The 2017 Bosque County Hay Show will be held at the Bosque Bottoms Pavilion in Meridian on Monday, October 16, 2017. This year 105 hay bale samples were entered into the contest, which is consistent with previous years’ entries.
Please make plans to come out and participate in the 39th Annual Bosque County Hay Show beginning with the BBQ meal at the Pavilion at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the BBQ meal are available at the Bosque County Extension Office (104 S Fuller, Meridian) or maybe purchased onsite for $10/each.
This year’s program will be presented by James Jackson, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Extension Program Specialist. Jackson will speak on “Understanding Weed Management and New Product Update.” One Laws and Regulations (LR) CEU will be offered for those with a pesticide applicator’s license.
Prior to the educational program, the 39th Annual Bosque County Hay Show winners will be recognized and the Kenneth Shrank Memorial Scholarship Auction, which supports the youth of Bosque County, will be held. To date, 313 scholarships for $187,100.00 have been awarded to Bosque County High School Seniors. If you would like more information on this year’s event, or are an individual or business that would like to help contribute to this scholarship auction, please contact Chelsea Dorward at the Bosque County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Meridian at 254-435-2331 or Bob Viertel, Hay Show Representative.