Cody Light (L) and Mark Spangler of GeoShack speak about the latest in laser and GPS technologies.
The Ohio-Michigan Equipment Dealers Association’s (OMEDA) 42nd Annual Power Show Ohio was held Jan. 27 to 29 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
New construction and outdoor power equipment, along with products and services representing more than 600 brands of equipment and supplies were on display within four buildings that covered more than 300,000 sq. ft. Featured equipment at the show included backhoes, tractors, skid steer loaders, commercial mowing equipment, all terrain vehicles and logging equipment.
The event also featured educational seminars including the session “Tapping Into the Shale Gas Boom in Ohio,” conducted by OSU Extension, Belmont County Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator, Stephen Schumacher. The program was designed to educate attendees regarding Eastern Ohio’s Utica and Marcellus shale energy reserves and how landowners and communities are being affected. Other sessions included a review on technologies available to assist farm productivity, Ohio’s emerging aquaculture industry, and laws governing truck weights and dimensions and road laws applicable to construction and farm machinery.