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FNGLA 4-H/FFA Plant Show & Sale

Manatee County Fair 2022

Plant Project Webpage Full Updates to Come!

In the meantime, please use the following links to register for the 2023 Plant Show and Sale Rules Meetings:

October 4, 2022 from 6-8pm Virtual Rules Meeting; registration link
Oct 4 ZOOM Link:
ZOOM Passcode: plant2023

**CANCELED** October 8, 2022 from 9am-12pm In Person Rules Meeting

October 10, 2022 from 6-8pm Makeup Virtual Rules Meeting; registration link
Oct 10 ZOOM Link:
ZOOM Passcode: plant2023

Important Dates and Deadlines

October 2, 2021 @ 1 pm 

October 5, 2021 @ 6 pm

Rules Meetings (Online/Zoom).Mandatory Meeting. Exhibitors MUST attend ONE of the two meetings.

October 2nd Registration

October 5th Registration

October 15, 2021 midnight

We are currently experiencing issues with the registration link. Deadline extended. Online Registration Deadline For All Plant Classes! (class D don’t need species) Register Here

October 20, 2021 @ 3 – 6:30 pm

Plant Tagging. Classes A, B, & C

October 23, 2021 --- last day to buy

Purchase Fair Passes youth livestock  ShoWorks

Dec 1st 2021 @ 3 – 6:30 pm

Plant Tagging. Classes D & E

January 11, 2022 @ 2 – 6 pm

Plant Check-In, for Judging and Show during Fair, Deadline for returning notarized Fair release forms

January 15, 2022 @ 6 pm

Plant Auction/Sale – Mosaic Arena

February 1, 2022

Plant Project Wrap-up (online survey)


Educational Videos

Plant Project Blogs

Plant Project Activities Overview


First; Contact your 4-H club leader or FFA advisor. If you still have unanswered questions…

Second; Contact Christine Russo (941-722-4524 ext. 1814)

Third; Contact the plant Fair Director Mr. Peter Vole (941-737-3760)

Tickets/Passes questions or checks questions are directed to the Manatee County Fair office (941-722-1639)

Plant Blogs

Which Pesticide License Do I Need?

Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application. A) Private Applicator You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural...

FNGLA 4-H / FFA Plant Project, Manatee County Fair

Dear Manatee County Plant Exhibitors, I wanted to share some information with you on the plant project this year. The Plant Project is a program for our youth to experience a simulated plant nursery production to engage them in...