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The AKSARBEN Stock Show was established in 1928 and has a mission of "producing an annual community celebration of the region’s heritage which educates and benefits families."

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

  • Conduct a World-class 4-H 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 Scholarships and Ag Leader Scholarships, awarding up to one hundred Ag Scholarships each year.

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. Today the Aksarben Stock Show is a division of the Nebraska State Fair.

Grand Impact For Students 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, education and job exploration.
  • Brand Presence & Market Outreach: Increased brand awareness and impact in communities across our state.
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