2017 world ag expo (1)


By Intern Siana Barrett

World Ag Expo is celebrating 50 years of being a market place and a celebration of all things agriculture. Where dealers, producers and sellers can converse, invent and innovate new ideas in agriculture.

The World Ag Expo began in 1968, and attracted 157 exhibitors and 28,000 visitors. By the second year, the show doubled in both visitors and exhibitors. Originally named “Tulare’s Field and Row Crop Equipment Show” its name was soon changed in 1969 to “California Farm Equipment Show”. In 1972, the very first foreign manufactures began displaying their products and lead to another name…

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