Celebrating Over 50 Years of Farm Progress Show Success
Check out the links on the left for more information about the hosts and host locations about the long history of the "Super Bowl of Agriculture."
Link to Past Hosts and Locations
Prairie Farmer magazine, a flagship of Farm Progress Companies, was instrumental in the development of the Farm Progress Show.
From 1924 through 1941, Prairie Farmer sponsored corn husking contests. Early in 1953, Prairie Farmer joined forces with WLS-Radio in
The first Farm Progress Show took place on
The 2005 show marked the first show at its permanent biennial
The latest milestone for the show is establishing a second feature-filled permanent biennial site near
The show now rotates between the Decatur and Boone sites and offers two excellent, long-term, weather-resistant facilities for the nation's largest outdoor farm show. Both show locations have been designed with highly developed infrastructures and conveniences for exhibitors and show visitors.
Today, the Farm Progress show enjoys a long and rich history. The Farm Progress Show is the nation’s leading outdoor farm show and features the most extensive state-of-the art information and technology available for today’s agricultural producers. The country’s top agribusinesses, plus many regional and local manufacturers and suppliers, are regular exhibitors.
This major agriculture event gives visitors have the opportunity to see the latest equipment, seed, crop chemicals, field demonstrations, livestock handling and equine events, Ride ‘n Drive, rural life programs and entertainment, arts and crafts, and more. Farmers and ranchers from across
Please contact us with any inquiries or comments about the show; send an e-mail to [email protected]