Tulsa Farm Show Sponsor, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, and 370+ Exhibitors Set to Feature the Latest in Ag Products and ServicesThu, 28 Nov 2019 21:16:33 CST
Tulsa is set once-again to host Oklahoma’s largest indoor farm show December 12, 13, & 14. The annual event brings area farmers and ranchers to the River Spirit Expo to view the latest in agricultural & ranching technology. This year’s Official Show Sponsor, the Oklahoma Farm Bureau, along with more than 370 exhibitors will feature thousands of agricultural products, ranching equipment, and services, making the Tulsa Farm Show one of the country’s premier agricultural events and the largest show of its kind under one roof.
Show Manager, Scott Guttormson commented, “We are excited to have the Oklahoma Farm Bureau as the Official Sponsor of the Tulsa Farm Show this year. They have been an active participant and supporter of the show for many years. Having them more closely involved with will allow us to better serve the areas farmers and ranchers.”
More than 30,000 Attendees Over Three Days
Tulsa’s marquee expo center, the River Spirit Expo, provides one of the largest and most versatile exhibit halls in the country, with over 400,000 square feet of exhibit space. As one of the largest clear-span buildings in the world, it is well-suited for big equipment and large exhibits and provides easy access for exhibitors and attendees.
More than 30,000 ag producers and ranchers from Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas regularly make the Tulsa Farm Show part of their end-of-year activities. Attendees enjoy free admission and plenty of free on-site parking. The River Spirit Expo is part of Tulsa’s Expo Square, the area’s premier event complex and host of the Tulsa State Fair.
Great Events at the Show
In addition to exhibits, many events, demonstrations, competitions, test drives, performances, and prize drawings are popular attractions at the show. Each day kicks off with a producer-appreciation event with free coffee and cookies until 10:00am at the east end (lower level) of the River Spirit Expo.
Craig Cameron, renowned natural horse trainer, will provide daily horsemanship seminars and interact with attendees throughout the show. Craig’s entertaining and interactive demonstrations have been a Tulsa Farm Show favorite for the past 24 years.
Livestock management is also a key focus of the show and cattle producers can see the new products put to the test in side-by-side demonstrations. More than ten brands of cattle chutes will be demonstrated with live animals and moderated by experienced livestock industry experts. The demos will occur twice daily in the SW corner of the River Spirit Expo, adjacent to the Behlen Country exhibit.
High school students from across the state will compete in the finals of the Livestock Skills Scholarship Competition on Friday morning at 8:00am. Ten three-person teams will compete in practical, real-life cattle handling scenarios and the winning team members will win scholarship dollars and prizes. To date, Midwest Shows Scholarship Program, with key support from American Farmers & Ranchers, has awarded over $100,000 in agricultural scholarships to Oklahoma high school students. A fundraising auction will be held following the competition (around Noon) to raise funds for the scholarship fund and competition.
Country singer, Rusty Rierson, will also be performing daily acoustic music sets each day of the Show. And new this year, trick roper and humorist, Marty Tipton, will be entertaining attendees with daily shows. Set times for both entertainers will be posted on-site and on TulsaFarmShow.com and the show’s Facebook page.
Daily Prize Drawings
Prize drawings are always popular at the Tulsa Farm Show. Springdale Tractor is sponsoring a $1000 Showbucks drawing, given away daily at 1:00pm. Registration and daily drawing will be held at the Springdale Tractor exhibit. Spartan Mowers is hosting a Test Drive and Win promotion, with the chance to win a new Spartan Mower. Attendees who take a test drive of a zero-turn mower will be included in the drawing held Saturday afternoon.
The Tulsa Farm Show runs December 12, 13, & 14, 2019 at the River Spirit Expo (located at Expo Square, home of the Tulsa State Fair). Admission and parking are free. An interactive show floor plan and additional information can be found at www.TulsaFarmShow.com.
Source: Tulsa Farm Show/Midwest Farm Shows
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