Fair Ambassador: 2020
2020 New Jersey Agricultural Fair Ambassador
Burlington County Teen Named 2020 NJ Agricultural Fair Ambassador
(TRENTON) – Abigail Goodenough, of Columbus, NJ in Burlington County, has been chosen as the 2020 New Jersey Agricultural Fair Ambassador. The 17-year-old Northern Burlington Regional High School senior was selected from among five contestants by the Agricultural Fair Association of New Jersey during the group’s fall dinner on November 3 in Eastampton.
As ambassador, Goodenough is charged with visiting the state’s agricultural fairs in 2020, and promoting agriculture to the public, and bringing people together to support the state’s farmers.
Goodenough is currently a member of the Northern Burlington County Future Farmers of America, which she currently holds the position of President, she lives and works on her family’s farm, currently they plant hay, straw, corn and soybeans. They are also raising a small herd of beef cattle, as well as other animals. She is a member of the National Honor Society and participates in Relay for Life.
This is the 17th year the Agricultural Fair Association of New Jersey has named an ambassador. In choosing an ambassador, the Association seeks a good representation of young people active in agriculture in the Garden State and their county fair.
There were 20 agricultural fairs in the state this past summer, including the New Jersey State Fair at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The earliest fair is held in June, with the final fair of the season in early October.
For more information on New Jersey’s agricultural fairs, visit www.njagfairs.com.
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