Internet market stock auction slated for mid-July to help 4-H and FFA members

Fair goers grab food at the Malheur County Fair in 2019. This year's fair has been canceled but an online auction slated for mid-July will help local youth sell their stock. (The Enterprise/File)

ONTARIO – The Malheur County Fair is canceled because of state restrictions related to COVID-19 but members of 4-H and FFA will still be able to sell their market stock under plans announced this week.

An internet auction – hosted by the Malheur County Fairgrounds and spearheaded by the junior sales committee – will start July 15 and run through July 31.

Interested individuals can go to https://www.jbsauctions.com to bid.

On May 8, the Malheur County Fair Board canceled the fair because of the COVID-19 . . .