Keystone International opens Sept. 29


HARRISBURG, Pa. — There will be several new events at this year’s Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE), staged at the Pa. Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg.

The show runs Sept. 29 through Oct. 7.

New to the 2012 show is:

Open light horse show, Sept. 29-30;

Livestock and Equine Educational Forum, Oct. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Oct. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Beef Cattle Fitting and Showmanship Clinic, Oct. 5, from 7-8:30 p.m.;

All-breeds ewe sale, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m.;

RFD-TV national agricultural radio broadcast, Oct. 4-5 Junior Beef Breeding Supreme Champion Female, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.

Returning events include:

Opening ceremony and award presentations, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m.;

Farm City Day -Oct. 4

Draft Horse and Hitch Show, Oct. 4-6;

Keystone Lead Line, Oct. 6, at 1:30 p.m.

Supreme Champion Boar and Gilt, Oct. 5, about 2 p.m.

Supreme Champion Ram and Ewe, Oct. 6, about 11:30 a.m.

Supreme Champion Bull and Female, Oct. 7, about 2:30 p.m.

Beef Youth Benefit Auction, Oct. 6, at 2:30 p.m.

Agri-Kid Olympics, Oct. 6, at noon

The Keystone International Livestock Exposition is the largest livestock show on the East Coast with more than 1,200 beef cattle, 500 horses, 1,200 sheep and 950 swine exhibited by producers from nearly 30 states and Canada. The show is open to the public with free admission and parking.

For more information and a complete show schedule, visit

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