You are cordially invited to an ambitious schedule of events offered during the 2019 Central Minnesota Farm Show – Tuesday, Feb. 26, Wednesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, Feb. 28.

Show organizers put a lot deal of work into increasing the excitement and information available at this year’s St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce farm show.

“We are working toward encouraging the younger next generation of ag producers to come to the show,” said Sheri Wegner, Central Minnesota Farm Show coordinator.

Here is a list of all the presentations you can expect at the 2019 show.

Top of the Hour presentations – Glenn Carlson Exhibitor’s Room South Corner

Topics on the Hour are 30-minute presentations by show vendors highlighting their product, services or available technology. Look for signage. This is a great time to talk one-on-one with ag experts.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

10 a.m. – Pluto Boes Legal

11 a.m. Peterson Farm Brothers

12 noon Johnson Seed

1 p.m. Rinke Noonan

Wednesday, Feb. 27

10 a.m. Dronography

11 a.m. Peterson Farm Brothers

12 noon Rejuv Medical Sports and Orthopedic Medicine

1 p.m. Pluto Boes Legal

2 p.m. Compeer Financial

Thursday, Feb. 28

10 a.m. Saddle Butte Ag

11 a.m. Rinke Noonan

1 p.m. Johnson Seed

Seminars

Seminars are 75 minutes in depth presentations on timely and relevant topics by industry professionals. The seminars are free to attend are located past the exhibit halls, past the concession stand and around the stairs. Follow the hallway toward the Kelly Inn, and you will find the Bell and Alexander rooms on the right side of the hallway with signage.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

10:30-11:45 a.m. Bell Room – “Carrying the Load: Is your Equipment Fit for the Road?” By Tom Schmidt and Keith Hacke

10:30-11:45 a.m. Alexander Room – “Grain Marketing Tips,” by Edward Usset, University of Minnesota Grain Marketing Economist

1:30-2:45 a.m. Bell and Alexander Rooms – “I’m Farming, and I Grow,” by Peterson Farm Bros. Sponsored by Steffes.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

10:30-11:45 a.m. Bell and Alexander Rooms – “Latest Trends with Used Farm Equipment Values,” by Greg Peterson, Machinery Pete

1:30-2:45 p.m. Bell and Alexander Rooms – “Machinery Pete Tales from the Auction Trail,” by Greg Peterson, Machinery Pete.

Machinery Pete is sponsored by Geringhoff, Advantage 1 Insurance Agency, Midwest Machinery Co, and Arnold’s.

Thursday, Feb. 28

10:30-11:45 a.m. Bell Room – “Transition Planning Part 1,” with panel including Jared Smith, Northwestern Mutual; Bethany Cross, Rinke Noonan, and Ryan Selleck, Country Financial

10:30-11:45 a.m. Alexander Room – “Truth in Tariffs, Trades and Taxation,” with panel including Tamara A. Nelson, AgriGrowth Director, Zach Freimark, Rep. Tom Emmer’s Ofice.

3-4:30 p.m. Bell and Alexander Rooms – “Transition Planning Part 2,” with panel including Jared Smith, Northwestern Mutual; Bethany Cross, Rinke Noonan, and Ryan Selleck, Country Financial