AKE Safety Equipment is currently attending the Greater Peoria Farm Show which takes place December 3rd to 5th at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois. This year will be the 32nd year of the show, which has become the largest indoor farm show with over 150,000 square feet of agriculture exhibits and displays. There will also be an exhibition area for livestock, hay and forage products. There will be over 300 vendors representing 1000 different product lines and services. The theme of this year’s show is how technology can increase production and reduce waste. There will be focus on GPS and precision farming techniques.
According to RFD-TV, Illinois is the home to over 76,000 farms and over 28 million acres of farmland. The state is the top producer of corn, soybeans and other specialty crops. The beef and dairy cattle industry are also key components to the agriculture industry in Illinois. Peoria, Illinois is also the home of Caterpillar. The show will have the latest information and technology for fuels and lubricants, farm safety, pharmacy, forage, pesticides, seeds, real estate, dairy farming, manure storage, feed supplements, and business services. AKE Safety Equipment is at Booth #910 in the main exhibit area showcasing the STOP-FYRE TM fire extinguisher.
The Greater Peoria Farm Show runs daily from 9am to 4pm. Admission to the show is free! There are special events being held throughout the show. Early attendees can get free rolls and coffee courtesy of Chevrolet. Chevrolet will be featuring new trucks and vehicles with “Ride and Drive” events during the show. Lucky attendees can win $1000 in “Show Bucks” from daily at noon. There is a producer luncheon from Alwan’s meats and live updates from the show from RFD-TV. More events and seminars will be displayed at the show.
Farm Shows USA, who have been producing premier agricultural events for over 30 years, is the producer of the event. They also produce the Tulsa Farm Show, The Dakota Farm Show, The Sioux Falls Farm Show, the Hawkeye Farm Show and the Oklahoma City Farm Show from December to April.
AKE Safety Equipment looks forward to seeing everyone at Greater Peoria Farm Show! Stop by our booth to see why STOP-FYRE TM fire extinguishers are the “World’s BEST Fire ExtinguisherTM!”