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Northwest Missouri State Fair announces additional results from the Beef Show

Results have been announced in one additional category from the Sunday beef show in Bethany at the Northwest Missouri State Fair. The overall Champion Bull was entered by Makenzee Epperson, and the Reserve Champion entry was by Hailey Eads. The Premium Sale for livestock shown at the Northwest Missouri State Fair in Bethany is today […]

Beef Show

Northwest Missouri State Fair officials announce Beef Show results

Beef show results have been announced for the Northwest Missouri State Fair in Bethany. The Champion Simmental Foundation Bull was shown by Kenzie Milligan while Abigail Clark had the Reserve Champion. The Champion Angus female was shown by Allena Allen while Kerrigan Mobley won the Reserve Champion honors. The Champion Market Steer was shown by […]

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Northwest Missouri State Fair officials announce results of Rabbit, Swine and Sheep shows

Results of the Rabbit Show at the Northwest Missouri State fair in Bethany have been announced. Dalanie Auffert of Parnell exhibited the Grand Champion best in show and was recognized as Junior Advanced Showman. Robyn Snuffer of Gilman City had the Reserve Champion Best in Show and was the Senior Showmanship winner. Caroline Littlewood of […]

Madison Wolf, 10, with her Hampshire, Hampy.

Missouri 4-H’ers donate more than a half-ton of protein to fight food insecurity by donating pigs at Missouri State Fair

This summer, Missouri 4-H youths raised more than 1,100 pounds of protein for Missourians in need by donating pigs at the 2021 Missouri State Fair. The pork contributed through Missouri Farmers Care’s Hogs for Hunger program will provide 5,028 meals for food-insecure Missourians. Hogs for Hunger, previously known as the Missouri Farmers Care Pork Partnership, […]

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Missouri State Fair auction results from the Sale of Champions

The Missouri State Fair celebrated youth in agriculture on Saturday, Aug. 21. The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, breaking records from previous sales, raising a total of $185,948 for Youth in Agriculture.  The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Payton Rodgers of Savannah, MO. Payton is the daughter of Blaine and Melissa Rodgers, […]

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Governor Parson announces $400 million plan to improve broadband infrastructure in Missouri

During a press conference at the Missouri State Fair hosted by the Missouri Farm Bureau, Governor Mike Parson announced plans to deploy more than $400 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to increase broadband internet access, adoption, and assistance statewide.  “Investing in our broadband infrastructure is critical to unlocking our full economic potential […]

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Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrows announced

Connor Keithley, son of Chad and Betsy Keithley, is the exhibitor of the 2021 Grand Champion Barrow at the Missouri State Fair. Connor is from Chillicothe and is a member of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter. Connor’s prize-winning crossbred barrow weighed 225 pounds.   The Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow honor went to Wyatt Collard of […]

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Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Goats announced at Missouri State Fair

Rylee Anderson, daughter of Brad and Lori Anderson, is the exhibitor of the 2021 Grand Champion Market Goat at the Missouri State Fair. Rylee is from Chillicothe and is a member of the Liberty 4-H Club. Rylee’s prize-winning goat weighed 79 pounds. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat honor went to Thomas Limbach of Eugene. […]

Beach Boys and John Stamos

John Stamos to perform with The Beach Boys at Missouri State Fair

John Stamos will be performing with The Beach Boys during our show at the Missouri State Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 18. Stamos is a two-time Emmy Award-nominated television, film, and theater actor and producer with a career spanning many decades. A gifted drummer, singer, and musician, Stamos has toured, recorded, and collaborated with The Beach […]

Missouri State Fair 2021

Audio: Events at Missouri State Fair planned around bicentennial celebration with $9 million in renovations

The theme for this year’s Missouri State Fair is “Our Missouri Celebration.” State Fair Director Mark Wolfe says the theme is tied to the state’s bicentennial celebration, which is what the events at the fair are planned around.     August 10 is the actual 200th anniversary of Missouri entering the United States. Missouri State Fair Director […]

Sullivan County Fair Queen Contestants

Sullivan County Fair officials announce winners of Sullivan County Fair Queen and Junior Miss competition

The 2021 Sullivan County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Pageant was held on Monday, July 5, 2021.  There were 3 young women vying for the Junior Miss title, and 5 women vying for the Fair queen title.  Selected as the queen was Miss Jocelyn Perez. She is the daughter of Aurelia Cruz of Milan.  Miss […]

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2020 “Focus on Missouri” Agriculture Photo Contest winners announced

A breathtaking photo featuring a glimpse into the life of a Missouri cattle rancher is the Best in Show for the 2021 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest, hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The photograph, submitted by Holly Brown of Webb City, Mo., was chosen from nearly 900 photos submitted by amateur photographers […]