2023 阳光地带农业博览会 - Agriculture in Action
发布 2023年10月12日 下午16:15
The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 45th Anniversary show Oct.17-19. / (1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of visitors to the 100-acre show site.
Crowned as North America’s Premier Farm Show and the largest farm show in America with field demonstrations, the 阳光地带农业博览会 brings together all segments of agribusiness, 包括农民, 教育工作者, 政策制定者, ag爱好者, 和家庭. Those attending the show will see the latest innovation and technology that the agriculture industry has to offer.
乔治亚州农场局 is a 45-year Sunbelt Expo sponsor and will be on hand to share information about the organization’s programs and advocacy work on behalf of Georgia agriculture. Visitors can pick up “No Farmers, 没有食物袋和花生, and have a great time taking pictures in GFB’s photo booth in the Georgia Agriculture Building.
A highlight of the show is the naming of the 阳光地带农业博览会 Southeastern Farmer of the Year.
Colquitt County’s Bart Davis, the Georgia Sunbelt Farmer of the Year, will join winners from nine other Southern states for a luncheon to learn who will be selected as the overall winner. This year ushers in a new era for the award as Sunbelt welcomes new sponsors and a new look for the program.
Education is the key component of the show, with more than 300 seminars and demonstrations offered over the three-day event. These seminars and demonstrations are taught in exhibit areas for beef, 乳制品, 家禽, 林业, 池管理, 马, 牛的管理. Farmers and ranchers attending gain beneficial knowledge on the latest in cutting-edge techniques from industry leaders and university specialists.
The Expo works with more than 20 教育 sponsors to host a strong seminar and demo schedule. These 教育 sponsors include major universities and colleges with six of these having permanent exhibit buildings on site.
The Expo will feature Youth Educational Challenges sponsored by Country Financial for students in grades 6-12 to demonstrate their knowledge in five different content areas. 另外, an Ag Mechanics contest sponsored by Farm Credit Associations of Georgia will be offered for students.
The 宣传 in Action contest sponsored by 乔治亚州农场局 will be held for high school and college students with a particular interest in ag policy, 法律, 和沟通.
The Backyard Garden Area focuses on topics for the specialty gardener. Flint River Fresh, created by the Flint River Soil & Water Conservation District (FRSWCD) and run by Fredando Jackson, “农民啊,” will organize the display that attracts hobby gardeners and enthusiasts alike. A bounty of information on gardening tips, 工具, 健康的食谱, and more will be offered in the Georgia Metals Pavilion and in the demonstration garden. Be on the lookout this year for all things “pollinator bees!”
A crowd-pleaser is the 600-acre research farm’s field demonstrations. These demos showcase harvesting and tillage equipment for multiple crops. 除了, hay demos will include all facets of hay harvesting, 从切割到打捆, and will provide visitors the opportunity to see different types of hay harvesting equipment run in a true farm setting.
Expo is honored to have Alabama as the 2023 Spotlight State. Take a road trip through Sweet Grown Alabama exhibit. The Expo always features an array of aromatic compliments of the delicious food sold within the grounds during the show. 除了, 众多示范区, including the Aquaponics display, the Georgia Peanut Commission building, and the Georgia Grown Marketplace within the Family Living Building, host segments throughout the day with chefs and food enthusiasts alike. Be sure to stop by for a sample of some scrumptious treats.
There’s never a dull moment during the three-day show, and attendees will find there is something for the entire family. There is a daily rolling antique 拖拉机 parade, and this year’s Expo will feature an antique 拖拉机 pull.
Don’t forget to make the Cow Milking Contest held every afternoon part of your plan.
Add in rural lifestyle fun, 卡车, 拖拉机, 和ATV试驾, and the venue is perfect for rural enthusiasts.
“The Sunbelt Expo is an unbelievable showcase of rural living blanketed with agriculture’s newest ideas and technologies,” said Sunbelt Show Director Chip Blalock. “这是有趣的三天, 教育, and dreaming about agriculture’s future as we team together to feed, clothe and house a growing population around the world.”
The 阳光地带农业博览会 is open Oct. 17 & 18从早上8:30开始.m. 到5点.m. 和10月. 19从早上8:30开始.m. – 4 p.m. Admission at the gate is $10 per person per day. Advanced and discount tickets can be purchased online.
The show site is four miles southeast of Moultrie on Georgia Hwy. 133. For more information or to buy advance tickets, visit www.sunbeltexpo.com.