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GFB District 2 Steer and Heifer Show set for Jan. 19

The 10th Annual District 2 Georgia Farm Bureau Steer and Heifer Show will be held at the Habersham County Agriculture Center in Mt. Airy, GA on Jan. 19, 2019.

This show is open to all junior beef cattle exhibitors in the counties of Georgia Farm Bureau's 2nd District. Those counties include Banks, Elbert, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White.

 Check-in will be 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday morning. The barn will be open on Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. for early arrivals. The show will begin Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. with showmanship classes.  State Show rules apply and the show committee has the right to make any changes.

 Entries are due online by Jan. 4, 2019.  ENTRY FEE: Farm Bureau Members - $25 per animal; non-members - $35 per animal. Membership can be obtained at your local County Farm Bureau office for $25. There will be a $5 per head late fee for late entries.  Entries are nonrefundable. The show is open only to junior beef cattle exhibitors of the counties listed above. Premiums will be paid and mailed out to participants after the show. Please be sure mailing addresses are given.  Please list email contact information if available for confirmations.

The Habersham County Agriculture Center can be found via internet websites for directions, using the address as follows: Habersham Central 2059 Old Hwy 197 S, Mt. Airy, GA 30563.