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Ag Day On The Hill

The Tennessee Association of Fairs took part in the 2014

Ag Day on The Hill!

March 25 at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee This was a great day the following pictures share just a touch of the events.

IMG_8037 Beginning at 8:00 am, after passing through all the security to gain entrance this big sign was a great welcome to kick of the day.  The halls were filled with a number of exhibitors setting up.  Individual turning in items for the first annual auction and for those on the job simply making their way to their office on this morning was possibly a job in itself.

IMG_8143 Sow It, Grow It, Show It was the theme the TAF’s table who was working as always in close connection with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

IMG_8004Mrs. Brenda Pierce-Williams, TAF 2nd Vice President greeting the crowd.

IMG_8124Mrs. Debbie Bradshaw-Hart, handing out coloring books chats with a very excited little girl.

IMG_8120Pictured far right – Mrs. Emily Pitcock, TAF Executive Secretary and Mrs. Lynne Williams, Fair Administrator with the Commissioner of Agricultural Office visiting the Tennessee State Fair’s book and Mr. Scott Jones, State Fair Manager (pictured far right) as others stop by for one of those great “Pick Tennessee Produced Moon Pies” and of course the latest news on the Tennessee State Fair.  The Tennessee State Fair is a member of the TAF.

IMG_8076Mr. Julius Johnson, Commissioner of Agriculture speaks.

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Not a great picture but, it shows some of the 9:00 a.m. activities of the Cow Milking Contest between the Senate and House members.

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There was also a “cattle-weighing contest” and this was the star of that event. What do you think?

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Mrs. Emily Pitcock and Mrs. Lynne Williams working the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Tennessee Association of Fairs Booth.

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As the day came to an end, this crew were finally all in one place for a picture op of  Tennessee Association of Fair Representation.  Picture from left Scott Jones, Tennessee State Fair; Emily Pitcock, Executive Secretary TAF, Debbie Bradshaw-Hart, TAF President and Brenda Pierce-Williams, TAF 2nd Vice-President.

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The final picture for the day was taken with State Representative John Mark Windle, pictured with John Mark are Brenda Pierce-Williams, TAF 2nd V-P; Debbie Bradshaw-Hart, TAF President; Emily Pitcock, TAF Executive Secretary, Cindy Smith, TAF Photographer; Lynne Williams, Fair Administrator and Scott Jones, TN State Fair.