Wichita Farm and Ranch Show set for Nov. 6 to 8
Wichita Farm and Ranch Show organizers hope you reserve Nov. 6, 7 and 8 to attend the 18th annual farm show. The show is again located at the Sam Fulco Pavilion located at the Kansas Pavilions. Doors open at 9 a.m. daily and close on Nov. 6 at 5 p.m., Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.
Admission and parking at the Wichita Farm and Ranch Show are free. "We try to add some new events every year, to keep the show fresh and give the producers a reason to keep coming back each year," said Steve Guenthner, show manager.
American AgCredit along with the Wichita Farm & Ranch Show will presented "Tailgate Talk" each day of the show. Chat Nov. 6 with Tom Leffler, Nov. 7 with Troy Dumler and Nov. 8 with Mike Smith. Stop by the American AgCredit display area and discuss current commodity markets, current /future farm and weather issues.
Featured at this year's farm show are a full lineup of sprayer manufacturers and once again a full lineup of livestock handling equipment. See the newest in grain and livestock trailers plus a full line of scales and accessories to complement the trailers. Check out several new additions to the squeeze chute demonstrations.
Do the markets have your head spinning? Unsure of how to maintain profitability for your farm or ranch following two years of drought? Head to the Wichita Farm and Ranch Show for KFRM's "Market Shoot-Out VI" on Nov. 6. It all starts with Kyle's famous ham sandwich at 5 p.m. Who would have thought this year's market would be as volatile as the last two years? Speaking of volatility, the market analysts for KFRM will return for the shoot-out and provide insight to these volatile markets. The price, supply, demand and world consumption will all certainly be discussed in an entertaining and educational format what will place Pete Loewen, Tom Leffler, Christ Havercamp, Dan Smith and Joe Vaclavik in the KFRM Corral for the "Market Shoot-Out VI." If you don't want to be looking down the wrong end of the barrel when it comes to marketing your crops and livestock, then don't miss the marketing event of the year. For tickets and information call KFRM at 888-550-5376.
See local horsemanship clinician Scott Daily twice daily as he works the horse training demos. The free clinic is held each day: Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Nov. 7 at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Attend Scott Daily Horsemanship Clinics and register to win 10 twelve-foot corral panels and a six-by-nine walk-through gate courtesy of Behlen Horse Country.
Are you looking to upgrade your current livestock handling facilities? Are your facilities in good shape, and are they safe for your operators? These two questions can be answered by attending the daily squeeze chute and handling equipment demos at the show. KFTI FM 92.3 "Classic Country," Behlen Country and Central City Scale are sponsoring the cattle squeeze chute demos each day: Nov. 6 at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m., Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., and Nov. 8 at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Preston Hickman will be on hand at each demo administering the health supplies. Behlen Country is furnishing the crowding tub, chute panels and alleyway to correctly handle the cattle during the three days of cattle demos. Central City Scale will have their scale on hand recording weights. Visit the daily squeeze chute demos and have the chance to win a free sorting stick. Ernie Rodina, retail business manager with Purina Feed's, will emcee the squeeze chutes demonstrations and offer his comments on the livestock/feed industry.
Stop at the Information Desk and register for three $250 daily cash drawings plus a drawing for a Behlen Horse Country 40-foot Round Pen Corral and a six-by-nine walk-through gate courtesy of the Wichita Farm and Ranch Show. (Must be 18 years of age or older.)
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