The Market Bulletin
Walt Helmick, Commissioner
Vol. 98, No. 8
AUGUST 2014

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Special Events

***  APIARY  ***

Barbour Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
4th Thursday, 7 p.m.
Barbour Co.Fairgrounds
Belington, W.Va.
Contact David Proudfoot 823-1460;
dp-foot@hotmail.com.

Central W.Va. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
1st Monday
Braxton Co. High School, Vo-Ag Rm.
Contact Susan Bullion, 452-8508;
billandsuebullion@frontiernet.net.

Clay Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
2nd Monday, 6 p.m.
Clay County Senior Center
Beginner/Intermediate Classes
April 7-May 5, 6 p.m.
Contact John Pruitt, 587-2451
jpruitt@frontiernet.net.

Gilmer Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Gilmer Co. Public Library
Glenville, W.Va.
Contact Bobbi Cottrill, 462-7416;
bcottrill119@hotmail.com.

Highlands Apicultural Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
WVU Ext. Office Meeting Rm.
Elkins, W.Va.
Contact Ben McKean, 227-4414;
hiapas@yahoo.com.

Jackson County Beekeepers Assoc.
Bi-Monthly Meeting
June 10, 6 p.m.-7;30 p.m.
McDonald Bldg.
Jackson Co. Jr. Fairgrounds
Cottageville, W.Va.
Contact Zelma Boggess, 372-3106;
zboggess@casinternet.net.

Kanawha Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
St. Albans, W.Va.
Contact Steve May, 727-7659;
kanawhavalley.beekeepers@yahoo.com.

Marion Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Beginning Beekeeping Classes
Six classes: Tues. & Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Feb. 4, 6, 11, 18, 13, 18 & 20
Monthly Meeting
4th Thursday (3/27), 7 p.m.
Pleasant Valley Municipal Bldg.
Kingmont, W.Va.
Contact Tom Kees, 363-4782
beesnbooks70@comcast.net.

Mercer Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
First Monday, 7 p.m.
Princeton, W.Va.
Contact Bill Cockerman, 425-6389
blackoak85@gmail.com.

Nicholas Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Monday, 7 p.m.
Summersville Public Library
Summersville, W.Va.
Contact Joe Strickland, 649-4717.
North Central W.Va. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Monday, 7 p.m.
Harrison Co. 4-H Center
Clarksburg, W.Va.
Contact Michael Staddon, 782-9610.

Potomac Highlands Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Thursday
Bank of Romney Comm. Center
Romney, W.Va.
Contact Elvin Rose, 434-2520;
emrose0206@yahoo.com or
potomachighlandsbeekeepers.weeblycom.com

Preston Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Thursday, 7 p.m.
Preston Co. Ext. Office
Contact Don Cathell, 454-9695.

Southeastern Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
2nd Thursday, 7 p.m.
Osteopathic School-Alumni Center
Lewisburg, W.Va.
Contact Mary Holesapple, 772-3272;
mary.holesapple@frontier.com.

Tri-State Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Thursday, 7 p.m.
Good Zoo Bldg. - Oglebay Park
Wheeling, W.Va.
Contact Steve Roth, 242-9867;
sroth29201@comcast.net.

Upshur Co. Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
W.Va. Farm Bureau Bldg.
Buckhannon, W.Va.
Contact Roy Carder, 472-7413.

West Central Beekeepers Assoc.
Monthly Meeting
4th Saturday, 1 p.m.
Roane/Calhoun Cos.
Memorial United Methodist Church
Spencer, W.Va.
Contact Sharon Christ, 927-1775
phonepoet07@yahoo.com.

WV Beekeepers Spring State Meeting
Sat., April 5, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Trinity Assembly of God Church
Fairmont, W.Va.
Contact Nancy Postlethwait, 366-9938.
lpostlethwait@aol.com.

 

 

 


*** SHEEP & GOATS ***

Appalachian Goat Assoc.
Monthly Meeting

1st Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
Spencer, W.Va.
Contact dinahroberts82@aol.com.

W.Va. Central Goat Club
Monthly Meeting

2nd Sunday, 1 p.m.
Spencer, W.Va.
Contact Doris Parks, 988-2877 or
Elva LaMont, 354-9656.

WV Ram & Buck
Performance Test Sale

August 30, 1 p.m.
WVU Reymann Memorial Farm
Wardensville, WV
Brad Smith, 457-4688.


LIVESTOCK EVENTS CALENDAR


Keep up with the latest Livestock Events
by using the new Livestock Events Calendar on the WVDA website.
The calendar contains links to
West Virginia’s premier
shows & sales
month by month.

To access the calendar, go to
http://www.wvagriculture.org/images
/Marketing/Livestock/LivestockCalendar.htm
.

To submit an event, contact
Livestock Marketing Specialist
Tracy Fitzsimmons at tfitzsimmons@ag.state.wv.us or
304-558-2210.


*** OTHER EVENTS  ***

Fairview Farmer’s Market
Vendors Needed
318 Main Street
Fairview, WV
775-3366
Contact Jim Faber, faberwana@aol.com.
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
June - Sept.
Fruits, vegetables, crafts, bakery & foods
Please register for “free space”,
rain or shine; Poppy’s restaurant
parking lot/outside only

AttN: Farmers/CSA Owners

Need help selling your product?
A new market is opening in Fairmont
this May and will offer all local,
sustainable produce and local products for sale 7 days/wk.
Contact Christa Blais, 816-1379.

Fairmont Community Garden
We are adopting growing space at our two locations: Heston Farms Winery
& Oliver Avenue Park
4'x8' spaces are $25/additional sizes avail.
Contact Christa Blais, 816-1379;
FairmontCommunityGarden@yahoo.com.

6th Annual Tomato Festival
Contests held for largest, best
tasting (large & small) and people’s choice
August 17
Free vender space
Contact Christa Blais, 816-1379.

Arthurdale Farm Stand

Producer only market where vendors sell local produce, eggs, herbs, jams, jellies, baked goods and other items
10 a.m.-Noon,
Saturday, June 7 to Saturday, Sept. 20
Arthurdale Presbyterian Church Parking lot
Arthurdale, WV
Contact Lisa Cress, 288-2057;
lcress3@aol.com.



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*** EQUINE ***

State Fair of WV Horse Shows
August 8-16
Sponsored by: The State Fair of WV
Lewisburg, WV
Kelly Tuckwiller, 645-1090.
(Contact for a COMPLETE SCHEDULE)

Adult Beginner Western Style Riding
August 9-10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sponsored by: Bunner Ridge Riding Association
Fairmont, WV
Carolynn Hamilton, 363-1594.
mitchsmoon@comcast.net.

T & C Days Open Horse Show
August 10, 9 a.m.
Sponsored by: Town and Country Days
Wetzel County 4-H Grounds
Mandy Booher, 815-1255 or
Christina Booher, 386-4127.

WV Miniature Horse Club Show
August 16, 10 a.m.
Sponsored by: WV Miniature Horse Club
Safe Harbor Stable
Gallipolis Ferry, WV
Donna Wells, 740-350-2636;dkwells@suddenlink.net;
David Dillon, 210-5117; goober375@yahoo.com.

Horse Show
August 16, 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Jackson County Horse Club
Jackson County Jr Fairgrounds, Cottageville, WV
Brittani Harrison, 531-2524
britt1027.wix.com/jchc
Kendra White, 542-5229.

Open Show
August 23, 1 p.m. (Rain Date 10/4)
Sponsored by: Elk River Boots & Saddle Club
Blue Creek Show Grounds
Tack Shafer 988-2716;
Glen Moles 437-1997;
Jane Melanie Webb 965-5019.

Open Show
August 23, 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: Central WV Riding Club
Holly Gray Park
Sutton, WV
Allen and Kim Miller, 364-5576
cwvrc@yahoo.com.

NCHA Sanctioned Show
August 30, 10 a.m.
Sponsored by: WV Cutting Horse Association
WVU Arena, Reedsville, WV
Roy Baver, 841-2700.

Good Evening Ranch Barrel Race
August 30-31, Sat: Exhibition 9 a.m.
Show 1 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m.
1458 Groves Road,
Canvas, WV
(Watch for signs)
Cindy Adkins 877-595-5448;
Cindyadkins4@yahoo.com
www.goodeveningranch.net.

Camp Out & Trail Ride
August 30-Sept. 1, (covered dish dinner Saturday)
Sponsored by: Wood Co. Horse Riding Club, Inc.
Mountwood Park Horse Camp
Rt. 60 E. of Parkersburg
Tara Patterson, 210-4894
Reservations: Ruthie 588-1407/679-3611.

Monthly Meeting
Sept. 2, 7 p.m.
Sponsored by: Jackson County Horse Club
Kenna Grange
(beside Kenna Elementary)
Brittani Harrison, 531-2524
britt1027.wix.com/jchc
Kendra White, 542-5229.

Randolph Co. Fair 4-H & Open House Show
Sept. 6, 9 a.m.
Sponsored by: Randolph Co. Fair
Dakan Arena, Camp Pioneer 4-h Grounds
Beverly, WV
K.Harris, 636-0825.
wvuwins2@hotmail.com.

RCHA Jackpot
Sept. 12, Exhibition 6:00 p.m. Run 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Raleigh Co. Horsemen's Assoc.
Crow Show Grounds
Brian Adkins & Sam Farley, 923-9742.
raleighcountyhorses@gmail.com.

Catamount Series 2013-2014
Sept. 13, 9 a.m.
Sponsored by: Potomac State College
Horseman's Assoc.
Potomac State College Arena
Keyser, WV
Jared Miller, 668-5326.
Jared.miller@mail.wvu.edu.

RCHA/NBHA Show
Sept. 13, 10 a.m.
Sponsored by: Raleigh Co. Horsemen's Assoc.
Crow Show Grounds
Brian Adkins & Sam Farley, 923-9742.
raleighcountyhorses@gmail.com.

Shiloh Trail Rider's Lake Trail Run
Sept. 13, 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Shiloh Trail Riders Saddle Club
Rail Trail
Ellenboro, WV
Betty Adams, 643-2043.
Missyair1123@gmail.com.

Trail Ride
Sept. 13, 11:00 a.m.; Rain Date, Sept. 14
Sponsored by: Bunner Ridge Riding Assoc.
Bunner Ridge Horse Park
Fairmont, WV
Carrie Sell, 363-8932.
cs.sell@comcast.net

Contest Show
Sept. 20, Exhibition 10:00 a.m. Show 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Turn & Burn Arena
Turn & Burn Arena
Glen Easton, WV
Patty Bungard, 845-1765; 231-7724.
pbungard2@hotmail.com.

Jackson County Horse Club Show
Sept. 20, 3 p.m.
Sponsored by: Jackson County Horse Club Show
Jackson County Jr. Fairgrounds
Cottageville, WV
Brittani Harrison, 531-2524
britt1027.wix.com/jchc
Kendra White, 542-5229.

Open Show
Sept. 21, 11 a.m.
Sponsored by: Green Valley Riding Club
Pleasants County Fairgrounds
St. Marys, WV
Claude Farson, 665-7674.

Good Evening Ranch Barrel Race
Sept. 27-28,
Sat: Exhibition 9 a.m. Show 1 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.
Sponsored by: IBRA
1458 Groves Road, Canvas, WV
Cindy Adkins 877-595-5448
Cindyadkins4@yahoo.com; goodeveningranch.net.

Catamount Series 2013-2014
Sept. 27, 9 a.m.
Sponsored by: Potomac State College
Horseman's Assoc.
Potomac State College Arena
Keyser, WV
Jared Miller, 668-5326.
Jared.miller@mail.wvu.edu.

NCHA Sanctioned Show
Sept. 27, 10 a.m.
Sponsored by: WV Cutting Horse Assoc.
WVU Arena
Reedsville, WV
Roy Baver, 841-2700.

Open Show
Sept. 27, 1 p.m. (Rain Date 10/4)
Sponsored by: Elk River Boots & Saddle Club
Blue Creek Show Grounds
Tack Shafer 988-2716;
Glen Moles 437-1997;
Jane Melanie Webb 965-5019.

Open Show
Sept. 27, 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: Central WV Riding Club
Holly Gray Park
Sutton, WV
Allen and Kim Miller, 364-5576
cwvrc@yahoo.com.





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