetter of Liberty View Dairy.