February 26-28, Syracuse, N.Y.

The 24th annual New York Farm Show will be held February 26-28 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. The Northeast’s premier indoor farm show is packed with new and practical equipment, services and products just right for your farming operation. Over 425 exhibitors covering more than 215,000 square feet will be waiting for you. Show hours are 8:30 a.m.  to 4 p.m. daily.

Visitors can shop, compare and buy the latest developments in the agriculture industry as well as ask the experts about the latest practices and efficiencies.

Additional highlights include seminars on Farming in the Future, Gas Wells Awareness and more; a special guest appearance by Max Armstrong of RFD TV; and the Hot Beef Sundae will be back at the Beef Industry exhibit. Many organizations will be offering workshops and presentations; forestry management workshops and agricultural safety programs will be available throughout the show.

The Robert Watson Memorial Toy Auction will be held February 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Empire Room of the Arts and Home Building with over 200 farm toys going to the highest bidder. All proceeds to benefit New York Future Farmers of America.

The Old Iron Display features antique tractors as well as an antique milk bottle collection, and visitors can view and purchase toys at the toy show.

The Empire Room will once again feature a buffet lunch throughout the show for the public to enjoy.

Tickets are available free from Northeast Equipment Dealers or by writing New York Farm Show, P.O. Box 3470, Syracuse, NY 13220. Include a self-addressed, stamped legal envelop with your request by February 15.

Admission at the door is $5; children under 18 are free. Parking is free and bus shuttles are available. For additional information visit www.newyorkfarmshow.com.

Spring Planning and Planting Begin at NYFS

Latest precision planting, GPS technologies, seed and crop protectants

New York Farm Show has long been the Northeast’s premier showcase of spring planning and planting. Based on the list of early-committed exhibitors signed on for this year’s show, the crops-oriented companies include the following:

  • More than 15 seed companies with conventional, high-tech and organic offerings.
  • More than 12 companies offering new precision planting, spraying and global positioning system equipment.
  • At least 12 brands of tractors, ranging from garden-sized to 300-hp-plus workhorses.
  • More than 12 exhibitors of planting, fertilizer and manure incorporating tools and tillage equipment.
  • More than 15 brands of hay and forage processing and handling equipment.

Visit these folks at the show!

Company Name  Building Location
Growing / Moose River Media I 046
J.S. Woodhouse Co., Inc. D WD
Lely USA, Inc. HT B93
O.A. Newton CP 435
Syngenta Crop CP 171
Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc. I 110
Wick Buildings D 0715

Building Key
CP = Center of Progress
HT = Horticultural Building
I = International Pavilion
D = Cargill Dairy Center
AH = Art and Home Center
DEC = Log Cabin