October Agriculture Tradeshows and Events
Ozark Fall Farmfest – Springfield, Missouri – Booth # 327
AKE Safety Equipment recently attended the 35th Annual Ozark Fall Farmfest that was held October 3rd to 5th at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Missouri. The Ozark Fall Farmfest featured over 750 agriculture exhibits and vendors and is the largest farm and ranch show in the Ozarks. The event had indoor and outdoor exhibits featuring the latest in farming and livestock techniques and methods. There were displays on animal health products, farm safety, tractors, trailers, cattle chutes, feed, fencing, tools, trucks, forage equipment, and much more. The on-site livestock display gave insight to the variety of cattle, horse, boer goat, dairy goat, sheep and hog breeding stock available as well as teach more about the latest in breeding practices. There was also a rural living area with vendors, information, and exhibits to help enhance living a rural lifestyle. Daily stock dog training was done by Danny Shilling. The Ozark Fall Farmfest was sponsored by the Ozark Empire Fair and Farm Talk newspapers.
Sunbelt Agriculture Expo – Moultrie, Georgia – Booth #AB2-78
The 57th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Expo takes place October 14th to 16th at Spence Field just outside of Moultrie, Georgia. The SunBelt Ag Expo is known as “North America’s Premiere Farm Show” with over 1,200 exhibitors and thousands of visitors of the 3 day event. The indoor and outdoor exhibit area of the Sunbelt Ag Expo cover 100 acres and 117,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space and is adjacent to a 600 acre working research farm where there will be live demonstrations of the latest in cotton, peanut, corn, soybean, and hay harvesting techniques. There are many special events taking place during the expo including seminars, tire auctions, Young Farmer events, and many great seminars discussing everything from pond and aquaculture management to dairy, goat, sheep, and poultry seminars to live cooking demonstrations! There are also special equipment test tracks and demonstrations including a John Deer Gator Test Track, Titan Tire Test Track, ATV Test Track, and drone demonstrations. The Swisher Sweets 25th Anniversary Farm of the Year award will also be given out during the Expo. AKE Safety Equipment is excited to be back as an exhibitor at the Sunbelt Ag Expo this year. Stop by to see us at Booth #AB2-78 in the Agribusiness Building # 2 to see why STOP-FYRE fire extinguishers are “the World’s BEST fire extinguisher”!