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2017 Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo

What: Kansas is famous for its golden wheat fields all across Kansas. Families have been participating with the Kansas 4-H State Wheat Expo for 60+ years. Join us at the Ford County Fairgrounds in Dodge City on August 3rd for an exciting educational wheat fun day dealing in all things wheat. The wheat expo is open to all 4-H members, family members, 4-H leaders and Extension staff.  Full information and details are now available.

There again will be eight divisions open to youth members with cash prizes and ribbons awarded. The wheat divisions include: (1) 1 lb. bin run for crops members; or (2) 1 lb. bin run for "adopt-a-producer"; Participants may pick division 1 or division 2, but not both. All wheat samples must be postmarked to KSU by July 20 so testing can be completed. Other divisions open include (3) 1 quart jar sample of cleaned wheat; (4) three standard yeast rolls; (5) three standard sized cookies; (6) photography contest of wheat-related photos; (7) wheat educational posters or display boards; and (8) a Cloverbuds division for 5-6-year-olds awarding participation ribbons.

When: August 3, 2017

Where:  Ford County Fair Building, 901 West Park, Dodge City, KS 67801

Who: Any interested youth and adults

Registration:  Click Here to Register

Registration Fee: $6 per person registration cost to help offset the Wheat Expo costs.  This fee will be collected at the door in Dodge City on August 3rd.

Registration Deadline: Extended to July 27, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

If you are planning on staying overnight don't delay in making your reservation since Dodge City Days will be happening at the same time:  Hotel Listing

Visit:  http://www.visitdodgecity.org/Index.aspx?NID=63

 Judging Bread ExhibitsJudging Quart Jars of WheatJudging Wheat ExhibitsParticipant Making Bread