Hermiston Farm Fair - Seminars & Tradeshow
The 41st Annual Hermiston Farm Fair - Seminars & Tradeshow will be Wednesday, December 3, through Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Hwy 395. The Farm Fair is an agricultural forum co-sponsored by OSU Extension Service, the Agriculture Committee and the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce. Local agriculture-related businesses will be displaying their wares and services, both inside and outside the Conference Center. Agriculture-related seminars will be offered all three days.
New this year will be a High Residue Farming workshop. This workshop will cover the benefits and challenges of high residue farming, residue management, direct seeding, strip-tillage and the components of a high residue farming system. Speaker Andy McGuire is the Irrigated Cropping Systems Agronomist with WSU Extension in the Columbia Basin of Washington.The cost is $15. Class size is limited to only 20 participants. Pre-registration is required: http://irrigatedag.wsu.edu/hrfworkshops/
All sessions are free to attendees except for the Pesticide Core credit sessions and the High Residue Farming workshop. Oregon, Washington and Idaho pesticide recertification credits will be available, in addition to CCA credits. A complete Farm Fair agenda with pesticide credit hours will be available by mid to late November. An overview at a glance agenda is available.
The Hermiston Farm Fair Banquet will be held Thursday evening. A no-host social hour will begin the evening at 6:00 p.m. including entertainment, followed by dinner. Tickets are available from the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce at $25 per person. Location TBA.
The success of this event is dependent on our local vendors, educational speakers and our generous sponsors, which allow us to attract the best speakers on the latest topics. The Farm Fair is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and visit with friends and neighbors over a variety of freshly prepared refreshments courtesy of our local food processors. Come and treat yourself at the 41st Annual Hermiston Farm Fair Seminars and Tradeshow!
PLATINUM Corporate Sponsor
Pendleton Grain Growers, Inc.
GOLD Corporate Sponsor
DuPont Pioneer Seed/Research
Simplot Grower Solutions
Umatilla Electric Cooperative
SILVER Corporate Sponsor
Ag World Support Systems
Kuo Testing Labs
Morrow County Grain Growers
Pacific Ag LLC
River Point Farms