Nothing More Nebraskan – than Raising Nebraska

We will be listing the 4-H Competitions, cooking demonstrations, informational booths, and much more in the next few days.

Keep checking this page for the most current schedule of events for Raising Nebraska. The photos below are a hint of what happens at Raising Nebraska during the Fair!


DateTimeEvent or ProgramLocation
Friday, 8/26/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Friday, 8/26/20229:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens.
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmCRASh'N CASNR, presented by UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesMain Area
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmMeet a Dairy Farmer, presented by Midwest DairyDairy Display
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmMilk Giveaway to youth grades K-6, sponsored by Hiland DairyDairy Display
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmExplore Food Science, presented by UNL Food Science and Technology ProgramMain Area
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmThree Cheers for Trees! - Nebraska Forest Service, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, presented by the Nebraska Forest ServiceMain Area
Friday, 8/26/20229 am - 3 pmCareers in Agriculture presented by Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom, Nebraska Farm Bureau FoundationMain Area
Friday, 8/26/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Saturday, 8/27/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Saturday, 8/27/20228 am to 4 pmRaising Nebraska Exhibits closed for Fashion Show
Saturday, 8/27/20228 am - 8:30 amNebraska 4-H Fashion Show Check-in - Show #1East Patio
Saturday, 8/27/20229 am - 10 amNebraska 4-H Fashion Show - Show #1Main Area
Saturday, 8/27/202210 am - 10:30 amNebraska 4-H Fashion Show Check-in - Show #2East Patio
Saturday, 8/27/202210:15 am to 10:45 amQuilts of Valor Presentation by Nebraska 4-HMain Area
Saturday, 8/27/202211 am - NoonNebraska 4-H Fashion Show - Show #2East Patio
Saturday, 8/27/2022Noon - 12:30 pmNebraska 4-H Fashion Show Check-in - Show #3Main Area
Saturday, 8/27/20221 pm - 2 pmNebraska 4-H Fashion Show - Show #3Main Area
Saturday, 8/27/20224 pm - 9 pmRaising Nebraska Exhibits Open
Saturday, 8/27/20224 pm - 5:30 pmNebraska 4-H Weed and Grass ID ContestMain Area
Saturday, 8/27/20225 pm - 6:30 pmNebraska 4-H Horticulture ID ContestMain Area
Saturday, 8/27/20226 pm - 7:30 pmNebraska 4-H Tree ID ContestMain Area
Saturday, 8/27/20227 pm - 8:30 pmNebraska 4-H Insect ID ContestMain Area
Saturday, 8/27/20228 pm - 9 pmNebraska 4-H ID Contest AwardsStage
Saturday, 8/27/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Sunday, 8/28/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Sunday, 8/28/202210:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Sunday, 8/28/202210 am - NoonNebraska 4-H Chicken BBQ Competition - CookingRN North Parking
Sunday, 8/28/202210 am - 10:30 amNebraska 4-H Culinary Challenge Check-in - Group AMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/202210;30 am - 11 amNebraska 4-H Robotics Showcase - Check-inMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/202210:30 am - NoonNebraska 4-H Culinary Challenge Group AMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/202211:00 am - 2 pmNebraska 4-H Robotics ShowcaseMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/2022Noon - 2 pm Nebraska 4-H Chicken BBQ Competition - PresentationsPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 8/28/20221 pm - 1:30 pmNebraska 4-H Culinary Challenge Check-in - Group BMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/20221:30 pm - 3 pmNebraska 4-H Culinary Challenge Group BMain Area
Sunday, 8/28/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Monday, 8/29/2022All Day Actionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Monday, 8/29/20229:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Monday, 8/29/202210 am - 2 pm Understanding Soil Health, presented by NRCSSoils Exhibit
Monday, 8/29/202210 am - 2 pm Nebraska AgrAbility, presented by Nebraska AgrAbility TeamMain Area
Monday, 8/29/202210 am - 2 pmAsk a Master Gardener, presented by Nebraska ExtensionStage
Monday, 8/29/202210 am - 2 pmInvasive and Threatening Insect Species, presented by Nebraska Extension EntomologyMain Area
Monday, 8/29/202210 am - 2 pmMidwest DairyDairy Display
Monday, 8/29/202211 am - NoonHome Canning - Live! Presented by Nebraska Extension EducatorsPresentation Kitchen
Monday, 8/29/2022Noon - 1 pmHome Canning - Live! Presented by Nebraska Extension EducatorsPresentation Kitchen
Monday, 8/29/20224:15 - 5:15 pmBackyard Farmer: Live Q and A, presented by Nebraska Public Media and Nebraska ExtensionMain Area
Monday, 8/29/20225:30 pm - 6;30 pmBackyard Farmer: Live Q and A, presented by Nebraska Public Media and Nebraska ExtensionMain Area
Monday, 8/29/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Tuesday, 8/30/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmCRASh'N CASNR, presented by UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesMain Area
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pm Meet a Dairy Farmer, presented by Midwest DairyDairy Display
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmMilk Giveaway to youth grades K-6, sponsored by Hiland DairyDairy Display
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmThree Cheers for Trees! - Nebraska Forest Service, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, presented by the Nebraska Forest ServiceMain Area
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmCareers in Agriculture, presented by Nebraska Agriculture in the ClassroomMain Area
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pm Understanding Soil Health, presented by NRCSSoils Exhibit
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pm Nebraska AgrAbility, presented by Nebraska AgrAbility TeamMain Area
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmPlant Parts we Eat, presented by Nebraska Extension Community Environment TeamMain Area
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmNebraska 4-H - LIVE! presented by Nebraska Extension Youth Entrepreneurship TeamStage
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmBe a Kitchen Superhero - Eliminate Cross Contamination. presented by Nebraska Food Protection Task ForceKitchen
Tuesday, 8/30/20229 am - 3 pmUNL Husker Mobile Beef Lab, presented by Nebraska Extension and 4-HRN North Parking
Tuesday, 8/30/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Wednesday, 8/31/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Wednesday, 8/31/20229:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmCRASH'N CASNR, presented by UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesMain Area
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmMeet a Dairy Farmer, presented by Midwest DairyDairy Display
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmNebraska AgrAbility, presented by Nebraska AgrAbility TeamMain Area
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmPlant Parts we Eat, presented by Nebraska Extension Community Environment TeamMain Area
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pm Milk Giveaway to youth grades K-6, sponsored by Hiland DairyDairy Display
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmThree Cheers for Trees! - Nebraska Forest Service, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, presented by the Nebraska Forest ServiceMain Area
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmBe a Kitchen Superhero - Eliminate Cross Contamination, presented by Nebraska Food Protection Task ForceKitchen
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmCareers in Agriculture, presented by Nebraska Agriculture in the ClassroomMain Area
Wednesday, 8/31/20229 am - 3 pmUNL Husker Mobile Beef Lab, presented by Nebraska Extension and 4-HRN North Parking
Wednesday, 8/31/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Thursday, 9/1/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Thursday, 9/1/202210:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Thursday, 9/1/202210 am to 6 pmCurious about Curtis? Ask NCTAMain Area
Thursday, 9/1/202210 am to 2 pmSorghum Treats, provided by Nebraska SorghumTasting Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/202211 am - NoonA Twist on Dips with America's Favorite Vegetable, presented by Chef Vince Armanda, Executive Sous Chef for Potatoes USAPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/2022Noon - 1 pmIn the Kitchen with the Sorghum Army, Presented by the Nebraska Grain Sorghum BoardPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20221 pm - 2 pm Not Your Average Potato Salad, presented by Chef Vince Armanda, Executive Sous Chef for Potatoes USAPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20222 pm - 3 pmFood in the Field with Hannah Guenther, Nebraska Extension EducatorPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20223 pm - 4 pmHealthy Food Fast with Tara Dunker, MS, RD, Nebraska Extension EducatorPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20224 pm - 5 pmFood in the Field with Hannah Guenther, Nebraska Extension EducatorPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20225 pm - 6 pm Healthy Food Fast with Tara Dunker, MS, RD, Nebraska Extension EducatorPresentation Kitchen
Thursday, 9/1/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Friday, 9/2/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Friday, 9/2/202210:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Friday, 9/2/202210 am to 6 pmCurious about Curtis? Ask NCTAMain Area
Friday, 9/2/202210 am to 2 pmSorghum Treats, provided by Nebraska SorghumTasting Kitchen
Friday, 9/2/202211am - NoonA Twist on Dips with America's Favorite Vegetable, presented by Chef Vince Armanda, Executive Sous Chef for Potatoes USAPresentation Kitchen
Friday, 9/2/2022Noon - 1 pmIn the Kitchen with the Sorghum Army, Presented by the Nebraska Grain Sorghum BoardPresentation Kitchen
Friday, 9/2/20221 pm - 2 pmNot Your Average Potato Salad, Presented by Chef Vince Armanda, Executive Sous Chef of Potatoes USAPresentation Kitchen
Friday, 9/2/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Saturday, 9/3/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Saturday, 9/3/202210:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Saturday, 9/3/202210 am to 6 pm Curious about Curtis? Ask NCTAMain Area
Saturday, 9/3/202210 am to 4 pmFarm Charm, presented by the Nebraska Farm Bureau FoundationMain Area
Saturday, 9/3/20229 am - 3 pmExplore Food Science, presented by UNL Food Science and Technology ProgramMain Area
Saturday, 9/3/202210 am to 2 pmSorghum Treats, provided by Nebraska SorghumTasting Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/202211 am - NoonCooking with CommonGround Nebraska: Cheap EatsPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/2022Noon - 1 pmBeef Meals Made Easy, presented by the Nebraska Beef CouncilPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/20221 pm - 2 pmChef Nader Farahbod: Deliciousness with Dairy & Pork! Presented by the Midwest Dairy and Nebraska Pork Producers AssociationPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/20222 pm - 3 pmChef Nader Farahbod: Deliciousness with Dairy & Pork! Presented by the Midwest Dairy and Nebraska Pork Producers AssociationPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/20223 pm - 4 pmBeef Meals Made Easy, presented by the Nebraska Beef CouncilPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/20224 pm to 5 pmIn the Kitchen with the Sorghum Army, Presented by the Nebraska Grain Sorghum BoardPresentation Kitchen
Saturday, 9/3/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Sunday, 9/4/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Sunday, 9/4/202210:00 AMRaising Nebraska Opens
Sunday, 9/4/202210 am to 4 pmFarm Charm, presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau FoundationMain Area
Sunday, 9/4/202210 am to 2 pmSorghum Treats, provided by Nebraska SorghumTasting Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/202211 am - NoonChef Nader Farahbod: Deliciousness with Dairy & Pork! Presented by the Midwest Dairy and Nebraska Pork Producers AssociationPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/2022Noon - 1 pmBeef Meals Made Easy, presented by the Nebraska Beef CouncilPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/20221 pm - 2 pmChef Nader Farahbod: Deliciousness with Dairy & Pork! Presented by the Midwest Dairy and Nebraska Pork Producers AssociationPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/20222 pm - 3 pmIn the Kitchen with the Sorghum Army, Presented by the Nebraska Grain Sorghum BoardPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/20223 pm - 4 pmBeef Meals Made Easy, presented by the Nebraska Beef CouncilPresentation Kitchen
Sunday, 9/4/20229:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes
Monday, 9/5/2022All DayActionbound Nebraska! Presented by Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation and Raising NebraskaFairgrounds
Monday, 9/5/202210:00 AM Raising Nebraska Opens
Monday, 9/5/202210 am to 2 pm Sorghum Treats, provided by Nebraska SorghumTasting Kitchen
Monday, 9/5/202211 am - NoonIn the Kitchen with the Sorghum Army, Presented by the Nebraska Grain Sorghum BoardPresentation Kitchen
Monday, 9/5/2022Noon - 1 pmBeef Meals Made Easy, presented by the Nebraska Beef CouncilPresentation Kitchen
Monday, 9/5/20227:00 PMRaising Nebraska Closes