2015 Quad Cities
Farm Equipment Show
January 18-20, 2015  
QCCA Expo Center • Rock Island, IL
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2015 QUAD CITIES FARM SHOW A MUST FOR AREA FARMERS
JANUARY 18 THRU 20 AT QCCA EXPO CENTER


WHEN THE 24TH EDITION OF THE QUAD CITIES FARM SHOW MOVES INTO THE QCCA EXPO CENTER, ROCK ISLAND, FOR ITS ANNUAL 3 DAY RUN, SUNDAY THRU TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 THRU 20, IT WILL GIVE AREA FARMERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE EVERYTHING THAT’S NEEDED FOR THEIR FARM FOR THE NEXT PLANTING AND HARVESTING. THE SHOW WILL FEATURE OVER 200 COMPANIES SHOWING EVERYTHING THAT’S NEW; LONG LINE, SHORT LINE, SEEDS, SUPPLIES, CHEMICALS, LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT, GRAIN HANDLING, STORAGE, BUILDINGS, REPLACEMENT PARTS AND ALL THE NEW TECHNOLOGIES SO VITAL FOR PROFITS FROM COMPUTER SOFTWARE TO GPS SYSTEMS, PLUS SELF-PROPELLED SPRAYERS, SEED TENDERS AND AN OUTSTANDING SELECTION OF OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT.

THIS YEAR’S SHOW WILL GIVE AREA FARMERS A CHANCE TO SEE SOME OF THE NEWEST TRENDS IN AG FIRST HAND, AND A GREAT MANY OF THEM ARE IN TECHNOLOGY, ATTEMPTING TO MAKE EVERYTHING MORE EFFICIENT. FARMERS WILL SEE MORE IN-CAB DISPLAYS, MORE CREATURE COMFORTS INSIDE THE CABS, AND DESIGN CONTROL CHANGES THAT MAKE IT EASIER TO OPERATE TODAY’S HIGH TECH MACHINERY. GOOD ADVICE ON HOW TO HANDLE THE LARGER CROP AND THE LOWER PRICES FOR THIS YEAR AND POSSIBLY NEXT WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM MANY OF THE FINANCIAL COMPANIES THAT ARE EXHIBITING AS WELL AS GOOD INFORMATION FROM THE MANUFACTURERS ON WHAT THEY ARE DOING TO MAKE PLANTING AND HARVESTING FASTER AND MORE COST EFFICIENT THAN IN THE PAST, ESPECIALLY FROM THE SMALLER MANUFACTURERS WHO MAY REACT MORE NIMBLY THAN THE BIGGER COMPANIES.

ACCORDING TO SHOW MANAGER RICHARD SHERMAN, “MOST OF THE FARM SHOWS TODAY ARE SOLD OUT AS FARMERS ARE SEEING HOW WELL FARM SHOWS WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR INTERNET RESEARCH, AND COMPANIES REALIZE THAT THEY HAVE TO BE OUT TALKING DIRECTLY TO THE FARMER. ALL OF OUR EXHIBIT SPACE IS FILLED, WITH SOME COMPANIES EXHIBITING FOR THE FIRST TIME, LIKE O’C0NNELL FARM DRAINAGE PLOWS, MK SALES, LOUP ELECTRONICS, IOWA FIELDS, RYAN FLEX-TILL, CENTRAL ILLINOIS SCALE, LATHAM SEEDS, DULTMEIER SALES, AND SPRINGFIELD PLASTICS; SOME EXPANDING FROM SMALLER LOCATIONS LIKE Z & J FARMS AND REXCO AND OTHERS WHO HAVE BEEN HERE FOR MANY YEARS WITH LARGE DISPLAYS, INCLUDING CASE IH, KUNAU IMPLEMENT, BROKAW, BIRKEY’S, IOWA FARM EQUIPMENT, RIVER VALLEY TURF WITH JOHN DEERE, AGCO, SALFORD, YARGER, VANDEVOORDE, WINGFIELD, GEI, FERTILIZER DEALER, CORRECT TRUCK, VERMEER, OXBO, CALMER CORNHEADS, MARTIN EQUIPMENT AND VERN’S."

SHOW ADMISSION AND PARKING ARE ALL FREE.

SHOW HOURS ARE SUNDAY, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM, MONDAY, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM AND CLOSING DAY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM.

THE QCCA EXPO CENTER IS LOCATED AT 2621 FOURTH AVE. IN ROCK ISLAND, AND IT IS EASIEST TO TAKE 5TH AVE. AND THEN TURN LEFT AT 26TH ST. ON TO 4TH AVE. AT THE EXPO CENTER PARKING LOT.


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