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THE AREA'S LARGEST AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION

IS COMING BACK TO THE CENTURYLINK CENTER-OMAHA

March 8-9, 2017

     One of the Midwest's premier indoor farm events, the TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION will be held March 8-9, 2017 at the CenturyLink Center - Omaha, 10th and Capitol Avenue, just off I-480.  The 51st Annual Farm and Ranch Machinery Show will once again be filled with the latest agricultural innovations, equipment and supplies with more than 900 exhibits for farmers, ranchers, and their wives to visit all on one level of over 200,000 square feet in the state-of-the-art CenturyLink Center - Omaha.

     "It's an excellent opportunity to see all types of Short-Line farm equipment, new products, labor and time saving ideas all under one roof," says Bob Mancuso, Jr., the Show's Producer.  "The Triumph of Ag Expo is the best place for farmers to find answers for what they do control while taking advantage of the new technologies at the Expo - ranging from machinery to new plant varieties that are available."  The Farm Show is open 9 AM to 4 PM on Wed and 9 AM to 3 PM on Thurs.  Advance free admission tickets can be obtained from Exhibitors, County Extension agents, farm machinery and equipment dealers or at the CenturyLink Center - Omaha door.  This is an ideal time for area Farm Operators to find ways to improve productivity and increase profits, before spring field work begins.

     Brent Pohlman from Midwest Laboratories, Show Councilman, says he's looking for a great Show at the CenturyLink Center Omaha and says, "The Triumph of Ag Expo is always packed with lots of new improvements and helpful information." At no other time this spring will area Farm Operators be able to see this much farm equipment and technology on display.  The Triumph of Ag Expo offers visitors a hands-on experience with continuous demonstrations so those attending will be able to compare and evaluate quickly and conveniently, all under one roof, in one location, and on one level with over 4,500 on-site parking available.

     Regarded as one of the largest indoor diversified short-line farm machinery shows, Ben Hellbusch, from Busch Equipment of Columbus, Nebraska and Council Board Member said, "The Expo has something for every kind of farm operation," including tillage equipment, planters, monitor and control systems, soil testing equipment, mowers, cattle chutes, augers, fertilizers, various seed hybrids, feeders, tanks and pumps, hay moving and handling equipment, plows, combines, computers and software, tractors, and many more agricultural products and services for today's farmers and ranchers.     

      Bob Mancuso, Jr., said if you are interested in agriculture and farming, this year’s Expo is the place to be on March 8-9, 2017.  In addition to all of the latest equipment, products, and services - there will be seminars throughout the Show, craft items and displays, antique farm tractors and equipment, and special programs.  The Triumph of Ag Expo is a charter member of the North American Farm Show Council – the Top 25 shows in North America!

THE TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION FARM & RANCH MACHINERY SHOW is produced by Mid-America Expositions, Inc. and is sponsored by the Mid-America Farm & Ranch Machinery Council.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Bob Mancuso, Jr., Director of Exhibits

Mid-America Expositions, Inc.

7015 Spring Street

Omaha, Nebraska  68106-3518

Office (402) 346-8003   Fax (402) 346-5412

www.showofficeonline.com

bmancuso@showofficeonline.com

 

 

 

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For Immediate Release:

51st Annual TRIUMPH OF AG EXPO – Farm and Ranch Machinery Show Named Official Event for Nebraska 150!

       

The Triumph of Ag Expo has been named an Official Event for the State of Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial Celebration.

"The 51st Annual Triumph of Agriculture Farm & Ranch Machinery Show is a showcase of agriculture equipment, products, and services .  With a focus on agriculture – all aspects from cattle, to crops, to equipment, services, seeds, planting, harvesting, and all areas --- the Triumph of Ag Expo is a great place to celebrate Ag in Omaha at the show! 

The Triumph of Ag Expo has received a special designation from the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission to become an official event of Nebraska’s 150 celebration.

"What that means is that the Triumph of Ag Expo  will be one of several events throughout the state of Nebraska honoring our heritage, citizens, diversity and our future," said Bob Mancuso, Jr. the show’s director. "We’re planning some very special things for the anniversary and will recognize the Nebraska 150th Anniversary at the Opening Luncheon!"

Nebraska was granted statehood on March 1, 1867.  The Triumph of Ag Expo just celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary last year!  The show has been a place where farmers and ranchers can come and see the latest equipment, products, services and everything to do with farming and ranching.  With agriculture a core aspect of Nebraska --- the show is a great place to celebrate this anniversary! 

Over 900 booths with over 200,000 square feet of Exhibit space of the latest technology will be showcased at the 51st Annual TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION Farm & Ranch Machinery Show, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 and Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.

Regarded as the Area's Largest Indoor Shortline Farm Machinery Show, the EXPO has become a tradition for area farmers, ranchers, stockmen, and their families to come to the show and ask questions directly to the leading farm manufacturers and suppliers for ways to improve their farm operation right before spring fieldwork begins all at one time and under one roof.

The Seminar schedule is attached and provides a chance to learn more about some of the new products and services available at the Show.  The Farm Show is open on Wed, March 8 from 9 AM to 4 P.M. and on Thurs, March 9 from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Bob Mancuso, Jr., the Show’s Producer, says, “Farming today is more challenging and Midwest farmers are interested in keeping up with the changes and ways to increase their profits and yields per acre while reducing their costs.”  The Triumph of Ag Expo offers a one stop opportunity to see and compare hundreds of hands - on demonstrations from the newest farm machinery to the day-to-day supplies and product information that's available for today’s farming decisions. The TRIUMPH OF AG EXPO is proud that they have been able to keep the Admission to the Show FREE for the past 51 years.  Advance Free admission tickets can be obtained from County extension agents, farm machinery and equipment dealers, or at the CenturyLink Center Omaha’s door.  There are over 4,500 parking spaces on site right at the convention center entrance.

At no other time this spring will area farmers be able to see all these agricultural suppliers indoors at one time and under one roof than on these two days at the Triumph of Ag Expo. Bob Mancuso, Jr. said “Many first-time visitors cannot believe the wide selection of products on display and the tremendous opportunity for savings at the Show”. The Triumph of Ag Expo has something for every kind of farm operation, including tillage equipment, planters, monitor and control systems, soil testing equipment, mowers, cattle chutes, augers, fertilizers, various seed hybrids, feeders, tanks and pumps, hay moving and handling equipment, plows, combines, computers and software, tractors and many more agricultural products and services for today's farmers and ranchers.

Bob Mancuso, Jr., said, “The farmers and ranchers in this area have had a good year and are looking at equipment and products to buy!  This year there are many show features.  There will be a special prize drawings throughout both days.  There will also be antique tractors and equipment from Camp Creek Threshers, Elkhorn Valley Antique Power Association, and the Keg Creek Antique Machinery Club.   There are also some crafts for the ladies and seminars throughout both days.”

THE TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION Farm & Ranch Machinery Show is produced by Mid-America Expositions, Inc., sponsored by the Mid-America Farm & Ranch Machinery Council and is a member of the North American Farm Show Council consisting of the top 25 shows in the nation.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT

BOB MANCUSO, JR.

MID-AMERICA EXPOSITIONS, INC. * 7015 SPRING ST, OMAHA, NEBRASKA  68106-3518

(402) 346-8003 * FAX: (402) 346-5412

bmancuso@showofficeonline.com * www.showofficeonline.com

 

 

 

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TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE ANNUAL AGRI- AWARD


The Triumph of Agriculture Exposition established the Annual “Agri-Award” as part of Nebraska’s Centennial Celebration, in 1976 to recognize outstanding organizations and individuals that have contributed to the Agricultural Development in the Midwestern area. This year’s winners is

TERRY HEJNY
Nebraska LEAD Program Director
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'16 - Greg Ibach - NE Dept. of Ag. Director -- Bio

’95 – Jerome Warner – Former Nebraska State Senator

Mogens Bay  Photo.jpg’15 - Mogens C. Bay - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valmont Industries, Inc. Bio

’94 - Bob Kerrey – Former Nebraska Governor & U.S. Senator

’14 - Bill Northey - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bio

’93 – Edward T. Robinson, Jr. – President of J.C. Robinson Seed Company/Golden Harvest Seeds

’13 - Leif Magnusson - President of CLAAS Bio

          ’93 – Willard “Bill” Waldo – President of Waldo Farms

’12 - Greg Heckman - President & CEO The Gavilon Group, LLC Bio

’92 – Robert L. Peterson – Former Chairman, President and CEO, IBP, Inc.

’11 - Howard G. Buffett - HGB Foundation Bio

’91 – Virginia Smith – Former Member of Congress

’10 - Terry Twiestmeyer - President of Twiestmeyer & Associates

’91 - Carl T. Curtis – Former Member of Congress & U.S. Senate

’10 - John Fonda - President & CEO of the John Day Company

’90 - Charles M. Harper – Former Chairman of the Board & CEO – Con Agra, Inc.

’09 - John McCoy - President of Orthman Manufacturing

’89 - Dr. Ronald W. Roskens – Former President University of Nebraska –Lincoln & CEO, President & Director of Agency for International Development – Action International, Inc.

’08 - Dave Heineman - Nebraska Governor

’88 - Clayton Yetter – Former U.S. Trade Ambassador & Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

’07 - Rick Parod, President & CEO of Lindsay Manufacturing

’87 - Warren Nielson – Former KFAB Radio & KMTV Farm Director

’06 – Roger R. Wehrbein - Nebraska State Senator

’86 - Robert K. Fensler – Nebraska Farmer

’05 – Sherman O. Berg – Aksarben

’85 - Robert B Daugherty – Valmont Industries

’03 - Mike Johanns –Former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

’84 - Roman L. Hruska – Former U.S. Senator

’02 - Roger Flemmer – Former KFAB Farm Director

’83 - Glenn H. LeDioyt – LeDioyt Land Company

’01 - Bryce P. Neidig – Former President Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation

’83 - Hugh L. Tinley – Farmers National Company

’00 - Tony Raimondo – CEO, Behlen Manufacturing Company

’82 - Ed Zorinsky – Former Omaha Mayor & U.S. Senator

’99 – Martin A. Massengale – President Emeritus, Director of the Center for Grassland Studies

’81 - Taylor Snow – The Snow Company

’98 - Ben Nelson – Former Nebraska Governor and now U.S. Senator

’80 - Leroy Barry – Midwest Retail Farm Equipment Dealers Association

’97 - Larry E. Sitzman – Former Director of Nebraska Department of Agriculture

’79 - Dick Becker – Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben

’96 – Ronald E. Vavrina – CEO, Vavrina Implement Company

’78 - Leonard Fleischer – Fleischer Manufacturing Company

’96 – Matthew “Bud” Fleischer – Fleischer Manufacturing Company

’77 - Don Ringler – Former Omaha World-Herald Farm Editor

’96 - Jere W. Fonda – Former CEO, John Day Company

‘76 - J. J. Exon – Former Nebraska Governor & U.S. Senator
   
THE TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION Farm & Ranch Machinery Show is produced by Mid-America Expositions, Inc., sponsored by the Mid-America Farm & Ranch Machinery Council and is a member of the National Farm Show Council.

 

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT
BOB MANCUSO, JR.
MID-AMERICA EXPOSITIONS, INC.
7015 SPRING ST
OMAHA, NEBRASKA 68106-3518
(402) 346-8003 * FAX: (402) 346-5412

www.showofficeonline.com


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