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Blair 4-H Team Has 'Great Time' Grading Potatoes at Farm Show


January 16, 2020

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POTATO GRADERS – Members of the Blair County 4-H Spud Judgers were (from left): Jordan Smith, Kayla Sollenberger, Erinn Wertz, Katie Guyer, Keith Biddle, Drew Heltzel and Allie Stern.

The 2020 4-H Potato Grading and Identification Contest was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Jan. 7 with a record number of contestants.

One-hundred and thirty-nine 4-H members from across the state participated in this contest. Registration numbers increased by 40 percent from last year and included five new counties, one of which was Blair County.

4-H youth from Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Indiana, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montgomery, Northampton, Union and York counties all tested their knowledge of spuds.

The competitors utilized their potato-judging skills at thre...

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