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The Aksarben Stock Show was established in 1928 by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben and has a mission of "producing an annual youth livestock show celebrating the region’s agricultural heritage which educates and benefits families."

From Great To Grand: The Aksarben Stock Show moved to Grand Island, Nebraska in 2017 celebrating its 90th anniversary. It was previously located in Omaha, Nebraska under the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben and AKSARBEN Foundation. Today the Aksarben Stock Show is produced and managed by the Nebraska State Fair.

In 2018, the AKSARBEN Stock Show’s vision is to:

  • Conduct a world-class youth livestock exposition.
  • Educate youth on Production Agriculture and Agriculture STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Expose High School and College students to Careers in Agriculture.
  • Raise $250,000+ annually to fund Aksarben Purple Ribbon Auction (scholarships and awards)
  • Create a fun environment and competition at welcomes families back year after year.

The move included Grand Impact For Youth Exhibitors AND Sponsors

  • Better facilities at Nebraska State Fairgrounds lead to more Agricultural education, events and engagement.
  • Greater efficiencies result in more of your sponsorship dollars benefiting youth through scholarships, awards and education.
  • Brand Presence & Market Outreach: Increased brand awareness and impact in communities across our state of Nebraska and the country.
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