What is in this article?:
• The Sunbelt Expo is ever changing, yet ever the same in its overall goal: to introduce the latest in agricultural production technology to U.S. farmers.
• If you farm, or if you want to farm, or if you have ever at any time felt close to the land, then the Expo is the place to be.
Win a new pickup
You’ll have the chance to register to win a new pickup truck in the Expo’s pickup and automotive exhibits. Also, be sure to register for the main gate door prize, a Massey Ferguson lawn tractor.
Backyard gardening will be the focus of daily presentations offered by Extension Service specialists in the Family Living building.
Hunting and fishing seminars and related exhibits will return to Agribusiness Building-4.
Beef cattle exhibits and seminars will again take place in the Bill Patten Beef Pavilion. Other special exhibit sections have been set aside for horses, dairy cattle, poultry, sheep and goats, and alpacas.
Portable sawmills will be operated in the western section of the exhibit grounds. All terrain vehicles and utility vehicles will be available for test-driving in the eastern part of the show grounds.
Antique tractors will return with a large display in the western section of the exhibit grounds, along with daily parades throughout the grounds.
Other special exhibit sections are devoted to lawn and garden equipment, fish ponds and commercial aquaculture, electricity and propane gas.
Expo visitors will find facilities available for overnight camping. The Spence Field site still has a 4,500-foot active runway, controlled during the farm show by the Federal Aviation Administration, and it is available for use by private and charter airplanes during Expo.
The show will be open to visitors each day starting at 8:30 a.m. Admission cost is $10 per person or $20 for a three-day pass. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free when accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
For additional information, contact the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, 290-G Harper Blvd., Moultrie, Ga. 31788. Phone: 229-985-1968, fax: 229-890-8518, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.sunbeltexpo.com.