40th Annual Bosque County Hay Show and Scholarship Auction

40th Annual Bosque County Hay Show

The 2018 Bosque County Hay Show will be held at the Bosque Bottoms Pavilion in Meridian on Monday, October 15, 2018. This year 97 hay bale samples were entered into the contest.

This event is open to everyone, so please make plans to come out and participate in the 40th 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 may be purchased onsite for $10/each.

This year’s program will be presented by Dr. Jason Johnson, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Economist.  Dr. Johnson will speak on “Economics of Hay Baling & Marketing.”  One Laws and Regulations (LR) CEU will be offered for those with a pesticide applicator’s license.

Prior to the educational program, the 40th Annual Bosque County Hay Show winners will be recognized. At 7:00 p.m. the Kenneth Shrank Memorial Scholarship Auction, which supports the youth of Bosque County, will be held.  To date, 330 scholarships for $199,850 have been awarded to Bosque County High School Seniors from the Hay Show.  If you are an individual who would like to help contribute to this scholarship auction please let the Extension Office know. For more information on this year’s event, contact Chelsea Dorward at the Bosque County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Meridian at 254-435-2331 or James Greenwade, Hay Show Representative.

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