The 2011 edition of the Cherokee County Ag Show will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center. There is no admission charge for this event.
The Ag Show has been one of the most popular events in Cherokee since 1994.
The purpose of the Ag show is to help inform and educate farmers on the new farming innovations and new field applications. This event will also help bring farmers together as a form of networking and to provide growers with more information.
The Cherokee Chamber Agri-Business Committee sponsors the Ag Show. Proceeds from the Ag Show fund the scholarship program. A scholarship is awarded to one senior from each of the Cherokee County schools.
The recipient must be entering Ag-related field or a field which supports the Ag industry.
At 9:30 a.m. the Iowa State University Pesticide training will begin.
Also at 9:30 the program Spend Smart, Eat Smart will be featured.
At 10:35 a.m. the program Eat Better Today, Feel Better for Life will be featured.
A free lunch will be served at noon. The lunch is sponsored by financial institutions and commodity groups of Cherokee County.
At 2 p.m. featured speaker Elwynn Taylor will be held. Taylor is the Professor of Ag Meteorology at Iowa State University and ISU Climatologist
If your business is interested in having a booth at this event, please contact Julie at the Chamber at 225-6414 as soon as possible. Last year's event drew around 400 people.
The Cherokee County Ag Show is sponsored by: Cherokee Chamber Agri-Business Committee.