Bringing together the region’s farming community and the services necessary for daily operations is the goal of the 7th Annual Western New York Farm Show, February 2-4, 2017 at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg, New York. The exposition is sponsored by the Erie County Agricultural Society.
The Western New York Farm Show strives to educate farmers from around the region about the latest cutting-edge agricultural products and technology. Vendors include feed, seed, and equipment dealers, farm service providers, and non-for-profits that specialize in agriculture education, promotion, and advancement. Industry professionals will lead seminars daily covering a variety of topics.
Highlights of the 2017 show, provided at no cost to show goers, include an opportunity to earn spray credits during pesticide recertification classes and manure pit & confined space rescue simulator demonstrations. High School students will be able to show off their skills during the NAPA Auto Parts Mechanics Competition Friday, February 3rd. The 2nd Annual Farmer Elite Toss Hay Bale Throwing Competition will take place each day of the show at 1pm inside the Agriculture Discovery Center. A “pee wee” toss featuring competitors 12 and under will take place daily before the adult competition. A children’s “ag-tivities” learning area will be offered on Saturday, February 4th between 10a-2p. A complete listing of events, demonstrations and seminars can be found at www.WNYFarmShow.com
The WNY Farm Show will be held inside two heated buildings on the Fairgrounds. Show times are: Thursday, February 2, 10:00am-4:00pm; Friday, February 3, 10:00am-6:00pm; Saturday, February 4, 9:00am-3:00pm. For more information, visit WNYFarmShow.com , email email@example.com
. or call 716-649-3900 ext. 6488.About the Erie County Agricultural Society
The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, the Society is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. The mission of the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS), sponsors of the WNY Farm Show and Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State. (www.ECFair.org)