Hay & Forage Expo announces new name and location
25-26 at Boone, Iowa
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[February 10, 2014]
ST. CHARLES — Penton Farm
Progress' Hay & Forage Expo, formerly called the Hay Expo, has
announced its new name and alliance with Hay & Forage Grower
magazine. This year’s show is set for June 25 and 26 in Boone, Iowa,
at the Central Iowa Expo, which is also the location for the 2014
Farm Progress Show.
The Hay & Forage Expo presents the industry's latest technology,
and adding the word forage to its name recognizes the significance
of forage production techniques and technology at the show.
Central Iowa Expo to host show
The exhibit field and parking for the Hay & Forage Expo is within
the Central Iowa Expo facilities, and all field demonstrations will
be on the alfalfa acreage that will be used as parking area during
the 2014 Farm Progress Show in August. Improvements have been
underway at the site since its 2012 show, including paving the
"We are excited to bring the Hay & Forage Expo back to Boone,"
said Matt Jungmann, national events manager for Farm Progress.
"The facilities and services available to the visitors and
exhibitors make it a great location to host the show. And everyone
gets a ‘sneak peek’ at the new paved roads throughout the event site
and additional improvements."
Latest technology and field demonstrations
Visitors to this 28th annual event get exclusive access to the
latest hay and forage technology with an extensive exhibit field and
working demonstrations throughout each day.
"The Hay & Forage Expo offers the perfect combination of field
demonstrations and ag product displays. The exhibit field is the
place to discuss seed, hay marketing, crop production, conservation
and more," Jungmann said.
Working field demonstrations are a highlight of the Hay & Forage
Expo. The two-day hay extravaganza showcases mowing, conditioning,
tedding, merging, baling, hay handling and silage demonstrations on
alfalfa acreage. Visitors will be able to compare the various
equipment brands operating side by side under actual field
A 10-acre exhibit field highlights displays from the major and
short-line specialty manufacturers, seed, building and storage
facility suppliers, and a range of related product suppliers.
Exhibitors plan to present a multitude of products aimed at boosting
farmers' efficiency and profitability for their hay and forage
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Hay & Forage Grower alliance
The event is sponsored by Penton Farm Progress' Hay & Forage
Grower, Wallaces’ Farmer, Wisconsin Agriculturist, and The Farmer
"Hay & Forage Grower is proud to lend its name to this
prestigious event that offers forage equipment manufacturers the
opportunity to strut their stuff and growers the chance to see so
many machines in action," says Fae Holin, editor of Hay & Forage
For more information and Hay & Forage Grower content, visit
Plan to attend
The 2014 Hay & Forage Expo is set for June 25 and 26 from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. The show site is off Highway 30 east of Boone, Iowa, at
Central Iowa Expo. Admission is free; parking is $10 per vehicle.
The public is welcome. For more information, visit
[Text from file received from
Penton Farm Progress]