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wKREDA Representatives Attend World Ag Expo
20 Mar 2018
On February 12-14, a group of wKREDA members including Tara Schraeder from the Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation, Becki Richardson and Vienna Lee from Morton County, Nikki Pfannenstiel from Sunflower Electric, and Lona DuVall from Finney County Development Corporation attended the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA to bring exposure about Kansas and promote bringing more dairy operations to our region.
The largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, World Ag Expo® boasts more than 1,500 exhibitors displaying cutting-edge agricultural technology and equipment on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space.
In 2017, 105,780 people came from 43 states and 71 countries to attend the 50th anniversary of World Ag Expo®.
The World Ag Expo® Arena offers daily Equipment Showcases, where exhibitors perform live demonstrations of their latest products. Seminars were offered in a variety of categories, including dairy, irrigation, international trade, business and farm management, marketing and media, and general agriculture.
The Top-10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America, is back with products offering new technology and increased efficiencies. From unmanned spray systems and remote monitoring, to new tire traction solutions and Ag film recycling, the Top-10 New Products has something to offer every type of farming operation.
Attendees could experience a few new events this year, including a livestock seminar and demonstration on Wednesday afternoon in the Arena, a woodworking demonstration, the Italian Trade Agency pavilion, and a wide variety of new seminars that cover everything from Organic farming to new technology in the Ag industry.