Southern Farm Show Feb. 4-6
The Southern Farm Show will be held Feb. 4-6 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh with more than 400 companies exhibiting agricultural equipment, technology and services.
Visitors can see cowdog demonstrations daily at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and enjoy bluegrass music by Brothers n’ Bluegrass at 11 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Graham Building.
The event, which is the largest agricultural show in the Carolinas and Virginia, is free.
A number of special events and meetings will be held during the Southern Farm Show, including the FFA Tractor & Truck Driving Competition Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. in the Hunt Horse Complex, equipment displays by the National Tractor Pullers Association & United Pullers of the Carolinas and the Southern National Draft Horse Pull on Feb. 6.
The annual Ag Development Forum will be held Feb. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in the Holshouser Building, with Commissioner Steve Troxler providing an update on the state of agriculture in North Carolina.
There will also be meetings of the N.C. Pork Council, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina and the N.C. Soybean Producers Association.