University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

4-H Country Ham Project


This club meets monthly to learn about country hams and the local meat industry here in Lexington. At the end of this project, participants are required to present a speech at the Fayette County 4-H Communication Day Contest and the KY State Fair. Fayette County 4-H Country Ham members are also eligible to sell their cured hams at the Fayette County 4-H/FFA Livestock and Ham Showcase Sale in September.


Club Meeting dates will be held at the Fayette County Extension Office from 6:30-7:30 on March 8th, April 12th, and May 9th


For more information, contact Kristen Kirkland at the Fayette County Extension Office: 859-257-5582 or



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