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Whether an agricultural enterprise grows corn, cotton, grain or cattle, the information contained in the six sections listed here covers subjects most important to any modern farm owner. Consider this site a one-stop shop for in-depth industry reports, technical guides, news impacting the field and a variety of resources that can make profitability a probability!

Agriculture Trade Shows

Agriculture Trade Shows 2011-2012

23rd Annual World Pork Expo

TAKES PLACE: June 8 – 10, 2011
State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

World’s largest trade show for the pork industry, sponsored by the National Pork Producers Council. Activities will include displays from hundreds of exhibitors and many networking opportunities. Agenda TBA.

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112 th Annual RMA Convention – USA Rice Millers’ Association

TAKES PLACE: June 26-30, 2011

The Grand Wailea, Wailea, Hawaii

The RMA Convention brings together rice millers, growers, exporters, brokers, food processors , equipment suppliers, ports, packaging suppliers, freight forwarders, merchandisers, inspection services, and others. Most attendees are executives and key decision-makers within their companies. Convention sessions will include an economic outlook, new technology showcase, a look at trends in rice production and more.

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Farmfest 2011

TAKES PLACE: August 2-4, 2011

Gilfillan Estate, Redwood County, Minnesota

Farmfest, the largest outdoor agricultural event in Minnesota, connects industry leading manufacturers and providers with decision-making producers. Activities will include: topical educational and political forums highlighting issues key to farmers, field demonstrations of the latest farming industry technology, and more.

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2011 World Dairy Expo -- Around the World of Dairy in 5 Days

TAKES PLACE: October 4 -8, 2011
Madison, Wisconsin

This premier event is the international dairy meeting place, a five days showcasing the finest in dairy genetics and the newest technologies available to the dairy industry.

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Sunbelt Agriculture Expo

TAKES PLACE: October 18-20, 2011

Spence Field, Moultrie, Georgia

The Expo includes indoor and outdoor exhibits demonstrating the latest in agricultural technology, products and services. The Expo also includes seminars, demonstrations and entertainment.

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Multi-day ticket discounts available. Full details at:

AGRI-Trade 2011

TAKES PLACE: November 9-12, 2011
Western Park, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Agri-Trade boasts more than 27 years of great exhibits, great relationships and great memories. More than 90 percent of Agri-Trade exhibitors return each year, greeting old friends and meeting new ones. Activities will include: an exhibitor reception, machinery exhibits and demos, and farm and student awards.

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Irrigation Show 2011

TAKES PLACE: November 6-8, 2011

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California

The latest innovations in irrigation equipment, techniques and technology. Presentations by industry experts. A New Product contest. Certification testing and continuing education units available.

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2011 Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show

TAKES PLACE: November 29-December 1, 2011

Amarillo Civic Center, Amarillo, Texas

This trade show provides information on the latest farm machinery, products and services for farmers and ranchers. Areas of interest include dairy production, fruits and vegetables, logistics and supply chain, specialty packaging, fish and seafood, meat products and more.

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Northern Illinois Farm Show 2012

TAKES PLACE: January 11-12, 2012

Northern Illinois University Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois

Presentations of new agricultural products and machinery as well as networking opportunities and discussions on industry trends.

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Cattle Industry Annual Convention & NCBA Trade Show

TAKES PLACE: February 1-4, 2012
Nashville, Tennessee

This leading cattle industry event offers sessions on management and business strategies, husbandry information, cutting-edge products, equipment and networking opportunities.

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Online registration and downloadable forms available. Full details at:

World AG Expo

TAKES PLACE: February 14-16, 2012
International Agri-Center, Tulare, California

World Ag Expo is a leader in agriculture expositions featuring 1,600 exhibitors displaying the latest in farm equipment, chemicals, communications, and technology on 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space. Free seminars will be presented on a variety of topics important to dairy producers, farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals. Free parking is available at the show site, with an off-site shuttle service.

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Pre-registration available online. Full details at:

National Farm Machinery Show

TAKES PLACE: February 15-18, 2012
Kentucky Exposition Center , Louisville, Kentucky

The nation’s largest indoor farm show offers row after row of quality products and services, hands-on demonstrations of the latest technological advancements and a variety of free seminars.

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Registration is not required. Show admission - Free; parking $8

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