Missouri State Fair 2020

Area students to receive scholarships from Missouri State Fair

Several area youths will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Committee. The students are seeking higher education at a Missouri college or university and were selected from 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors. Anderson Rogers of Bethany was selected to receive the $5,000 platinum scholarship, offered by Youth in Agriculture […]

Cow and cattle herd

I-35 Cattlemen’s Association accepting donations for scholarship dinner

The I-35 Cattlemen’s Association is accepting auction item donations for its scholarship dinner later this month to benefit the association’s Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Fund. Cattlemen’s Night at The Pearl will be held at The Pearl at 5301 Northwest Tom Creek Road south of Hamilton the evening of February 29th. Social hour and a cash […]

Missouri State Fair Website 2020

Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship applications now available

The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2020 is now available. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 4, 2020. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application and three additional copies. These scholarships are possible thanks to the […]

Gage Baker winds Grand Champion Market Steer Missouri State Fair

Missouri State Fair announces Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer

Gage Baker, son of Rhad and Leah Baker, is the exhibitor of the 2019 Grand Champion Market Steer at the Missouri State Fair. Gage is from Fulton and is a member of the Rising Sun 4-H Club. Gage’s prize-winning Crossbred market steer weighed 1325 pounds. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer honor went to Mikaela […]

Missouri State Fair 2019

Missouri State Fair officials announce Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion market poultry

Stephen Thomson, son of Leanna Thomson, is the exhibitor of the 2019 Grand Champion Market Pen of Chickens at the Missouri State Fair. Thomson is from Salisbury and is a member of the Chariton Shining Stars 4-H Club. Thomson’s prize-winning Pen of Chickens weighed an average of 8.1 lbs. The Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen […]

Missouri State Fair 2019

Area students among those awarded Youth in Agriculture Scholarships

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe has announced that 42 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education at a Missouri university/college and will be recognized Friday, April 26, during the annual State […]

Missouri State Fair Scholarships 2019

Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship applications due February 1

The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2019 is due this week. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2019. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application and five additional copies. These scholarships are possible thanks to […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]

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 […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Chillicothe resident shows Reserve Grand Champion at Missouri State Fair

A Chillicothe resident, Connor Keithley, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow at the Missouri State Fair. The market barrow, weighing 281 pounds, is among the animals to be offered during the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions which is scheduled for Saturday, August 18. Proceeds from the annual sale benefit both the winning exhibitors […]