The Clinton County Fair starts July 17
continued The NAC FFA Beef Show saw Nicolle Brothers named Supreme Champion and Katee Brothers named Reserve Supreme Champion.
The classes for FFA members are Novice, Junior Showmanship, Senior Showmanship, and culmination in the Alumni Class with the overall Grand Show Person. Since 1983, the Taylor family has been sponsoring this trophy in memory of George and Robert Taylor. The Junior Showmanship trophy has been sponsored by North Star Acres Farm in memory of Patty Trombley.
Little Britches, a class open to youths too young to be an official Junior FFA member or who live out of the immediate area, accommodates families staying at the fair and who have cousins or other family visiting for the summer.
Jones thanked the NAC FFA sponsors this year, who included Richard and William Tulley of Farm Family Insurance, Feed Commodity, Dominic’s Hardware, Palmer Veterinary Clinic, Northern Adirondack Board of Education and Administration, Duprey’s Feed and Supplies, Labarre’s Store, Agri-Mark, Sample Farm, Premo-Vale Farm, Phil’s Chevrolet, Line Side Dairy, Brior Farm, A-MI-DA-SA Farm, Ace High Jersey, The Greenery, Cedar Creek Dairy, Lineside Dairy, and North Star Acres.
Jones also thanked Dale Chapin for judging the dairy show and Penny Pombrio and Tammy Brothers for organizing the beef show.