AKE Safety Equipment will be an exhibitor at the 5th Annual San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show on November 8th and 9th at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas. There is free admission for the show and only a $5.00 charge for parking. The San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show is “Where Agriculture Meets
Halloween is a fun time of year for children of all ages. It is exciting to dress up in costumes from scary to funny and spend the evening trick-or-treating. AKE Safety Equipment wants to make sure that everyone has a safe and fun Halloween by sharing some great safety tips for the entire family. 1.
AKE Safety Equipment will be attending the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia on October 15th to 17th. This agriculture based tradeshow, known as “North America’s Premier Farm Show”, has more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest in farm technology, safety equipment, and agriculture tips. The show is unique in that it is held on
by Allen Kronebusch The focus of the dairy industry will be in Madison, Wisconsin from October 1st through October 5th for the World Dairy Expo. The Expo is held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The World Dairy Expo is a showcase to learn and share the finest in dairy genetics and new technologies
Late spring for the past 16 years the sounds of tractor pulling and the excitement of student competition is taking place in Peoria, Illinois. This is the time for the American Society of Agriculture and Biological Engineers annual International Quarter Scale Tractor Student Design Competition. This competition requires a team of student engineers to build a
It’s time for the fair….the Clay County Fair in Spencer, IA! The Clay County Fair, “The World’s Greatest County Fair”, runs September 7th through 15th at the Clay County Fairgrounds. The fair has been running annually since 1917 and attracts over 300,000 people to the event each year. The fair boasts the largest farm machinery display
Late summer, just before the harvest, is a big time for farming shows and conferences across the Midwest. The Farm Progress Show, the largest outdoor farm show in the United States, will be taking place August 27th through 29th in Decatur, Illinois. The show originated in 1953 with 75,000 visitors. Today, the show attracts over
The 18th Annual IDEAg Dakotafest is taking place today through Thursday, August 22nd at the Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, South Dakota. This premier agricultural event draws over 30,000 attendees from all over the Northern Plain States of South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. According to “The Daily Republic”, Mitchell’s newspaper, this year’s
Tractor pulling is a competitive motor sport that is based on horsepower and torque. The sport got its start in the 1950’s and has grown in popularity and technology since that time. Modified farm tractors drag a metal sled along a prescribed course. The tractor that goes the farthest with the most weight wins.
Steve Lange from “Rochester Magazine” recently wrote about the continued partnership of STOP-FYRE by AKE Safety Equipment and the National Tractor Pullers Association. We are proud of that partnership and wanted to share the article with you: The sport of tractor pulling has come a long way since the 1950s and ‘60s, when fans flocked