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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Waitsburg Pig Barn Gets Much Needed Upgrades

Kids from Waitsburg FFA and 4-H will have improved facilities for animal raising


March 15, 2018

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Jeremy Elsey and Erin Mahre were having fun shoring up walls in the pig barn at Waitsburg Fairgrounds.

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg FFA and 4-H members, and their parents, spent last week's sunny Saturday taking the first steps in transforming the FFA pig barn and the nearby unused horse stalls into well-functioning pens for pigs, goats and sheep.

"We're hoping that by making a space for kids to raise different species, more kids will be interested in joining 4-H and FFA," said Corral Wranglers 4-H leader Lisa Morrow.

Morrow and Waitsburg High School FFA Advisor Nicole Abel will serve as the barn superintendents.

Morrow said the city council approved use of the unused horse stalls last year, a...

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