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State Fair Sets Records during Sale of Champions

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: August 15, 2012
  • city: State Fair Sets Records during Sale of Champions

In Springfield, Acting Director of Agriculture Bob Flier said Tuesday after the Sale of Champions at the Illinois State Fair, “We’re grateful to the buyers especially during this difficult time for agriculture.

Five records were shattered and a total of $159,210 was raised for the youngsters who exhibited the animals as well as the state’s 4-H & FFA youth education programs.