World Ag Expo

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World Ag Expo
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A windrower on display at World Ag Expo 2011
StatusActive
GenreExposition
FrequencyAnnually
VenueInternational Agri-Center
Location(s)4500 S Laspina Street, Tulare, California
Coordinates36°09′58″N 119°19′36″W / 36.166168°N 119.326607°W / 36.166168; -119.326607Coordinates: 36°09′58″N 119°19′36″W / 36.166168°N 119.326607°W / 36.166168; -119.326607
CountryUnited States
Inaugurated1968 (1968)
Websitewww.worldagexpo.com

World Ag Expo is the largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition with over 1,450 exhibitors and an attendance of more than 100,000 each year. It is held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California, in the United States, starting on the second Tuesday of February. It has officially been designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce as an affiliate of the Foreign Buyer Program, which encourages export of American made goods. Prior to its 2001 rename, the event was called the California Farm Equipment Show and International Exposition.

Milestones[edit]

The show started in 1968 and was attended by 28,000 people. It outgrew its original home and moved to its current permanent location where it occupies 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, the International Agri-Center, in 1982.

World Ag Expo celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.[1]

The 2018 edition included a visit by US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, 1,480 exhibitors and 106,700 attendees from 49 states and 63 countries.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The 50th Anniversary of World Ag Expo Comes to a Close". International AgriCenter.

External links[edit]

Media related to World Ag Expo at Wikimedia Commons