2013 Wichita Farm & Ranch Show November 5-7, 2013
The 19th annual Wichita Farm and Ranch Show will be held November 5th, 6th, and 7th at the Sam Fulco Pavilion located at the Kansas Pavilions. Doors open at 9:00 am daily with Tuesday night's close at 5:00 pm, Wednesday night's close at 7:00 pm and Thursday's wrap up at 4:00 pm.
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 will present Stewart Kennedy, entrepreneur & innovator on Thursday at 12:45 pm. Producers can stop by the American AgCredit display area and discuss current commodity markets, plus current/future farm and weather issues.
Featured at this year's farm show are a full line up sprayer, building and seed manufacturers and once again a full lineup of livestock handling equipment. On display will be the newest in grain and livestock trailers plus a full line of scales, squeeze chutes, farm tools and accessories to complement any farming operation.
KFRM will be sponsoring "Market Shoot-Out VII" on Tuesday, November 5th. It all starts with Kyle's famous ham sandwich at 5:00 pm. The market analysts for KFRM will return for the shoot-out and provide insight to the volatile markets. The price, supply, demand and world consumption will all certainly be discussed in an entertaining and educational format that will place Pete Loewen, Tom Leffler, Christ Havercamp, Mark Gold and Joe Vaclavik in the KFRM Corral for the "Market Shoot-Out VII". This will be the marketing event of the year for crops and livestock. For tickets and information call KFRM at 1.888.550.5376.
Local horsemanship clinician Scott Daily will be working the horse training demos twice daily. The free clinic is being held each day: Tuesday 10:00 am & 4:00 pm., Wednesday 11:30 am & 6:30 pm, Thursday 10:30 am and & 2:30 pm. Those attending Scott Daily Horsemanship Clinics can register to win 10 twelve foot corral panels and a six by nine walk-thru gate, courtesy of Behlen Horse Country.
For those looking to upgrade current livestock handling facilities, 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, Valley Vet Supply and Central City Scale are sponsoring the cattle squeeze chute demos each day: Tuesday 12:00 & 3:00 pm, Wednesday 1:30 pm & 5:00 pm, and Thursday at 12:30 pm. 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. By visiting the daily squeeze chute demos, attendees have the chance to win a free sorting stick. Check out 8-9 squeeze chutes in action!
Visitors can stop at the Information Desk and register for three $250 daily cash drawings plus a Thursday afternoon drawing for a Behlen Horse Country 40 foot Round Pen Corral and a six by nine walk-thru gate courtesy of the Wichita Farm & Ranch Show. (Must be 18 years of age or older).
Tuesday, November 6th 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday, November 7th 9 am - 7 pm
Thursday, November 8th 9 am - 4 pm
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