Get “the dirt” on your most vital agriculture and horticulture interests and desires. A plethora of knowledgable people will provide just the information you are looking for at The Dirt. For a demonstration schedule, please see the 2016 The Dirt Brochure using the link on the right.

The Dirt is located on the northeast side of the Agriculture Horticulture Building, next to the east Skyride terminal. See a State Fair map. Demonstrations begin daily at 10 a.m. For a complete schedule of presentations and demonstrations, use the State Fair Fun Finder or view a daily schedule.


Interested in being a demonstrator at The Dirt for the 2016 Minnesota State Fair? Please contact the education department at (651) 288-4480 or via email.


The complete schedule for The Dirt can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher. If you do not have Acrobat Reader or have an older version, you may download the most current Acrobat Reader.

Link will become live as information is available.

  • 2016 The Dirt Brochure