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2018 Nebraska State Fair Schedule!

Raising Nebraska will be open from 9 am until 9 pm every day of the Fair!*

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Raising Nebraska's 2018 State Fair Schedule

Date Time LocationTitle
August 24, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
August 24, 201811 am to 6 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
August 24, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Nebraska Pork, Presented by Papillion LaVista South High School ProStart students
August 24, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Nebraska Pork, Presented by Papillion LaVista South High School ProStart students
August 25, 20189 am to NoonRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
August 25, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation KitchenCommonGround Nebraska
August 25, 201810 am to NoonPresentation Stage4-H Presentation Contest - Illustrated Presentation
August 25, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
August 25, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenChef Nador Cooking with Pork and Dairy, Presented by Midwest Dairy and Nebraska Pork
August 25, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 25, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 25, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation StageLargest Story Time - Ages 2-10, Presented by Nebraska Extension Learning Child Educators
August 25, 20181 pm to 2 pmConversation AreaYes, No, I Don't Know: Agriculture Trivia, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 25, 20181 pm to 3 pmMain Floor4-H Presentation Contest - Teach (Trade Show) Presentation
August 25, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Lamb, Presented by the Nebraska Sheep and Goat Association
August 25, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation StageFact or Fiction: A Guide to Food Labeling, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 25, 20182 pm to 6 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
August 25, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation StageLargest Story Time - Ages 2-10, Presented by Nebraska Extension Learning Child Educators
August 25, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 25, 20184 pm to 5 pmPresentation Kitchen4-H Presentation Contest - Illustrated Presentation: Food Preparation
August 26, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
August 26, 201810 am to 3 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
August 26, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 26, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenNot your typical Grilled Cheese with Chef Nador, Presented by Midwest Dairy
August 26, 20181 pm to 2 pmConversation AreaYes, No, I Don't Know: Agriculture Trivia, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 26, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 26, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation StageFact or Fiction: A Guide to Food Labeling, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 26, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 27, 20189 am to 3 pmEntire BuildingNebraska's Largest Classroom Day - Growing Fields: Your Future in Food
August 27, 201810 am to 1 pmMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy/ kids day, Presented by Midwest Dairy
August 27, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 28, 20189 am to 3 pmEntire BuildingNebraska's Largest Classroom Day - Growing Fields: Your Future in Food
August 28, 201810 am to 1 pmMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy/ kids day, Presented by Midwest Dairy
August 28, 201810 am to 2 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsUSDA/NRCS Soil Conservation Tunnel
August 28, 201810 am to 3 pmConversation AreaUnlock the Secrets of Your Soil: Understand Soil Health with the USDA/NRCS Discover how healthy soil functions with live demonstrations and ask Soil Scientists questions about your soil or the soils exhibits on hand. Kids can explore a life sized Earthworm Tunnel.
August 28, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 29, 20189 am to 10 amBeef ExhibitIdentifying Beef Cuts, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 29, 20189 am to 11 amEngagement StationYes, No, I Don't Know: Agriculture Trivia, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 29, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation StageSo You've Inherited A Farm, Now What: Look at Lease Considerations and Good Lease Negotiation/Communciations, Presented by University of Nebraska Extension
August 29, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation StageSo You've Inherited a Farm, Now What: Look at Land and Cash Rent Values, Ag Finances, Presented by University of Nebraska Extension
August 29, 20181 pm to 2 pmBeef ExhibitIdentifying Beef Cuts, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 29, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation StageAssistive Technology for Better Living, Presented by AgrAbility
August 29, 20181 pm to 2 pmConversation AreaYes, No, I Don't Know: Agriculture Trivia, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
August 29, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 29, 20182:30 pm to 3:30 pmMain FloorBackyard Farmer - Live Q and A
August 29, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation Stage and Grain Bin TheaterConservation in Agriculture - Leopold Conservation Award Program, presented by the Sand County Foundation
August 29, 20184 pm to 5 pmMain AreaBackyard Farmer - Live Show Taping
August 30, 20189 am to 3 pmEntire BuildingNebraska's Largest Classroom Day - Growing Fields: Your Future in Food
August 30, 20189 am to NoonTBAThe Make Tank presented by Hall County 4-H
August 30, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation KitchenFruit of the Vine: Cooking With Nebraska Wines, Presented by Nebraska Winery & Grape Growers Association
August 30, 201810 am to 1 pmMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy/ kids day, Presented by Midwest Dairy
August 30, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 31, 20189 am to NoonRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
August 31, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
August 31, 201811 am to 2 pmPresentation KitchenCentral Community College - Hastings Beef Demonstrations, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
August 31, 2018Noon to 3 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsBiofuel Plinko & Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Ethanol Board
August 31, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenSpice Mythbusters: A Culinary Demonstration by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Hospitality Students
August 31, 20183 pm to 6 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
September 1, 20189 am to 6 pmMain Floor4-H Culinary Challenge
September 1, 20189 am to 10 amPresentation KitchenSpice Mythbusters: A Culinary Demonstration by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Hospitality Students
September 1, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation KitchenChef Kaylee Gill of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell Soups, presented by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation
September 1, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
September 1, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
September 1, 201811 am to NoonMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy Ambassadors, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 1, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
September 1, 20181 pm to 2 pmMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy Ambassadors, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 1, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenChef Kaylee Gill of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell Soups, presented by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation
September 1, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation StageFact or Fiction: A Guide to Food Labeling, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
September 1, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenChef Kaylee Gill of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell Soups, presented by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation
September 1, 20182 pm to 3 pmConversation AreaYes, No, I Don't Know: Agriculture Trivia, Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
September 1, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
September 1, 20184 pm to 5 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Honey presented by American Honey Princess Jenny Gross, sponsored by the Nebraska Beekeeper’s Asso. And American Beekeeper’s Federation
September 2, 20189 am to 10 amPresentation Kitchen2017 Raising Nebraska Mystery Foods Cook-Off Champions from Southern Valley High School - Oxford, Nebraska
September 2, 201810 am to 11 amPresentation KitchenChef Kaylee Gill of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell Soups, presented by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation
September 3, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
September 2, 201810 am to 3 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
September 2, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenChef Kaylee Gill of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell Soups, presented by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation
September 2, 201811 am to NoonMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy Ambassadors, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 2, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
September 2, 20181 pm to 2 pmMilking ExhibitMidwest Dairy Ambassadors, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 2, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenGourmet Mac and Cheese with Chef Nador, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 2, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture
September 2, 20183 pm to 4 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
September 2, 20184 pm to 5 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Honey presented by American Honey Princess Jenny Gross, sponsored by the Nebraska Beekeeper’s Asso. And American Beekeeper’s Federation
September 3, 201810 am to 2 pmTasting KitchenFreshly Baked Sorghum Cookies, Presented by the NE Grain Sorghum Board
September 3, 201811 am to NoonPresentation KitchenChef Nador Cooking with Yogurt, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 3, 2018Noon to 1 pmPresentation KitchenFamily Meals with Beef, Presented by the Nebraska Beef Council
September 3, 2018Noon to 3 pmRaising Nebraska: OutdoorsNebraska's Terrific Tater Trivia, Presented by the Nebraska Potato Growers
September 3, 20181 pm to 2 pmPresentation KitchenChef Nador Cooking with Pork and Dairy, Presented by Midwest Dairy
September 3, 20182 pm to 3 pmPresentation KitchenCooking with Locally Grown Produce, Presented by Nebraska Department of Agriculture

 

*Raising Nebraska will close at 8 pm on August 25th; Open at Noon on August 26th; and Close at 7 pm on September 30.