Jamie Johansen grew up going to the State Fair every year, only missing a handful of times. It was her playground, the place where she grew in her appreciation of Missouri’s agriculture industry.
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The 2021 Missouri State Fair is from Aug. 12-22.
"As a farmer myself, I understand what is needed – A government that works for you during tough times, and leaders that use common sense toward regulation."
"We were excited when the Bicentennial Commission told us they wanted to fund the renovation of the gate as a lasting project on the fairgrounds to commemorate the 200th year of our state."
Gov. Mike Parson and Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe said 330,125 visitors attended the annual agricultural celebration this year.
"Planning is put in jeopardy when federal tax codes are changed by people thousands of miles away who don’t understand the impact on farmers."
The General Assembly may need to become involved in school mask mandates in the future, Gov. Mike Parson said.
State Rep. Kurtis Gregory trotted away from the Missouri State Fair’s celebrity draft horse hitch show with the prize.
"We all want to provide good quality food at a sustainable price while building strong and healthy people and communities."
With the State Fair about to begin, Missourians are ready to get back to their favorite fair foods — and elected officials are no exception.
"Every summer, we get the chance to celebrate our state’s No. 1 industry at the Missouri State Fair."