Ohio State Hosts 50th Annual Farm Science Review, Attracts 115,000 Attendees

Fri October 12, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Larry Barnes of KE Rose Company meets up with Fisher Engineering’s Norm Klimko and Gregg Becker, also of KE Rose Company, to discuss snowplows and other truck equipment and accessories.
(L-R): Larry Barnes of KE Rose Company meets up with Fisher Engineering’s Norm Klimko and Gregg Becker, also of KE Rose Company, to discuss snowplows and other truck equipment and accessories.
(L-R): Larry Barnes of KE Rose Company meets up with Fisher Engineering’s Norm Klimko and Gregg Becker, also of KE Rose Company, to discuss snowplows and other truck equipment and accessories. Gehl’s Scott Begg (L) speaks with Phillip Bauer of Bauer Jersey Farms on the 540 articulated loader. (L-R): John Deere Representative John Fleming; Murphy Tractor and Equipment’s Allison Cramer; Cope Farm Equipment’s Ron Brannon; Murphy Tractor and Equipment’s Dale Fortune; Shearer Equipment’s Chris Mills; and John Deere’s V Chuck Vorhees (L) and Brian Speelman of Ohio CAT had plenty of Caterpillar equipment solutions to discuss at the show. Mick Groom (L) of Taylor and Sons is joined by Green & Sons’ Steve Lepsik to discuss Kubota machines at the show. (L-R): JCB Representative Michael Chandler; AES JCB’s Tom Hoersten; and JCB’s John Sketchley enjoy the nice weather at the 50th Annual Farm Science Review. Dennis Alford (L) and Jenny Archibald of Michigan Equipment Dealers Association, were on hand to talk about their Power Show coming up in January. Jeff Szabo (L) and Mike Branham work the Bobcat Enterprises exhibit area where they had plenty of used machines on display. Hiniker’s Wayne Buck shows the company’s 8.5 ft. (2.6 m) skid steer snowplow.

Farmers looking for rain all season finally found it on the first day of the 50th Annual Farm Science Review, held Sept. 18 to 20 at the Ohio State University’s 2,100-acre Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

Sponsored by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the event attracted a crowd of 115,000 attendees primarily from Ohio but also from all contiguous states and as far away as Florida, Arizona and Canada.

The event featured field demonstrations, educational programs and conservation awards along with more than 600 exhibitors presenting their equipment, products and services.