Feb 1-3 WNY Farm Show

Feb 1-3 WNY Farm Show

8th Annual WNY Farm Show


Free Admission

Agriculture Discovery Center and Showplex
Enter The Fairgrounds off of McKinley Parkway closest to Quinby Drive

 

The Fairgrounds, home of the Erie County Fair, will be hosting the 8th Annual WNY Farm Show February 1-3. The Show is hosted by the Erie County Agricultural Society which continuously looks for ways to promote agriculture and education within the community it serves.

 

Taking place in two heated buildings, the WNY Farm Show works to bring together the farming population and the services necessary for daily operation. Vendors for this year’s show include feed, seed, and equipment dealers, farm service providers, and various agriculture non-profits and agencies.

The Farmer Elite Toss returns, a hay bale throwing competition that is open to the public. Guests can try and toss hay bale the farthest to try and win prizes.  Participants can sign up beginning at 12:30pm daily inside the Showplex.

 The Harvest Theater, inside the Agriculture Discovery Center will host a variety of workshops and seminars. The WNY Farm Show will host Pesticide Re-certification courses twice daily. Each session will feature a different topic and is free to the public, however, space is limited. These courses are an excellent opportunity to earn spray credits prior to the 2017 growing season.

On Friday, February 3, there will be a Mechanics Competition open to high school students. Six stations will test the competitor’s knowledge of the assembly, tools and skills required to maintain and repair equipment. This is the first time the Farm Show has hosted an event of this kind.

In addition to vendors and seminars, the WNY Farm Show offers fun for the kids as well. Inside the Agriculture Discovery Center, kids will be treated to free Ag-tivities. Concessions will also be available throughout the show. 

 The WNY Farm Show will run Thursday, February 2 from 10:00am-4:00pm, Friday, February 3 from 10:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday February 4 from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Guests may enter the Hamburg Fairgrounds via McKinley Parkway at the gate closest to Quinby Drive. Those travelling with a GPS should use the address 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY 14075. The WNY Farm Show is located just 20 Minutes south of Buffalo.

For more information, visit WNYFarmShow.com or email wnyfarmshow@ecfair.org. or call 716-649-3900 ext. 6488

 

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