The annual Harford County Farm Fair has everything from crafts to critters. The competition is tough, but the fun is everywhere.
From the rumble of the shuttle bus to the rally of the bovines. They are the sounds that signal it is fair time
"What we want to do is showcase that we have a valid and a vivid agricultural base to our county," said Aimee O'neill with the Harford County Farm Fair.
The fair features work from local 4-h members and Future Farmers of America. The competition reigns, from cakes and crafts in the display barn -- to livestock in the judging ring.
"We each have two steers and a heifer," said Brooke and Paige Rickey from Goose Creek Farm.
The Rickey sisters of Whiteford often compete against each other but hold no grudges.
"We both work really hard on our animals together. Sometimes I have to work with her's and she has to work with mine. So if one of mine wins or her's wins, we're both really happy because we both worked hard on it," the sisters said.
There are carnival rides, pig races, truck and tractor pulls, and the ever-popular talent contest.
"Anyone who wants to come and strut their stuff from the community is welcome to do so. And it's a lot of fun," said O'neill.