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Valley County Home & Ag Expo to be Held February 24-25

The Valley County Home & Ag Expo is just days away! Whether you’re thinking about remodeling, building or redesigning your home or are exploring ways to improve your farm or ranch operation, the Expo will have something for you!

ADMISSION IS FREE and you will have the opportunity to connect with over 35 regional businesses (see the complete list of exhibitors below). When you arrive, be sure to register for the Expo DOOR PRIZE for a chance to win $50 in Ord Area ChamberBucks (sponsored by Valley County Economic Development). Many vendors will be offering individual door prizes as well.

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Free seminars with industry experts will also occur throughout the event:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24Nebraska Extension Logo
4:00 pm: Chemigation Certification
Presented by Troy Ingram, Nebraska Extension Educator
Gain your chemigation certification so you can inject pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system to enhance your yields.  This session is for recertification and new chemigation applicators. If you plan to become certified, please call Nebraska Extension in Howard County at (308) 754-5422 to pre-register.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
9:00 am: Chemigation Certification
Presented by Troy Ingram, Nebraska Extension Educator
Gain your chemigation certification so you can inject pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system to enhance your yields.  This session is for recertification and new chemigation applicators. If you plan to become certified, please call Nebraska Extension in Howard County at (308) 754-5422 to pre-register.
11:00 am: Farm Succession – The Next Generation
Presented by Robert Tigner, Nebraska Extension Educator
Explore the principals of farm and ranch succession to plan for a seamless transition of your operation.
1:00 pm: Ag Economy Trends
Presented by Robert Tigner, Nebraska Extension Educator
We all have questions about the future ag economy. Learn about the upcoming crop market as well as a livestock update and outlook.
2:00 pm: Butterfly Gardening & Pollinators
Presented by Elizabeth Killinger, Nebraska Extension Educator
Buzz, buzz, buzz. What’s the buzz about pollinators? Find out about common pollinators in Nebraska and the plants you can plant to help attract them.

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Stop by for dinner on Friday or lunch on Saturday. Jubilee Events & Catering will be offering MEAL DEALS AND CONCESSIONS throughout the event.

2017 Expo Flyer
Grab your friends and family to explore all of the local offerings and enjoy the company of fellow community members during this year’s Expo! Join the Facebook event for continuous news and updates about the Expo.

2017 Expo Exhibitors

4H Council in Valley County
Advanced Satellites
Ag Advisory Services & Ag Service Associates
Ag Pro Insurance – GOLD SPONSOR
Agland Electric & Irrigation – SILVER SPONSOR
Buller Designscapes
Burwell Livestock Market
Farm Credit Services of America – GOLD SPONSOR
Foth Agricultural Services – BRONZE SPONSOR
Kokes Repair – BRONZE SPONSOR
Loomix Liquid Feeds & Schaeffer Lubricants
Loup Valley Ag Society
Loup Valley Old Iron Club
Maschka’s Building Center
Miller Power Sports – GOLD SPONSOR
MWB Broadcasting – SILVER SPONSOR
Nebraska Corn Growers Association
New Neighborhoods / VCED
Ord Area Chamber of Commerce
Phillipps Fencing
Plains Equipment Group
Quattrocchi Construction – BRONZE SPONSOR
Ryan Lumber Co.
Sack Lumber Company
Seed Solutions – SILVER SPONSOR
Sell Service – SILVER SPONSOR
Shelter Insurance
Split Ear Ranch
Stover Construction
Superior Foam & Coatings
Titan Machinery – BRONZE SPONSOR
Valley Auto Parts – Carquest
Valley County Community Foundation Fund
Vang’s Village Shoppe
Wadas, Inc.
Wolf, Inc. Auction & Real Estate

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