The month of February is another prime time for ag trade shows.
The winter months are a popular time to hold ag trade shows as most ag sectors are in-between the end of last season and the beginning of the upcoming season. No matter where an ag trade show is held, it’s guaranteed to offer value to attendees in terms of educational sessions with industry experts, industry updates and opportunities for networking with industry peers. Explore the ag trade shows being held in February below.
February Ag Trade Shows
- National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). This annual ag trade show is the biggest agriculture conference and trade show focused on the cattle industry in the U.S. Held February 1st to the 3rd in Nashville, Tennessee, the convention offered educational sessions—including the Cattlemen’s College—industry meetings, and networking events. Many of the networking events focused on engaging the younger generation of cattlemen and women, such as the Emerging Leaders Luncheon. The luncheon included a presentation by Dave Specht, titled “Transition Planning is Optional…Well Kinda!” It focused on Specht’s five keys to generational farm and ranch transitions. AgAmerica’s booth included Ethan Cooper, Cameron Flowers, Colin Clyne, Don Harden, and Aaron Walters.
- Land Investment Expo. Held February 3rd in West Des Moines, Iowa, the Land Investment Expo is the nation’s premier agriculture real estate conference. Hosted by the People’s Company, a leading provider of agricultural land brokerage, land management, land appraisal and land investing services in the Midwest, the 2017 expo was the 10th year in a row the People’s Company hosted.
- AL-FL Peanut Trade Show. This event, held in co-sponsorship with the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA), is slated for February 9th in Dothan, Alabama. AgAmerica’s booth, manned by Don Harden and Ethan Cooper, will be one among 80 exhibitors offering industry products and services. The one-day event also includes lunch, a chance to win prizes, and a presentation by Dr. Marshall Lamb about the current market status and the future crop outlook.
- Georgia Jr National Livestock Show. Held February 22nd through the 26th in Perry, Georgia, this event is an annual livestock competition open to Georgia 4-H and FFA members. AgAmerica’s Ethan Cooper will be attending this ag trade show to watch the competitions in areas such as Breeding Heifer, Market Hog, and more.
As the nation’s premier land lender, AgAmerica supports those in agriculture whether in the field or attending an ag expo or farm show around the country. It’s a perfect time to get to meet the men and women of the various ag sectors we partner with and to answer questions about our custom loan packages featuring low interest rates, long amortizations, and an outstanding 10-year line of credit.