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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.

Online 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.

The W.Va. Beef Expo will be held April 12-14, 2018 at the WVU Jackson's Mill Multipurpose Building adjacent to the air strip.

Get complete information about the Beef Expo from the West Virginia Cattlemen's Association, including forms and instructions for registering to participate:

Stockman's Judging Contest

Contact your local WVU Extension Agent or FFA Advisor for information about the Stockman's Judging Contest.

Grasslands Evaluation Contest

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