The Barrow County Farmers Market and Barrow County 4-H/Extension are hosting a Watermelon Growing Contest! Sign-up and pick-up free seeds (for the first 50 participants) at the market the next two Saturdays. Seed packets are also available at the Barrow County Extension office. Weigh-in for the watermelons will be July 24th, and the state watermelon queen will present local winners with cash prizes, sponsored by the market. 1st place - $50 2nd place - $30 3rd place - $20 All entries will be entered into the state 4-H watermelon growing contest!