He installs concrete and tire tank livestock water supply lines to ponds full of water and solar water pumping systems. He also assists farmers in finding cost-share solutions to improving water quality, according to the website. Additionally, he assists to bring them into compliance with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
George can be reached on his cell phone at 913-294-6021 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George will be demonstrating at the Bourbon County Fair Wednesday through Thursday, July 18-19, located near the Merchant’s Building and also Friday through Sunday at the Four State Farm Show, south of Pittsburg in booth 280.
Tuesday at the Bourbon County Fair was a day of judging animals, foods, plants, the annual bake sale for student scholarships and the draft horse pull contest.
Wednesday’s highlights are more judging of animals and plants, presentations of public interest by local Family and Consumer Education clubs, followed by the Eastern Kansas Timed Event Circuit at the grandstand at 6:30 p.m.
The following are highlights of Tuesday evening at the fair.
The 4-H Chuck Wagon offers up good food, at affordable prices as a fundraiser each year for 4-H.
The Draft Horse Pull contest has several rounds with the first being the one where the team of two horses pulls the total pounds of their weight in a sled of concrete bricks. Each successive round adds 1000 pounds of weight to the sled, eliminating pull teams until a winner is declared.
The contest had the following results:
First place: Jason Ellis team from Iola; second place: Fred Robinson team from Galesburg, third place: Steve Williams team from Redfield; fourth place: Cody Zook team from Columbus; fifth place: Justin Woolery team from Thayer; sixth place: Lloyd Wiley from Fort Scott; seventh place: Rusty Moore team from Columbus.
Monday afternoon activity at the Bourbon County Fair included checking in entries in the open class division, entering 4-H Exhibits, conference judging of 4-H photography, weigh-in of animals, in addition to setting up the Chuck Wagon Restaurant. Entering into open class exhibits continues this evening, Monday, July 16, until 8 p.m.
Tomorrow, July 17, judging begins with rabbits, foods, fiber and visual arts, plant science, poultry, sheep and meat goats. The bake sale for Open Class foods will be at noon with proceeds going to scholarships for Bourbon County students. There will be a draft horse pull in the evening.
Below are some highlights of Monday afternoon.
Joyce Gobl shows the giveaway item for this year’s King Arthur Baking Contest: chocolate cookie mix to the first 300 people who request it.