Previewing Farm Progress Show

Cindy ZimmermanFarm Progress Show

More than a dozen agricultural journalists got the annual sneak preview of the 2012 Farm Progress Show this week in Boone, Iowa. The show will be held August 28-30 – yes, that is already next week!

Don Tourte, Vice President of Sales & Events for Farm Progress Show, welcomed the journalists attending the Media Advance and talked about some of the new information technology that will be used to help visitors navigate and enjoy the show this year.

Four web cameras, sponsored by Slingshot brand from Raven Industries, have been installed on the show site to see what’s going on during show days right from the FPS website.

Interactive map and exhibitor list is also featured to allow visitors to map their days at the show in advance.

A Farm Progress Show app is now available for free download to your Android or iPhone. Just search for “Farm Progress Show” in your store and download for free.

Phone delivered voice messages from Max Armstrong during the show days you choose when you register. Updates will include traffic updates, field demo reminders, program info and more! Call 708-675-4648 and follow prompts to register.

And FPS is also on Facebook and Twitter. No excuse for not knowing what’s happening at the show this year.