Missouri FFA 2021 State Website

Area students to receive Missouri FFA Degree at state convention in Sedalia

Numerous area students are eligible to receive their Missouri FFA Degrees at a recognition-only ceremony on May 1st during the state convention in Sedalia. The two-day convention on April 30th and May 1st will be held at the Matthewson Exhibition Center on the campus of the state fairgrounds. According to the Missouri FFA Association, state […]

Missouri State Fair Sheep Pavilion

Audio: Missouri State Fair in Sedalia focusing on 4-H and FFA youth this year

The 2020 state fair in west-central Missouri’s Sedalia will be a youth livestock show only, due to COVID-19 concerns. The 11-day fair begins Thursday and runs until Sunday, August 23. State Fair Director Mark Wolfe says Missouri 4-H and FFA members will receive an invaluable agriculture education experience in Sedalia. “I think we’re going to have […]

Missouri Department of Corrections Mugshot of Shannon Watts

Inmate walks away from work site at Missouri State Fair

The Missouri Department of Corrections is reporting that at approximately 12:45 a.m. Monday, August 19, offender Shannon Dewayne Watts, Department of Corrections No. 1107639, a minimum-security inmate assigned to Tipton Correctional Center, walked away from a Missouri State Fair work site at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Missouri, while on work release. The Corrections […]

The American flag, the P.O.W. flag, and the Missouri State flag (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison)

Missouri State Fair accepting nominations for veteran/active military “Honorees of the Day”

To honor our service men and women, the Missouri State Fair is teaming up with Capital Materials, Retrieving Freedom, Inc. & Starline Brass to present a new event called the Military Flag Ceremony. Veterans and active service members from across Missouri are eligible to be honored one of the eleven days during the Missouri State […]

Missouri State Fair Governor's Ham Breakfast 2018

More than 1000 attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast at Missouri State Fair

Bids were called and money was raised for youth today at the 66th Governor’s Ham Breakfast held in the Director’s Tent on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Missouri Governor Mike Parson addressed the guests, which numbered more than 1,000. Several other distinguished guests attended the Breakfast, including Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn, State Fair Director […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson meets with agriculture and business leaders in Northern Missouri

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s governor says infrastructure and workforce issues were two common themes he heard during meetings this week with agriculture and business leaders in northern Missouri’s Mexico, Kirksville, and Moberly. Governor Mike Parson spoke to Missourinet Moberly affiliate KWIX, after hosting an “Agriculture in Business Roundtable” at the Orscheln Farm and Home distribution center […]

Missouri Swine Health Symposium

Missouri Swine Health Symposium to be held on state fairgrounds in Sedalia

The fourth annual Missouri Swine Health Symposium offers sessions on animal health, air filtration technology, disease and national issues affecting pork producers. The event is July 17 at the Pork Place on the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia. Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri assistant dean and director of MU Extension’s Commercial Agriculture program, gives the […]