2020 Western Farm Show to Offer
Latest Technologies and Fun Family Attractions
59th Annual Event Returns Feb. 21-23
to the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2019) — With hundreds of exhibits and acres of things to see and do, the 2020 Western Farm Show will once again provide a highly informative and entertaining experience for farm and ranch families from throughout the region.
The popular show, now in its 59th season, will be held Friday through Sunday, February 21-23, at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri. Attendees can browse 400,000 square feet of exhibit space, all under one roof, to view aisles and aisles of new farm and ranch equipment, as well as wide-ranging displays of other agricultural products and services. New for 2020, a sampling of new products can be found by accessing the Attendees tab on the Western Farm Show website home page.
While the Western Farm Show has a strong focus on new equipment and the latest technologies, there are also numerous other exhibits and demonstrations attendees won’t want to miss. One of the most popular is the Stockmanship and Stewardship Low-Stress Livestock Handling Demonstration, sponsored by MFA Incorporated, to be held at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Scott Pavilion adjacent to the American Royal.
Free health care screenings will include blood pressure and hearing tests, tetanus shots, vision screening, glaucoma testing and children’s eye screening (infants to six years). Cholesterol screenings will also be offered for a nominal fee.
Dean said another show tradition, the FFA Food Drive, will be held Friday, drawing an expected 3,000 FFA students from Missouri and Kansas.
For attendees wanting to take a break from the trade show floor, a special area on the upper level of the American Royal is where the Family Living Center can be found. Attendees can shop here for clothing, crafts, food, and health and home décor products.
The Western Farm Show is produced by the Western Equipment Dealers Association, which represents regional agricultural equipment dealers. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. Adult tickets are $10 daily. Children ages 12 and under are free. A $3 off coupon is available by filling out a survey on the show’s website or visiting a participating dealer member of the Western Equipment Dealers Association.