Exhibit Departments


Click the link to view Agriculture and Natural Resources winners:
2018 Agriculture & Natural Resources
2018 Homebrew Beer
2018 Amateur Wine Making
2018 Olive Oil

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 (ag’ ri-kul’ chẽr): The occupation, business, or science of cultivating the land, producing crops, and raising livestock.

About the Department
The Agriculture & Natural Resources Building provides a dynamic forum for a great cross-section of Ventura County’s populace. Feature Exhibits showcase the many facets of our local agriculture industry as well as natural resources and museums; interactive displays, activities and special appearances by area experts provide unique opportunities to educate and entertain fair guests of all ages. This is the building where amateurs and professionals proudly enter their products for competition and display in divisions that include beers, wines, honey, herbs and the bountiful produce that is the heart of Ventura County.

Agriculture Department Entry Dates

 Feature Exhibit and Shadow Box Entry Deadline – TBA

AHA/BJCP Amateur Homebrew Beer, Wine, Honey, Bee Products & Commercial Olive Oil Accepted: TBA

NEW – Drop off location for Home Brew Beer Entries at Home Beer Wine Cheese Making Shop – 22836-2 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA.  Deadline for drop off is TBA.  http://homebeerwinecheese.com

Produce Entry Day 1TBA
Grains-corn (bulk & dried), dry beans, fruit & pod vegetables, root, bulb & tuber vegetables, vine crops, unusual fruit/vegetable, baby vegetables, apples, citrus fruits, sub-tropical fruits, nuts, avocados, fresh & dried herbs

Produce Entry Day 2 TBA
Tomatoes, fresh leafy & stem vegetables, figs, grapes, peaches, pears, plums/prunes, small fruits & berries, other fruits & vegetables and eggs

Home Dairy ProductsTBA
Butters, cheeses (soft & hard), dessert, ice cream, fresh milk and yogurts
Open to adults and youth

Peoples’ Choice for Bounty of the County Beer & Wine Competitions
Beer and Pub Fare – TBA
Wine and Restaurant Fare – TBA

Youth Agriculture Projects Accepted – Projects  must be designed and built by exhibitor.

Agriculture Feeds Ventura County Slide Show Competition – open to 3rd through 6th grade (2017-2018 school year).  Entries accepted TBA

Agriculture Feeds Ventura County Video Competition – open to 6th through 12th grade youth (2017-2018 school year).  Entries accepted TBA

Cowboy Poetry Contest – Entries accepted – TBA