February 11-13, Tulare, Calif.

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The 47th World Ag Expo will be held February 11-13, 2014, at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, Calif. World Ag Expo is the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition. More than 1,400 exhibitors display the latest in farm equipment, communications and technology on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. Free seminars focus on a variety of topics important to dairy producers, farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals.

Agriculture tours will include a Fresno wine tour; Sun Pacific packinghouse and UC Davis Citrus Extension; Monrovia Nursery and Lagomarsino Farms; and, new for 2014, Exeter citrus groves and orchards. The expo will also feature the winners of the Top 10 New Products competition; events at the World Ag Women’s Pavilion; the new World Ag Expo Arena featuring innovators of agriculture; and the Wine & Cheese Pavilion.

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Admission is $15 at the gate, and children 6 and under are free. For more information, call 800-999-9186, email info@farmshow.org or visit http://www.worldagexpo.com.

Show Hours

Tuesday, February 119 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, February 129 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, February 139 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday International Trade Seminars

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.Going Global

11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.The New Global Consumer

1 – 2 p.m.Importance of American-Made Agricultural Machinery Exports to U.S. Economy

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.How Will the Trans-Pacific Partnership Affect Agricultural Trade?

Wednesday General Ag Seminars

9 – 10:30 a.m.Obamacare: Where Do Ag Employers Go From Here?

10:45 a.m – 12:15 p.m.Sexual Harassment Training for Agricultural Supervisors

1 – 3 p.m.Implementing the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.The Food Safety Modernization Act: What Does This Mean to Farmers, Growers, Packers?

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Thursday Irrigation Seminars

10 – 10:30 a.m.Agricultural Activities of the Irrigation Association

10:30 – 11 a.m.Good Irrigation Efficiency by Increasing Distribution Uniformity

11 – 11:30 a.m.Irrigation Automation with Wireless Telemetry

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.Leveraging Irrigation Technology in Drought Conditions: Tree, Vine & Row Crops

12:30 – 1 p.m.Volumetric Flow Meter Selection, Operation & Maintenance

1 – 1:30 p.m.Pivot Applications in California

1:30 – 2 p.m.Filters & Savings for Both Sides of Your Pump

2 – 2:30 p.m.The Value of Educating Your Field Laborers for Drip Micro

2:30 – 3 p.m.Drip Irrigation