September Tradeshows and Events
AKE Safety Equipment will have another busy month at tradeshows and tractor pulls in the month of September. September is the end of the tractor pulling season and AKE Safety Equipment is excited to be going to a few of the last events of the season. Stop by the AKE booths at the agriculture tradeshows to find out why STOP-FYRETM fire extinguishers are the “World’s BEST fire extinguisherTM”! AKE Safety Equipment is looking forward to attending the shows and sharing how STOP-FYRE fire extinguishers can keep your tractors and farming equipment safe from fire damage! As a thank you to all NTPA members who purchase a premium STOP-FYRE fire extinguisher, AKE Safety Equipment will donate $10 to Pullers Against Drugs. If you are at any of the shows or tractor pulls, please stop by to say hello!
Sandwich Fair – Sandwich, Illinois
The 124th Annual Sandwich Fair takes place September 3rd to 7th. The fair takes place in Sandwich, Illinois and is also known as the DeKalb County Fair. The Sandwich Fair hosts the Midwest’s largest exhibition of agriculture and home arts displays. The fair features a giant carnival midway with rides, games and carnival food, and entertainment at stages throughout the fair including many grandstand events and activities for the entire family. The grandstand will be the place to be for National Tractor Pull Association (NTPA) sponsored truck and tractor pulls. A separate admission is needed for these events. The Truck Pull will be Thursday September 4th at 6:30pm at the Grandstand. The Tractor Pulls will be September 6th at 12:30pm and 6:30pm. Many tractor and truck classes will be represented in this Grand National Pull including: Two Wheel Drive R3, Super Semis, Four Wheel Drive R3, and Pro Stock Diesel 4×4 R3.
Enderle Pull-Off – Urbana, Ohio
The 28th Annual Enderle Pull Off takes place September 13th at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Ohio. Eleven classes of tractors and trucks can compete in this NTPA Grand National competition. The classes include: Two-wheel drive trucks, four wheel-drive trucks, minis, light super stock tractors, super stock diesels, super stock open, modified and unlimited. The purse for this year’s competition is over $77,000!
Clay County Fair – Spencer, Iowa
AKE Safety Equipment will be heading to the Clay County Fair September 6th to 14th in Spencer, Iowa. The Clay County Fair, dubbed “the World’s Greatest County Fair”, has been held at the Clay County Fairgrounds since 1917! Experience all the fun that a county fair can give from carnival rides to fair food to great local, regional, and national entertainment! The fair has exhibits on antique buggies, vintage tractors, and classic cars. Grandpa’s Barn gives the visitor a chance to see and touch baby animals and learn about Iowa’s biggest industry: agriculture. New for 2014 is a walk through display of crop plots to learn more about crop production and how farmers feed the world. Thursday, September 11th is the NTPA Tractor and Truck Pull in the grandstand. The tractor pull will have prizes for following classes: super semi, two-wheel drive R5, limited pro stock R5, and super farm R5.
Big Iron Farm Show – West Fargo, North Dakota – Booth #K25
Big Iron Farm Show takes place September 9th to 11th at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, North Dakota. This is the largest farm show in the upper Midwest with attendees coming from all over the world. There are seminars, health screenings, field demonstrations, and more throughout the show. This year, there will be a special demonstration of drone craft used for agriculture. There will be over 900 exhibit booths with hundreds of vendors showcasing the latest in agriculture equipment and technology. AKE Safety Equipment will be at Booth #K25 near the field demonstration and grandstand areas. For more information about the show, check out the new mobile app and the show’s Facebook Page.
Husker Harvest Days – Grand Island, Nebraska – Booth #DIBW1727
Husker Harvest Days is September 9th to 11th just outside of Grand Island, Nebraska. The show is one of the nation’s premier working farm shows with exhibitors, technology, and field demonstrations specifically tailored for the Midwestern farmer. Farmers and ranchers from 28 states and several countries from around the world attend the 3 day festival. There are over 600 exhibitors featuring the latest in agriculture technology, irrigation products and configurations, crop chemicals, livestock handling, and much more. There will be health screens, rural lifestyle exhibitions, antique farm tractors and equipment, and arts and crafts exhibits. The show has created a mobile app to get the most up-to-date information on the show. AKE Safety Equipment will be at Booth #DIBW1727. Stop by the booth to say hello and see how important it is to have a fire extinguisher in your home and barn.
Eastool Expo and Auction – Quarryville, Pennsylvania
AKE Safety Equipment will be at the Eastool Expo and Auction at the Solanco Fairgrounds in Quarryville, Pennsylvania September 26th to 27th. The Expo has over 100 vendors exhibiting the newest technology and equipment for manufacturing. There will be exhibits and vendors representing the construction, woodworking, metal manufacturing and energy solutions services. AKE Safety Equipment looks forward to being at the show!