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N.C. State Fair able to offer $57,000 in scholarships this year to 28 junior livestock show recipients. Funds to help with higher education expenses.

By on May 24, 2022

Summary: The N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Sale of Champions each year raises money for show winners, but also for junior livestock show participants through scholarships. Since this program started in 2015, nearly $400,000 in scholarships have been awarded to

New fairgrounds police chief settling in just in time for GTBNC festival

By on May 19, 2022

The N.C. State Fair has a new police chief who’s just getting settled into the job in time for the Got to Be NC Festival. Anthony “Tony” Prignano started on April 25. Technically, his job title is Public Safety and

Application period is open for students to apply for N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarships. Deadline is March 1.

By on February 1, 2022

Summary: The application period is open for students who have participated in youth livestock shows at the N.C. State Fair to apply for N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarships. Up to 25 $2,000 scholarships can be awarded; one $2,500 Farm

New fairgrounds building made of N.C. native wood now bears name of ‘Renaissance man’ who managed construction

By on November 4, 2021

The newest building at the N.C. State Fair now has its official name. During the 2021 fair, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced the name at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and with that announcement he surprised the man who supervised the building’s

Carrying on a Century Farm legacy at Hoggard Farm

By on October 24, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Combining hard work, love of family and N.C. agriculture at Kee-Lang Farms

By on October 23, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Flourishing Flowers at Conrad Farms

By on October 22, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Bringing local to the community at Jackson Farms Produce

By on October 21, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Supporting fresh and local products at Ogburn Berries and Produce

By on October 20, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Century Farm Families honored at reunion at the N.C. State Fair.

By on October 19, 2021

Summary: Yesterday we honored families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more in what we called the 50th + One Anniversary of the Century Farm Family program. A total of 1,970 farms are classified as Century Farms.