Registration forms, weigh-in information and deadlines are provided and determined by Hardin County Senior Fair Board.  They are posted here on this page to better serve the communities access to this information.  The OSU Extension, Hardin County office will try to answer all questions and concerns or you may also refer to the current year's fair book, with the understanding that all final decisions are made by the Hardin County Senior Fair Board.

On this page you will find information concerning registration, weigh-in, and deadlines associated with beef cattle. (steers, beef feeders and dairy steers)

Please follow the links below to registration forms and other helpful information.


Weigh-in for all 2023 market beef projects is scheduled for Saturday, December 31 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.  This weigh-in is mandatory for all market beef projects. 

Please RSVP how many animals you will bring at  This is a streamlined form that asks name, phone, and number of emails.  This replaces the “registration” form from past years.  RSVP is due by December 23 so we can prepare for weigh-in. 

If you have any questions, contact Beef Department Chair Austin Eibling at (567) 674-2312.