Organizers Gear Up for Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic
The 8th Annual Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic tradeshow is set for February 7, 8 and 9 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
January 24, 2012
The eighth annual Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic trade show is scheduled for February 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2012, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The indoor show will feature unique commercial agricultural exhibits, industry-related events, demonstrations, and workshops.
“The purpose of the Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic is to provide producers and land owners opportunities to meet with company reps, see new equipment, and learn more about the latest developments that can benefit agricultural operations and landowner stewardship,” said show executive Monica Hightower. Exhibitors already span national, regional, and local companies, including tractor and equipment manufacturers, irrigation specialists, seed suppliers, agricultural organizations and services, water specialists, outdoor building manufacturers, and much more.
To kick off the event, the Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic and Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Farm Show Breakfast featuring professional photographer Wyman Meinzer on Tuesday, February 7th at 8 a.m. Meinzer will discuss and highlight his renowned farm, ranch, and wildlife photography. Seating is limited and those interested in attending are encouraged to register as soon as possible by calling (806) 761-7000, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting www.lubbockchamber.com for further information.
The Texas Agrilife Extension Service will present Continuing Education Courses on Wednesday, February 8th. Producers interested in pre-registering may do so at (806) 775-1680. The National Weather Service will also present the Drought & Fire Workshop on Thursday, February 9th. Schedules for both educational sessions may be found at www.swclassic.com.
The Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday. Admission and parking are free at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, Texas, 79401. Additional information regarding exhibiting or attendance may be obtained from the Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic show office at (806) 798-7825, via e-mail at email@example.com, or by visiting www.swclassic.com.