Whether it’s John Deere green, International red, or another color that sparks your enthusiasm, the Championship Tractor Pull is the place to show your machinery pride. The 45th Championship Tractor Pull at the National Farm Machinery Show, sponsored by Syngenta, is expected to draw sell-out crowds as more than 70,000 fans flock to Freedom Hall in the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center during each day’s “pull.” The invitation-only contest runs from Wed., Feb. 13 through Saturday, Feb....More
Now is a great time to visit Louisville! Whether you are interested in history, shopping, or a unique dining experience, the city has something for you. Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel publisher, named Louisville as a Top U.S. Travel Destination for 2013. The city earned this distinction because it offers lucky visitors a wealth of interesting attractions, historic neighborhoods—and bourbon....More
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13, through Saturday, February 16
Ramps: All exhibit areas, restrooms and Freedom Hall (tractor pull) are wheelchair accessible.
Parking: Vehicles with disabled parking permits may be parked in marked spaces on the drive in front of the West Hall, in the lot located near the entrance to the South Wing, and in the rear lots of Freedom Hall....More
The Kentucky State Fair Board proudly welcomes you to the 48th National Farm Machinery Show — the largest indoor farm show in America. We hope you discover what more than 300,000 attendees do every year with the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products and services available from more than 850 exhibitors. You will find the products and services you need, the name brands you trust and the individual assistance from industry experts you want as you browse through 27 acres of indoor exhibit space at the Kentucky Exposition Center....More
More than 800 exhibitors feature their newest products at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. on Feb. 13-16, 2013. The exhibits spread over 27 acres of indoor show space, where more than 300,000 attendees view the new products and services. Here is a sampling of the products at the 2013 show.
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New products at the Iowa Power Farming Show held last week in Des Moines, Iowa, were Capstan's PinPoint nozzle system, Unverferth Seed Runner, Parker grain cart with tracks, Rite Way land roller, Quality Plus grain conveyor and a PLA self-propelled sprayer from Argentina.
New equipment on display at the Iowa Power Farming Show held last week in Des Moines, Iowa, include machinery from Westfield, Brandt, Great Plains, Miller, and Landoll, as well as the Gaspardo planter from Italy.
If you want to know the next big equipment trends in farming, you will find them at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) in Louisville, Ky. Manufacturers use this show to introduce their latest machinery and new technology....More
The 2013 National Farm Machinery Show app is now available to download for free from the app store by searching for "NFMS '13." Download the app to prepare for this year's show in Louisville, Feb. 13-16. Browse through the list of exhibitors, check out the interactive maps, find information on visiting Louisville and more....More
Farmers sitting through another winter waiting for spring can make the time more productive by heading to Louisville, Ky., for the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS). This show runs from Wednesday, Feb. 13, to Saturday, Feb. 16. Considered the largest indoor farm show in the U.S., NFMS promises plenty of new products and technology to keep you busy....More
If you’re looking for something extra special for the farmer on your shopping list this Christmas, you might consider sending them to one of the major farm shows in 2013 as a gift. Paris in February for the SIMA farm show will likely sound tempting to the adventurous farmer who’s wondering what to do during the dull winter months leading up to planting. Featured below is information on SIMA and other major farm shows in the U.S. and around the world for 2013 in case you’re planning to surprise a farmer with travel as a gift this holiday season....More
Editor’s note: Farm Industry News will be attending the SIMA show and will provide coverage here online.
One of the world’s largest farm shows will be held in Paris from Feb. 24 to 28, 2013. Called SIMA, the International Trade Exhibition for Agricultural Equipment and Livestock Farming is held every two years in the famous French city at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center....More
Photographer Harlen Persinger enjoys visiting the exhibits and meeting agriculture enthusiasts at the Iowa State Fair. Folks from across the state to their best to take home a blue ribbon. It’s fairlicious!
Matt Huot, a leader in the Morris Area chapter of Future Farmers of America, showed this dairy cow to students at an Ag in the Classroom event held in Minneapolis, Minn., May 18, at the Anderson United Community School. Huot enjoyed teaching urban school students about the cow and its importance in agriculture. The event's purpose revolves around educating elementary students about agriculture and how food gets to their plates.
Read the full story on the Ag in the Classroom event here....More
At an Ag in the Classroom event held in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday, May 18, Future Farmers of America (FFA) leaders educated urban elementary school students about the importance of agriculture and how food gets to their plates. Lloyd Lesmeister was one of the FFA leaders showing hogs to the students. He provides his insights about the divide between urban students and some members of the general public and current agricultural practices....More
School students in urban classrooms can sometimes have a disconnect from agriculture and where their food comes from. That's according to Lloyd Lesmeister, one of the FFA leaders from an Agriculture in the Classroom event held on Friday, May 18, at Anderson United Community School in Minneapolis, Minn.
"This event is about bringing the farm to the city and teaching urban students about how food actually gets to their plate," said Natasha Mortenson, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser at Morris Area High School in Morris, Minn....More
Visitors come to the National Farm Machinery Show to see the latest new products and technology in agriculture, and this year's show didn't disappoint. Here are eight new products that were on display at the show, held Feb. 15-18 in Louisville, Ky.
Show goers found new products at every turn at the National Farm Machinery Show, held Feb. 15–18 in Louisville, Ky. Here are eight new products featured at the show — all designed to make farm and ranching operations more efficient and more profitable.
Scott and Clark McPheeters find more equipment and tools at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show, including an anhydrous metering system, an alert system for backing up with equipment, a virtual rain guage, and tool storage with swivel drawers....More
The new Massey Ferguson 9560 combine from AGCO-MF is the largest in the 9500 Series. Greg Fonger with AGCO-MF explains the features of the totally redesigned combine from header to spreader. The combine was on display at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show....More
Curt Davis with Kuhn Krause shows the new 8-row Gladiator strip-till implement and the 40-foot Excelerator 8000 vertical tillage system during the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show. He explains how the new hydraulic gang-angle adjustment works on the Excelerator....More