State Fair by the numbers

Pictured are just few of the activities INFB was involved with during the Indiana State Fair, which ended its 17-day run on Aug.

Taste from Indiana Farms_State fair1-DSC_1372Hundreds of fairgoers lined up for free samples of Indiana-grown food during INFB’s Taste from Indiana Farms (photo by Garrett Kelly).

Annual Pancake Breakfast_State fair3The annual Farm Bureau pancake breakfast raised $3,000 for the Indiana FFA Foundation (photo by Molly Zentz).

Randy Kron and John Krull_WFYI_State fair2INFB President Randy Kron is interviewed by John Krull of Indianapolis NPR station WFYI (photo by Garrett Kelly).

In addition:

  • 2,020 people signed up to win free popcorn for a year. The winner was Amanda Briggs of Jefferson County.
  • 34,500 bags of popcorn were given away in the Farm Bureau building.
  • Also distributed in the Farm Bureau building were 3,010 Wonder Trail prizes and 2,500 scavenger hunt prizes.
  • 21,701 fairgoers competed in the corn hole game sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.