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How to Survive a Sizzling Hot Fair!


August 16, 2018

The triple digit temperatures during the Powder River County Fair, with the mercury rising above 100 degrees with a high on Saturday of 106 was challenging for all involved, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph.

“It was potentially a very serious, life-threatening heat for livestock in the Fairbarn,” commented Rumph. “We had two specific incidences that could have turned out poorly without the steps taken by Fairboard members and parents to cool off a couple livestock exhibits.”

All exhibitors were on task keeping themselves hydrated, water available for...

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