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County Fair Activities

To help you plan for your county fair, staff from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation have compiled resources and activities to promote Nebraska agriculture in your community.

Resources

Event Planning ToolKit

  • Let’s plan an event! Use this timeline to begin planning your event.

Download Event Planning Toolkit

Human Resources

  • Consider how each of these individuals can assist in your planning.

Download Human Resources

Barn Banners

  • Want to make a BIG impact at your farm or fair? Do it with Learn about Livestock banners!
    • Banners are available to borrow from Nebraska Farm Bureau Regional Managers. Use this map to identify and contact your regional manager.
    • Order your own, customized Livestock Banners or Crop Banners from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.

Order Banners

Nebraska Agriculture Fact Sheet

  • A half-sheet handout with short agriculture facts about Nebraska.
  • Size: 8.5” x 11” (front/back, two per page)

Download Fact Sheet


Activities

Fun with Agriculture! Introduce the public to farming and ranching with stations to increase agricultural literacy. Consider the ideas below as stations!

Yes, No, I Don’t Know

  • Use this quick, easy, and brief activity to interact with students and consumers.

Download Activity

Cornhusker Necklace

  • Plant a live seed in a bag to discuss how farmers plant seeds in Nebraska.

Download Activity

MyAmericanFarmMy American Farm

  • App
    • Create a great interactive experience with a desktop computer or tablet of your choice without a connection to the internet! Download the My American Farm app from the Apple or Android store.
  • Banners
      • Take students into the corn field, dairy parlor, machine shed or farmer’s market with life sized banners. Order your own banner today!

Order Banners

Hot Topic Exhibit

  • Connect with members from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee to gain information about GMOs and Food Labeling. Members from the committee are available to present on these topics to your community. Please contact foundationforag@nefb.org to connect with a member today!

Contact Foundation