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 Five-year-old Larry Cobern tosses an onion into the basket at the farmers market at the end of the Farmer to Market driving course at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014.

Here’s what to know if you plan to attend the last day of the fair Saturday, July 26.


Posted at 4:00 a.m.
 4 Hers walk through the Beef Club barn before the start of the auction at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014. The fair winds down for the 4-Hers with the auctions for the livestock.

4-H members raised $1,160,342.28 this year, exceeding last year’s amount. 


Posted at 11:07 p.m.
 Caleb Kauffman, 16, left, smiles as he talks with Jesi Roan, 15, as they lounge around the Swine Barn on auction day at the Elkhart  County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014. The fair winds down for the 4-H'ers with the auctions for the livestock. Kauffman shows hogs and Roan shows horses.

4-Hers are busy with the livestock auctions around the fairground Friday, July 25, as other fairgoers continue to find the fun in other areas like the Farmer to Market driving course and chasing after the well-dressed geese.


Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.
 Katie Rosezelle smiles after selling her lamb at auction at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014. The fair winds down for the 4-H'ers with the auctions for the livestock.
Posted at 10:36 p.m.

From rabbits to cattle, a full list of results from the Elkhart County 4-H Fair livestock auction Friday, July 25.

 Shane Rickly won the bull riding. A rodeo with different animals and events was held at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday, July 25, 2014.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:02 p.m.

“A lot of it is heritage,” said Jared Kempker, a 25-year-old roper. “The cowboy way is a dying breed.”

 Jamie McBride holds her rabbit and waits for her turn in the rabbit auction at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Friday, July 25, 2014. The fair winds down for the 4-H'ers with the auctions for the livestock.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:23 p.m.

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s livestock auction is a huge event and the final event for many 4-H kids. Here’s how it works. 

 Audrey Wenger lines up a throw Thursday evening during the horseshoe pitching contest at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair in Goshen.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 3:57 p.m.

Audrey Wenger of Goshen picked up the sport at the age of 70 and loves competing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

 The 2014 Senior Queen Rosalie Bontrager, waves to the crowd after being crowned at the grandstand Friday, July 18, 2014.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 3:53 p.m.

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s 2014 Senior Queen brings her love of people to her new job as fair royalty. 

 Racers get set to begin in a past motorcycle racing show at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. The Saturday, July 26, show has been changed to an 11 a.m. start.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:11 p.m.

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair event has been moved to 11 a.m. Saturday.

 Jeff Burbrink
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 10:11 a.m.

 

Jeff Burbrink breaks down the numbers to find out how much money water is worth to a corn crop. 

 Destinee Boutwell attempts to show a cat as cat judge Barb Dunker watches Thursday during the 2014 Small Animal Round Robin Showmanship cometition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair in Goshen. Boutwell was awarded reserve grand champion.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 9:54 a.m.

Check out our photos from the small and large animal round robin showmanship contests, which vied species against each another for the title of grand champion. 

 Jade Snyder drapes her disc of pizza dough over her head after competing in the pizza toss at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Kids Day on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

If you plan to attend Friday, July 25, here are some of the activities you might want to catch.

 Andy and Cheryl Gall, Elkhart County 4-H Swine Club leaders, pose for a photo in front of the swine barn at the fair on Thursday, July 24, 2014. They are retiring as organizational leaders of the club after 30 years.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Andy and Cheryl Gall have hundreds of kids — 4-H kids, that is. 


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