Commodity Carnival Travels to 150 State & County Fairs

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, economics, Education, Fairs, Markets

CME Group and National 4-H Council are partnering for a fourth consecutive year to bring Commodity Carnival to 150 state and county fairs during 2016. The exhibit teaches fair-goingers the fundamentals of risk management in agriculture, by way of bringing a hog to market. The game will also continue to be accessible beyond the fairgrounds this year via the mobile … Read More

State Fairs – A Family Affair

Jamie JohansenBeef, Cattle, Competition, Exhibitor, Fairs, Farming

I literally grew up at the Missouri State Fair. I was just a little one when I first attended the fair with my dad and I haven’t missed a year since. My dad worked for the Missouri FFA and ran the FFA Building during the two-week event. I remember hanging out with the State FFA Officers while running through displays … Read More