Missouri’s Largest Agriculture Expo August 11th-21st in Sedalia

The Missouri State Fair prides itself on offering agriculture education opportunities to thousands of fairgoers each year. There are fun and interactive events, exhibits, competitions, and shows that take place throughout the 11 days of the Fair that are aimed to keep Missouri’s number one industry at the forefront. Come celebrate and check off your State Fair bucket list by learning about agriculture at the 2022 Missouri State Fair!

The Agriculture Building is open from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Aug. 11-20 and from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Aug. 21. The building is the showcase for all the great things that make agriculture Missouri’s number one industry. The Missouri Department of Agriculture and Missouri farmers, ranchers, and commodity groups offer kid-friendly, hands-on interaction with agriculture every day.

Highlights of the Agriculture Building include the Missouri Grown Market. They offer fresh and nutritious products grown in the Show-Me State available for purchase daily. AgVenture is an agriculture education booth that offers opportunities to celebrate the history of Missouri agriculture. Live plants, crops, and produce showing Missouri’s top commodities will also be on display.

Demonstrations take place at various locations throughout the Fair that offer agriculture education to all fairgoers. Demonstrations on cured hams and bacon will take place in the Agriculture Building. Other various demonstrations will be taking place on the Consumer Showcase Stage in the Home Economics Building. Food Demonstrations presented by the University of Missouri Extension will take place in the Mo-Ag Theatre. A canned food exhibit, sponsored by Woods Supermarket, will be on display in the Agriculture Building to promote the Drive to Feed Kids.

Agriculture education opportunities at the Fair take place all across the Fairgrounds. Fairgoers can become immersed in agriculture around every corner. Missouri 4-H and FFA youth will be on hand to participate in the Let’s Talk Livestock and Barnyard Story Time programs. 

Let’s Talk Livestock gives fairgoers an opportunity to talk with exhibitors about their projects and learn more about them. It showcases showmanship, animal care, and more with demonstrations by the exhibitors with their livestock sponsored by Tractor Supply Company

Barnyard Story Time, located at the Children’s Barnyard, will take place at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12-20. This offers young fairgoers a chance to take a seat and listen to an agriculture storybook read by a State Fair exhibitor or agriculture leader.

Join us for Missouri’s number one agricultural expo at the 2022 Missouri State Fair, Aug. 11-21, in Sedalia.