FFA at the Nebraska State Fair

Welcome to the premier showcase for the work of Nebraska's agricultural youth.


Get Ready for the 2018 State Fair

The 2018 FFA handbook, tentative schedules, and other documents are now posted in Updates & Downloads.
Here are key dates for 2018:

  • April 15: Deadline for market beef DNA information
  • June 15: Deadline for all other livestock ID information
  • August 10, 5 p.m.: Online registration closes for livestock
  • August 21, 5 p.m.: Online registration closes for ag mechanics, crops, range boards, and horticulture


Results from the 2017 State Fair

Last year's final FFA results are in Results & Sponsors. Here's what FFA members showed in 2017:


Department Entries Exhibitors
FFA: Agricultural Mechanics 189 153
FFA: Beef Cattle 345 226
FFA: Crops & Range Boards 563 261
FFA: Goat 148 72
FFA: Horticulture 588 169
FFA: Sheep 243 113
FFA: Showmanship 452 395
FFA: Swine 383 202
Total 2,911 1,003


2017 Final Drive

Check out the 2017 Final Drive video, shot and produced by Bryce Doeschot: