ICYMI- Ron Hays Talking Youth Expo with Tyler Norvell of the Oklahoma Youth Expo- Video and AudioSat, 12 Mar 2016 15:18:07 CST
In case You Missed It- Radio Oklahoma Network's Ron Hays hosted Tyler Norvell as his guest on Saturday morning during his In the Field segment seen on KWTV News9. Norvell is the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Youth Expo, now underway at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
We have the video of Ron and Tyler- click on the PLAY button in the VIDEO BOX below. And- we also have the earlier off camera conversation that they had about the show as well- you can find that at the bottom of this story on the LISTEN BAR.
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Friday and Saturday have featured Purebred and Commercial Gilts, as well as the Breeding Doe Show. Beef Heifers begin showing at noon on Sunday, with the market animals of all species to start showing on Tuesday and Wednesday, culminating with the Grand Champion Drive for all four species Thursday evening, March 17.
The Premium Sale will follow on Friday, March 18, in the Rodeo Arena on the Fairgrounds. Norvell does not expect to match the Premium Sale of 2015 that celebrated the centennial of the show- but he believes it will be the second best ever. He also points to expectations for another really strong Breeding Gilt Sale with over 2,500 Purebred and Commercial gilts showing this year, up several hundred from a year ago. He believes that is being driven by the strength of the sale of the top gilts that saw 110 gilts being sold in 2015, grossing over a half million dollars for the exhibitors.
Already posted are more than 300 photos from the 2016 OYE, you can check them out on our FLICKR page that is located here. Exhibitors and their families are welcome to download their favorite pictures from our 2016 OYE Flickr Album.
Our Coverage of the 2016 Oklahoma Youth Expo is a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their committment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business- click here for their website. We also salute the title sponsor of the 2016 OYE, McDonalds- click here to learn more about how McDonalds is a leader in sustainability.
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