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Mid-Atlantic milking show will be part of 2018 State Fair

Mid-Atlantic milking show will be part of 2018 State Fair
The State Fair of Virginia has been chosen to host the American Milking Devon Mid-Atlantic Regional Show in conjunction with its Dairy Cattle Show Sept. 28-30.



Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station

Secretariat exhibit now running at main street station
Just in time for the May 5 Kentucky Derby, The Meadow Event Park has installed an exhibit called “Salute to Secretariat—Virginia’s Triple Crown Legend” in the Main Street Station gallery.



Farm Bureau plays a part in filling your wine glass

Farm Bureau plays a part in filling your wine glass
There’s a Virginia wine for every taste and occasion, and Virginia Farm Bureau has supported the industry along the way.



National Honey Month concludes, beekeepers create a buzz at State Fair

National Honey Month concludes, beekeepers create a buzz at State Fair
September is National Honey Month, but even when the month-long observance ends, attendees at the State Fair of Virginia can continue the celebration.



Giant pumpkin and watermelon win big at State Fair

Giant pumpkin and watermelon win big at State Fair
The winner of this year’s State Fair of Virginia giant pumpkin competition broke his own record.



State Fair of Virginia records second-highest attendance since 2009

State Fair of Virginia records second-highest attendance since 2009
The State Fair of Virginia’s 2017 attendance was nearly 250,000, the second-highest since the fair moved to The Meadow Event Park in 2009.



Members receive exclusive savings on fair tickets

Members receive exclusive savings on fair tickets
Between Aug. 7 and Sept. 22, members of county Farm Bureaus in Virginia can pick up coupons good for $4 off a $15 regular-price adult admission to the State Fair of Virginia at their county Farm Bureau offices.



Farming fun is integral part of State Fair of Virginia

Farming fun is integral part of State Fair of Virginia
From alpacas to zucchini and everything in between, agriculture will be front and center at this year’s State Fair of Virginia.



State Fair showcases the best of Virginia agriculture

State Fair showcases the best of Virginia agriculture
When the State Fair of Virginia opens on Sept. 29, the state's top industry—agriculture and forestry—will be on full display.



Deadline for Miss State Fair of Virginia quickly approaching

Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are due Sept. 20. The Miss America-affiliated pageant will be held Oct. 1 during the State Fair of Virginia at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.



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