February 10-12, Tulare, Calif.

World Ag Expo, held February 10-12 in Tulare, Calif., is the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition, with 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, over 1,600 exhibitors and an estimated 100,000 attendees.

The 2009 World Ag Expo will feature irrigation seminars on Thursday, February 12. Organized by the Irrigation Association and the International Center for Water Technology at California State University, Fresno, these sessions will highlight the latest in irrigation and water use technology. All seminars are free with paid admission to World Ag Expo and are located in the Expo Seminar Center off Median Street, between P and Q Streets.

The New Products Pavilion showcases the Top Ten New Products. Take a virtual tour of the show grounds online, plan your route and print your personalized schedule. Select from more than 40 daily agriculture seminars on the grounds or take farm and agribusiness tours off the grounds. In all, come away with the knowledge you need to make your operation more productive and profitable.

International trade seminars aimed at helping farmers, ranchers and other agribusiness professionals will be featured on Tuesday, February 10, organized by the Center for International Trade Development and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. All World Ag Expo seminars are free with paid admission. The Fresno Center for International Trade Development’s trade symposium is focused on preparing you for the future in an international, agricultural marketplace. Seminars will explore California’s agricultural vision, biomass energy production and sustainability, U.S. free trade agreements and the competitive outlook, export challenges for organic produce and the effect the cargo container shortage is having on U.S. trade. These experts are here to tell your company what it can do to prepare for today’s global markets. Seminars will take place in the Expo Seminar Center.

Cost is $12 for general admission at the gate; $10 discounted admission for those who preregister online before Monday, February 9.

More information for World Ag Expo is available on the Expo’s Web site, www.worldagexpo.com, or by calling 800-999-9186.

Show Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m

Visit these folks at the show!
Actagro, LLC Pavilion C 3913
AgCode, Inc. Pavilion C 3828
Ag Biz Solutions Pavilion C 3222
Agro-K Pavilion C 3619
Amiad Filtration Pavilion B 2121
Antonio Carraro America, Inc. G 22
BBC Technologies Pavilion A 1427
CSI- Nutri-Cal Pavilion C 3419
Clean Cutter Flail & Tiller Blade Co. Pavilion A 1131
Echo/Bear Cat NS 2
Ellis Equipment Co. N 17
Fanno Saw Works Pavilion A 1332
Greenleaf Pavilion C 3210
Greenwell Mfg. LLC Pavilion C 3130
Growing Magazine Pavilion B 2514
Hartmann’s Plant Co. Pavilion A 1325
Hydro Stacker West Pavilion B 2017
Key Dollar Cab, LLC SS 73
Kioti Tractor AB 17
Lechler Ag Pavilion C 3211
Littau Harvester K 26
Manitou North America SS 87
Mechanical Transplanter Co. LLC M 35
Monarch Mfg. Pavillion A 1228
Natural Industries Pavilion C 3310
Orange Enterprises, Inc. Pavilion C 3019
R & H Machine, Inc. K 34
Red Wing Software Pavilion A 1525
Rodenator Pavilion C 3330
Soucy International I 7
Stokes Ladders, Inc. L 29
Strathmore Ladder Co. G 2
Tallman Ladders, Inc. Pavilion B 2502
Titan Trailers Q 40
Unverferth Mfg. Co. M 22
West Coast Marine Pavilion C 3705
Wilson Irragation and Orchard Pavilion A 1405