The 2012 edition of the Delaware County Fair will once again be a great spot to immerse yourself in agriculture from modern day technology to brands and breeds from yesteryear, the fair has you covered.
If new machinery interests you, the Delaware County Fair boasts the largest machinery display of all the fairs in northeast Iowa. This display will have machinery of all different makes and models and will be available for viewing all week at the Fair. Along with this display of modern day machinery, an Antique Tractor Show will be another highlight of this year’s fair.
The antique tractors for this year’s show will be from Minneapolis Moline, and Ford. Each year the fair presents a different brand of antique tractors and many years have displayed over 50 tractors and implements. With two different models on display there are sure to be many antique tractors to view. If you have an antique, you’d like to display, your tractor can be included by calling Dan at 563.927-4664.
Other agricultural events will be taking place all week long throughout the days of the fair. 4-H/FFA animal shows are among some of the most popular shows at the fair. Many different types of animals will be showed all week including; cattle, horses, rabbits, goats, pigs and many more. Additionally there is an open class dairy show and a draft horse hitch show on Saturday and Sunday.
Fairs are steeped in the tradition of agriculture and fun. This fair will be a great place to get in touch with your agricultural roots with fun for the whole family, these agricultural events are entertaining and educational. This year’s edition of the Delaware County Fair will take place July 9th-15th, 2012.