The summer farm festivals, state fairs and county fair season is over, but there are still quite a few big agriculture events that are being held throughout the country until the end of the year. AKE Safety Equipment will be showcasing the STOP-FYRETM fire extinguisher at the 30th Annual Ozark Fall Farmfest in Springfield, Missouri from October 4th through October 6th. The Ozark Fall Farmfest is sponsored by Farm Talk Newspapers and Ozark Empire Fair. Farm Talk Newspapers have been covering the challenges and opportunities of farming and ranching in the 4 state area of Southwest Kansas, Southwest Missouri, Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas since 1974. The Fall Farmfest takes place at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. The event has both outdoor and indoor exhibits. The most important part of the show is that the admission is free!
There are over 750 exhibits at the Farmfest from livestock to tractors to new farming technologies. Attendees can learn about the latest in animal health products, feed, tools, trucks, tractors, as well as the latest information on cattle ranching including cattle chutes and fencing. This event is one of the largest shows to put a spotlight on breeding stock, including beef cattle, horses, goats, Katahdin hair sheep and show pigs. Beef cattle breeding stock is a main event for the Ozark Fall Farm Fest. A variety of breeds that will be presented and auctioned off which include the following breeds: Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Longhorn, Milking Devon, Salers, Simmental and many more.
The Ozark Fall Farmfest also has rural living displays with products to help enhance the rural lifestyle and bring new technologies to the farm. There is also an antique equipment and tractor display. This is presented by the Ozark Steam Engine Association and Southwest Missouri Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association.
The Fall Farmfest takes place just off Interstate 44 and Missouri Highway 13 outside of Springfield. If you are attending the show, stop by the vendor booth areas and look for the AKE Safety Equipment booth. We will be showcasing the STOP-FYRE fire extinguisher, The World’s BEST Fire ExtinguisherTM! We hope to see you at the Ozark Fall Farmfest!