Photos From the 1st Annual Chatham County Spring Ag Fest

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The 1st Annual Chatham County Spring Ag Fest on March 24, 2018 was a huge success with an estimated crowd of 2,000 in attendance. The Spring Ag Fest is a celebration of Chatham County’s agriculture, forestry, and natural resources. Visitors enjoyed over 80 indoor and outdoor exhibits highlighting local farms, farmers’ markets, sustainable agriculture, agricultural support and advocacy, agribusiness, beekeeping, livestock, forestry, green industry, wildlife, conservation, and much more. Visitors enjoyed watching several events at the Livestock Arena, including a Parade of Breeds, cutting horse demonstration, hunter jumper demonstration, working dog demonstration, and barrel racing.

Click here for full details of the event including a list of exhibitors and events.

This event was made possible through the collaborative efforts of Chatham County Cooperative ExtensionChatham County Farm BureauChatham County Agriculture & Conference Center, and Chatham County Soil & Water.

Click here to view a slideshow featuring almost 200 photos from the 1st Annual Spring Ag Fest taken by Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos. (Click on the first photo then click on icon in the bottom right of the screen if you want to enlarge the photo.)

Dennet Withington of Lilly Den Farm with Bluebell and her calf Bella. Visitors got the chance to milk Bluebell. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Marty Allen on his quarter horse Diamond cut a calf from the herd during the cutting horse demonstration. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Free pony rides were sponsored by the Chatham County Farm Bureau. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Arbor Enterprises booth. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Crystal Glen Alpacas booth. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Click here to view a slideshow featuring almost 200 photos from the 1st Annual Spring Ag Fest taken by Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos. (Click on the first photo then click on icon in the bottom right of the screen if you want to enlarge the photo.)