During the winter when you aren’t riding around the farm on your John Deere tractor, you might find yourself with a little extra free time. That being said, there are plenty of agricultural shows that you can put in your calendar to stay busy.

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We’ve take the time to put together a list of 10 events that you won’t want to miss this off-season. Enjoy!

2015 Quad Cities Farm Equipment Show

2015 Quad Cities Farm Show

When: January 18 – 20, 2015

Where: QCCA Expo Center, Rock Island, Ill.

About: The Quad Cities Farm Equipment Show will give farmers a chance to see some of the latest trends in agriculture first-hand, many of which are in the realm of technology.

Additional Information: More about the show

Midwest Ag Expo

Midwest Ag Expo

When: January 28 – 29, 2015

Where: 2205 CR 3000 North, Gordyville, Gifford, Ill.

About: The Midwest Ag Expo has more than 175 exhibitors. The show is dedicated to promoting the farm, industrial, outdoor power equipment, dairy and farmstead mechanization industry. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the event.

Additional Information: Event details

Power Show Ohio

Power Ohio Show

When: January 29, 30 and 31, 2015

Where: Ohio Expo Center – Columbus

About: Power Show Ohio is designed to showcase the latest construction equipment, agricultural equipment and outdoor power equipment for farmers across the country.

Additional Information: Attendee details

Iowa Power Farming Show

Iowa Power Farming

When: February 2 – 5, 2015

Where: Iowa Events Center, Des Moines

About: The Iowa Power Farming Show is the third largest indoor agricultural show in the U.S. There are seven acres of indoor displays and 1,840 booths full of demonstrations and equipment for farmers to enjoy.

Additional Information: Show features

Southern Farm Show

Southern Farm Show

When: February 4 – 6, 2015

Where: North Carolina State Fairgrounds

About: The Southern Farm Show includes 400 exhibiting companies, and it is the largest agricultural exposition in the Carolinas and Virginia. There is free admission, and farmers are encouraged to come together to discuss the latest advancements in the world of farming.

Additional Information: General information

World Ag Expo

World Ag Expo

When: February 10 – 12, 2015

Where: The International Agri-Center in Tulare, Calif.

About: The World Ag Expo is the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition. More than 1,400 exhibitors come to show off the latest technology, communications and farm equipment on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. There are also several free educational seminars for attendees on all things agriculture.

Additional Information: Attendee details

National Farm Machinery Show

National Farm Machinery Show

When: February 11 – 14, 2015

Where: Kentucky Exposition Center

About: The show will be filled with 860 exhibitors, making it the country’s largest indoor farm show that looks at nearly every major line of farming equipment. Farmers will be able to learn about everything from new technology to best business practices.

Additional Information: Attendee details

20th Annual Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic

When: February 26 – 28, 2015

Where: Phoenix Convention Center

About: The Commodity Classic is a one-of-a-kind tradeshow and convention that is farmer-focused and farmer-led. The goal is to educate agricultural professionals on everything they need to know to be successful year after year.

Additional Information: First time attendee details

The 2015 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show

Farm and Gin Show

When: February 27 – 28, 2015

Where: Memphis Cook Convention Center

About: The Mid-South Farm and Gin Show includes three exhibit floors full of educational opportunities for farmers who want to learn more about the latest agricultural technology and innovation. There are also 400 exhibitors and a wide variety of seminars to attend.

Additional Information: News releases

North American Farm & Power Show

Trade Expos

When: March 19 – 21, 2015

Where: Owatonna, MN; Four Seasons Complex and Steele County Fairground

About: The North American Farm and Power Show is dedicated to help farmers learn more about everything from new technology to business practices to help them reach their agricultural goals.

Additional Information: Exhibitor and product list

Each of these agricultural shows offers attendees an opportunity to better their operations for next year. Hopefully you’ll find some time during the busy off-season to attend a few! If you enjoyed this post or want to read others, feel free to connect with us on Facebook or Google+!

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