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Cole Camp artists Ashley and Clint Raetz of RiOak Western Design will be one of nine exhibitors at the popular People from our Pages exhibit inside the MEC Building at the state fair.

"Come Home" to Missouri's premier agriculture showcase
by Paul Newton | pnewton@ruralmissouri.coop

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he summer pilgrimage to Sedalia is one known by Missourians from all
corners of the state. The Missouri State Fair is an opportunity for farmers young and old to show off their livestock, for kids to be thrilled in
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up their bellies.
On Aug. 8-18, hundreds of thousands of Missouri families will travel to
Sedalia for the 117th edition of the annual agriculture showcase.
Some come for a quick day trip to see what the Show-Me State offers and to
catch a show. Others haul their camper to Sedalia and take in all 11 days of
the fair.
Many Missourians show off their green thumbs in contests seeking out the
largest fruits and vegetables in the Agriculture Building. Other competitions at
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Building which is located across from the grandstand on the south end of Missouri State Fair Boulevard. The building is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and
will showcase the work of the cooperatives. A ground-source heat pump keeps
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sonnel will be on hand to answer questions, and there are displays on energy
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station for your cell phone.
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winning photos and videos on display, talk to a staff member and visit with one
of our popular "People From Our Pages" (a full list is printed below). You can get
your picture taken in front of a mural depicting Rural Missouri mascot Buddy
Bear, or you can meet him in person if you visit the building at 10 a.m., noon
or 2 p.m. daily from Aug. 8-17.
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ful dining options throughout the grounds. Restaurants on wheels line the
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