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Youth Agriculture

It’s more than just livestock, horticulture and land judging. Our youth agriculture programs promote responsibility, teamwork and overall youth development while cultivating a future of agriculture.

Young Entrepreneurship Competition

High school students are invited to compete in the 2019 Young Entrepreneurship Competition. This contest encourages high school students from West Virginia to use their creativity and business skills to design and develop a business plan and pitch.

Learn about the Young Entrepreneurship Competition


Animal Husbandry & Quality Assurance Training

Maryland and West Virginia 4-H and FFA Animal Husbandry & Quality Assurance (AH&QA) Program


State Fair of West Virginia

Junior Horse & Pony Show

The Junior 4-H/FFA Horse and Pony Show is held annually at the state fair.

Entries must be received prior to the deadline and registered online with the State Fair of West Virginia.

Livestock Competitions

A number of livestock competitions are held annually at the state fair.

Entries must be received prior to the deadline and registered online with the State Fair of West Virginia.

Extension staff have knowledge to share about beef cattle, forage quality, hay sales and pasture management.

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Upcoming Livestock Events

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Grasslands Evaluation Contest

Contact your local WVU Extension Agent or FFA Advisor for information about the Grasslands Evaluation Contest.