A memo from the State Veterinarian

M E M O R A N D U M TO: County & Independent Fair Boards and Veterinarians FROM: Dr. Tony Forshey, DVM State Veterinarian RE: Talking Points re: H3N2v Influenza DATE: August 15, 2016 ________________________________________ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently confirmed the first human cases of H3N2v influenza of the year…


A letter from the Ag Society

2016 Madison County Fair Participants and Interested Parties: Animal care and well-being is top priority for all those involved in livestock production, including junior fair projects. Unfortunately, as you may be aware, a 4‐H market hog died at about 2 a.m., Saturday, July 16. The family of the affected 4-H exhibitor, at around 2:30 a.m.,…


Office hours


The fair office will be open 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, Wednesday, July 6, and 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, through July 16, for anyone who wants to buy fair passes, pick up camping receipts, enter open classes, or receive assistance.

Chili Cook-Off

The first Madison County Cattlemen’s Chili Cook-Off, held during the 2015 fall fundraiser, raised more than $750 for the fairgrounds. The winners were: first, Anthoula Xenikis; second, Chris Egbert; and third, Sandy Richardson, who all volunteered to donated their winnings back to the fairgrounds.