Welcome to the Shelby County Country Ham Project Page!

Contracts for the 2018 Kentucky 4-H Country Ham Project are now available!!!

Youth Contract

Adult Contract

Contracts are due to the Shelby County Extension Office with payment by December 1, 2017


2018 Country Ham Speech Contest Topics

Junior (born 2008-2004)
Steps to Curing a Country Ham - Outline, discuss, and describe the steps you took to cure your ham for this year's country ham project.
Senior (born 1999-2003)

Discuss the Dry Cured Hams of the World - The US Country Ham is a cousin to the hams from Europe and China. Discuss and compare and dry cured hams of the world. 

If you would like more information on the Country Ham Project, please contact the Shelby County Extension Office.