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- Latest innovations at World Ag Expo, Feb. 11-13, Tulare
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- Grab your smartphone, boots, keys, and hat. It’s World Ag Expo time, Feb. 11-13, in Tulare, Calif., at the International Agri-Center.
- Show times: Tuesday (Feb. 11) and Wednesday (Feb. 12) - 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Thursday (Feb. 13) – 9 a.m. - 4p.m.
Get ready to grab your smartphone, boots, keys, and hat. It’s World Ag Expo time.
The three-day 2014 World Ag Expo, Feb. 11-13, will be held in Tulare, Calif., at the International Agri-Center where an estimated 100,000 visitors from 70 countries will find the latest innovations in global agriculture.
- Tuesday (Feb. 11) and Wednesday (Feb. 12) - 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Thursday (Feb. 13) – 9 a.m. - 4p.m.
General admission at the gate is $15. Save $5 per ticket when purchased online before the show at WorldAgExpo.org with the discount code WAEMAG.
Online ticket purchases automatically enter you into a contest to win a Yamaha ATV and other Expo registration prizes. Online ticket purchases can be printed at the home or office, or mailed.
The Expo is sold out with more than 1,400 exhibitors on the 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. About 1,200 orange-jacketed volunteers will be on hand to help exhibitors and attendees.
World Ag Expo is about forging new connections with people who can open doors to new opportunities, says Expo volunteer chairman Stephen Cunha, a pistachio grower who has volunteered at the Expo for 36 years.
New for 2014 is the Exhibitor Showcase in the World Ag Expo Arena which features the latest and greatest agricultural products in one place. Take a seat in the Arena for one of the shows scheduled throughout each day. The World Ag Expo Arena is located in the southwest corner of the show grounds, just west of Pavilion D.
To help maximize the Expo experience, visitors can download the free 2014 World Ag Expo smartphone app developed by the International Agri-Center and Penton-Western Farm Press.
The app will help visitors maximize their Expo experience, locate specific vendors, receive daily Expo alerts and breaking news, navigate the Expo grounds, view seminar schedules, download exhibitor handouts and videos, connect with social media, and check out local dining options.
Download the app from your smartphone store.
A packed lineup of seminars held at the Seminar Center, located in the far southeast corner of the grounds, will include the latest information about beef and dairy production; hay and forage; international trade; irrigation; and general agricultural topics.