August 29-31, 2017

DECATUR, ILLINOIS

Tuesday 8:00 – 5:00 | Wednesday 8:00 – 5:00 | Thursday 8:00 – 4:00

Schedule

Daily Schedule

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 29-30 Exhibits open All programs occur daily
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31 Exhibits open except where noted below.
Time Program Presenter/Organization Location
7:30 a.m. Opening ceremonies daily with fireworks on Wednesday Sponsored by Wyffels Hybrids Gate 1
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closes at 4 p.m. Thursday
Ride 'n' Drive Adjacent to tram loading
10 – 11 a.m. Ray Ainsworth horse-training demonstrations Ray Ainsworth, sponsored by Behlen Country and Blain's Farm & Fleet Lot 1009
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Precision field demonstrations North of exhibit field
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Grain Market Price Outlook for 2017 Crops Bryce Knorr, senior grain market analyst for Farm Futures Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Field demo trams are operational North of exhibit field
11 a.m. Drone demonstrations Conducted by Dennis Bowman, University of Illinois Extension, and various UAV companies North of exhibit field
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Corn combining demonstration North of exhibit field
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closes at 4 p.m. Thursday
Syngenta Square beer garden Sponsored by Syngenta Lot 48W
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Today's grain market update Farm Futures Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Making a Profit in 2018 Bryce Knorr, senior grain market analyst for Farm Futures Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633
12:00 – 1 p.m. Tiling demonstrations and nutrient reduction Illinois Land Improvement Contractors Association North of exhibit field
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Prairie Farmer Hour Hosted by Holly Spangler, Prairie Farmer editor Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633
1 – 2 p.m. Ray Ainsworth horse-training demonstrations Ray Ainsworth, sponsored by Behlen Country and Blain's Farm & Fleet Lot 1009
1:35 – 1:55 p.m. Building Trust, Respect and Inclusion in the Family Farm Business Patricia Tice, author and national speaker Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633
2 – 3 p.m. Tillage demonstration North of exhibit field
2 – 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday
"This Week in AgriBusiness" taping for a September-broadcasted show Max Armstrong, Orion Samuelson and Greg Soulje Prairie Farmer and Indiana Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent, Lot 633

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Tuesday, August 29
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Tuesday, August 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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