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4-H Country Ham Auction November 23, 2021

By Tony Rose, Agent for 4-H Youth Development
Adair County Extension Service

The Adair County 4-H Program will be holding its 10th 4-H Country Ham Auction starting at 6pmCT on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Adair County Cooperative Extension Service, 409 Fairground Street, Columbia, KY.

There will be 20 4-H youth Country Hams and 3 Cloverbud youth Country hams for this year's in-person 4-H Country Ham Auction. We are looking for people or businesses that would be interested in bidding and purchasing the ham gift baskets at this year's auction. If you are interested in potentially attending as a buyer, please contact Tony Rose at 270-384-2317 or by email at trose@uky.edu.

Each youth will design a basket that will go along with the ham they produced. Each youth will create a ham gift basket that will be auction offed along with the ham they produced. The hams have been produced by the youth as part of their 4-H Country Ham project.


Proceeds from the ham auction will be divided as follows:
  • 90 percent of the total proceeds will be equally divided between the youth who auction off hams.
  • 10 percent of the total proceeds will go to a Country Ham scholarship. Each year a graduating senior who participates in the ham project may apply. Up to three $300.00 scholarships will be awarded.
We hope you will help support our local 4-H youth by participating in our 10th 4-H Country Ham auction. Just show up just before 6pmCT on November 23 to participate. Rumor has it that the hams are very tasty this year so don't miss out.


Educational programs of Kentucky Cooperative Extension serve all people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.


This story was posted on 2021-11-05 12:06:47
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