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2019 Texas Farm Ranch and Wildlife Expo

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
- Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Taylor County Expo Center
9:00am

Booths available! Click here for pricing.

The Texas Farm Ranch and Wildlife Expo (TFRWE) is a unique, one-of-a-kind agribusiness event that serves as an opportunity for vendors to interface directly with a combination of farm, ranch and/or wildlife managers and rural consumers in the Big Country.

This event, hosted by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce’s Agricultural Committee, showcases more than 80 businesses and 150 booths with an attendance of 3,500 plus. The Texas Agrilife Extension Office provides continuing education opportunities for the Big Country agribusiness community.

The annual Agriculture Scholarship Luncheon – held on the second day of the event, honors the Farm Family of the Year, while raising money for local agriculture scholarships.

What to Expect

• More than 150 booths
• Attendance of 3,500 plus from the Big Country
• Continuing education opportunities provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
• Special live demos

Why Participate

• Reach a captive audience of potential customers
• Showcase your company’s products and services
• Connect with new and current customers
• Generate brand awareness
• Network with professionals from every facet of business

Demonstrations and Seminars for 2019

Dr. Temple Grandin

Join us Feb. 20 at 11:30 am at Taylor County Expo Center Display Building for the Agriculture Scholarship Luncheon sponsored by Capital Farm Credit. Meet the Agriculture Family of the Year sponsored by Taylor Electric Cooperative with entertainment by AISD’s Revolution.

Exhibitors at the 2018 TFRWE

Reach a captive audience

With over 150 booths and over 3,500 people, this is the place to learn about what’s new in the agriculture industry for the Big Country. Join us for the Texas Farm Ranch and Wildlife Expo – secure your spot today.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, Feb. 19

8:00 a.m. Big Country Range Management (3 CEUs)
Location: Western Heritage Ranch House
Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience
Lunch sponsored by Texas Section Society for Range Management & Middle Clear Fork Soil and Water Conservation District

8:30 a.m. Town & Country Women’s Fair
Location: Display Building

9:00 a.m. Trade Show Opens
Water Conservation Poster Contest on Display
Sponsored by Taylor Telecom

9:00 a.m. Registration for Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Annual Meeting
Location: Big Country Hall

10:00 a.m. Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Annual Meeting
Location: Big Country Hall

1:00 p.m. Cattle Stockmanship & Stewardship Clinic
Dr. Ron Gill, Extension livestock specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Location: Horse Barn
Sponsored by Abilene Livestock Auction

1:30 p.m. Cotton Production in 2019 (3 CEUs)
Location: Big Country Hall
Sponsored by Daniels Trading

6:00 p.m. Trade Show Closes

Wednesday, Feb. 20

8:00 a.m. Quail Management Seminar (3 CEUs)
Location: Western Heritage Ranch House
Sponsored by Jackson Brothers Feed & Seed

8:30 a.m. Backyard Pollinator Seminar (2 CEUs)
Location: Extension Conference Room

9:00 a.m. Trade Show Opens
Water Conservation Poster Contest on Display
Sponsored by Taylor Telecom

10:30 a.m. Quail Bird Dog Demonstration with Wes Barr
Location: Horse Barn
Sponsored by 95.1 the Wolf

11:30 a.m. Agriculture Scholarship Luncheon
Location: Display Building
Sponsored by Capital Farm Credit

1:30 p.m. Small Acreage Landowner Seminar (2 CEUs)
Extension Conference Room
Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience

2:00 p.m. Ask an Ag Attorney
James Decker
Coliseum Floor – Lawrence Hall Booth
Sponsored by First Financial Bank

3:00 p.m. Trade Show Closes