WV Poultry Convention & Festival, Moorefield WV

WV Poultry Convention & Festival, Moorefield WV

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The 75th WV Poultry Convention & Festival is a week long celebration of our agricultural heritage.
Enjoy community events planned for people of all ages and educational sessions for WV poultry producers.


9:00 am – 7:00 pm Christmas in July Craft & Vendor Show
Moorefield High School, Moorefield, WV
7:00 p.m. 2018 WV Teen & Queen Poultry Pageants
Moorefield High School, Moorefield, WV

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018
6:00 pm Paint in the Park Brighton Park, Pavilion #3, Moorefield, WV
$30 includes all materials and finger foods. Limited number of seats are available.
Pre-registration required. Contact Hardy County Extension (304)530-0273.

Local home and business window/yard decorating contest
Decorate with a poultry theme. Judging will be conducted on Wednesday morning.
Call the WVPA (304)530-2725 by July 14 to have your home or business entered in the contest.
Youth Day Program
(All activities will be held at the Moorefield Middle School.)
9:30 a.m. 4-H and FFA Poultry and Egg Judging
11:30 a.m. Registration for the BBQ Cookoff
11:45 a.m. Youth Luncheon
12:30 p.m. BBQ Cookoff
3:15 p.m. Presentation of Awards
For more information, contact Alex Straight, WVU Extension Service 304-530-0273

Hen & Gobbler Classic
Valley View Golf Course, Moorefield, WV
To register, contact WVPA at (304)530-2725 or wvpa@hardynet.com. Make checks payable to WVPA.
Tee Time 7:45 a.m. Limit to 25 teams of 4 players
Tee Time 1:00 p.m. Limit to 25 teams of 4 players
Teams will be on a first registered and time preference basis. The fee will be $65 per player or
$260 per team. The cost will cover green fees, carts for 18 holes and lunch.

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. FFA Breakfast, Moorefield Middle School. $5 per person donation requested.
Prepared by Moorefield Middle FFA
6:00 p.m. The President’s Dinner. Moorefield Middle School. Contact WVPA for tickets.
TICKET REQUIRED – $20 per person
Special Entertainment provided by “Raw Country”

10:00 a.m. Muzzleloader Turkey Shoot – Hardy County Rod & Gun Club
11:00 a.m. Chicken Train – Enjoy a scenic ride from Moorefield to Petersburg. Lunch will be provided in Petersburg by the Dorcas Ruritan Club. A variety of children’s activities will be provided during the ride. Tickets must be purchased prior to the event through Eventbrite at click for details.
TICKET REQUIRED – $25 per person


TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2018
Producer Educational Program
For information and to make reservations, please contact WVPA no later than Friday, July 13 at 304-530-2725, wvpa@hardynet.com, or P.O. Box 612, Moorefield, WV 26836.
Oak Flat Ruritan Building, Brandywine, WV
6:00 p.m. Welcome and introductions
Mr. Steve Conrad, Turkey Producer, WVPA Vice President for Turkeys
Dinner by Oak Flat Ruritans
6:50 p.m. “Antibiotics Used in Animals Raised for Food: Perception vs. Reality”, Dr. Richard Raymond
Environmental Update – Mr. Jason Dalrymple, Nutrient Management Specialist, WVDA
8:30 p.m. Final Questions and Adjourn

Producer Educational Program
Moorefield Brethren Church, Moorefield, WV
6:00 p.m. Welcome and introductions
Honorable Allen V. Evans, 54th District, WV House of Delegates, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, Broiler Producer
Dinner by Moorefield Brethren Church
6:50 p.m. “Antibiotics Used in Animals Raised for Food: Perception vs. Reality”, Dr. Richard Raymond
Environmental Update – Mr. Jason Dalrymple, Nutrient Management Specialist, WVDA
8:30 p.m. Final Questions and Adjourn

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018
9:30 a.m. WVPA 2018 Annual Meeting
Comments from state agencies, institutions and industry leaders. Moorefield Middle School.
4-5:30 p.m. WVU Davis College and Extension Services Poultry Festival Reception. South Branch Inn Conference Room, Moorefield, WV. RSVP to Andrew Barnes at 304-293-6962 or andrew.barnes@mail.wvu.edu no later than July 13, 2018.

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Date: July 21, 2018

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