Photos by Stephanie Peake unless otherwise noted.
The New York Farm Show, scheduled for February 20-22, 2014, is the premier indoor farm show in the Northeast, packed with new and practical equipment, services and products for today's farmer. The show features over 400 exhibitors covering more than 230,000 square feet in six buildings of exhibits. This is the 29th annual show, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. "The 2014 New York Farm Show is adding the Science Building, which will allow us to offer many new and exciting highlights for everyone," said Scott Grigor, farm show manager. The show hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit the New York Farm Show for the best access to products, services and information to keep you up-to-date on the latest innovations in the agriculture industry. You'll find hundreds of exhibits to serve and assist you with your everyday needs on the farm. Learn, compare and shop, all at one location.
The latest technologies and equipment will be showcased at the event. Visit the website to see a full list of new products. This year, there will be a robotic milking seminar daily in the Art & Home building, sponsored by Farm Credit East. Visit the beef industry display and presentation, featuring all aspects of the beef industry in one location. Forestry management workshops and agriculture safety workshops will also be available.
Visit the Art & Home building, where visitors can view and purchase toys from the toy show. Friday evening, the Robert Watson Memorial Toy Auction bidding will start at 5 p.m.
The show is held at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y., and is open to the public. Tickets are available to you free from your Northeast Equipment Dealers, or by writing to New York Farm Show, P.O. Box 3470, Syracuse, NY 13220. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request by February 15. Admission is $5 at the door, and children under 18 are free. Free parking and bus shuttles are available. For additional information, visit the official website at http://www.newyorkfarmshow.com.