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2022 WV State Fair begins: Agriculture and fun to take center stage

2022 WV State Fair begins: Agriculture and fun to take center stage

The WV Master Gardeners is a beautiful and educational stop along the agriculture features at the State Fair. The 97th annual State Fair of West Virginia kicked off on Thursday, Aug. 11, and the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) will play a big part in the 10-day event. From the livestock shows to the dairy birthing center, the Produce Safety Trailer to the West Virginia Country Store, agriculture is at the heart of the State Fair. “The State Fair is a reminder of the proud place agriculture has in the history of our State. But it also shows how important agriculture is to the security and health of our citizens today,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. “As we...

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