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2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo Special Events

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

sunbeltIf you are looking for the latest, most cutting edge agricultural technology, the Sunbelt Ag Expo is the place for you. We welcome our faithful visitors and exhibitors to the 41st annual edition of North America’s Premier Farm Show®, the Sunbelt Ag Expo!

2018 Show Guide

Special Events

Tuesday, October 16

  • 8:30 Media Breakfast, RW Griffin
    •  Exclusive breakfast for media to capture VIPs and learn about other special media events across the Expo grounds
  • 9:20 41st Sunbelt Ag Expo Opening Ceremony, RW Griffin
  • 9:40 Southeastern Hay Contest Awards Recognition, RW Griffin
  • 10:00 Ribbon Cutting- Agri-Supply Company (Building Naming)
  • 10:25 Ribbon Cutting- Kentucky Spotlight State
  • 10:45 Ribbon Cutting- Trinity Trailer (new location)
  • 12:00 Willie B. Withers Luncheon & Swisher Sweets Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Announcement (invitation only)
  • 2:30 Cow Milking Contest

Wednesday, October 17

  • 8:45-1:45 Youth Educational Challenges sponsored by Country Financial
  • 10:00 Georgia Department of Highway Safety Event – “Improve Georgia’s Yield Behind the Wheel”
  • 11:00 Youth Educational Opportunity- John Deere Opportunities
  • 11:00 Georgia Department of Agriculture Dog and Cat Spay and Neuter Sterilization Grant Awards Presentation
  • 1:00 Titan/Goodyear and Georgia FFA Foundation Tire Auction
  • 1:00 Young Farmer Terrell Weeks Spirit of Q’fest Site Judging
  • 1:30 Youth Educational Opportunity- Precision Ag is Decision Ag
  • 2:00 Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture and Forestry Lemonade and Leadership Social
  • 2:30 Youth Educational Challenge Awards Ceremony sponsored by Country Financial

Thursday, October 18

  • 2:30 Winner of Grand Prize and other major prize drawings

Other Events:

  • Laurie Jo’s cooking demos
  • Georgia Grown cooking demos
  • Catfish cooking demos
  • American Stock Dog Grand Finals
  • Hay and Field demos

Source: Sunbelt Ag Expo