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Emma Smith from Farmington won Reserve Champion Shorthorn Steer at the State Fair and got to be on the State Fair Purple Ribbon Auction. She is 12 years old and is her first time that she was eligible to receive a 4-H state fair trip.

Local 4-Hers fare well at State Fair


Several Farmington and Rosemount 4-H members had made successful trips to the Minnesota State Fair last month, with several bringing home top prizes.

The first show on Thursday, Aug. 22 was the poultry show. Daniel Berg showed market chickens and received a blue ribbon. At the Minnesota State Fair this year there were 265 4-H poultry exhibited which is an increase from the 254 poultry exhibited in 2012.

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