Five Reasons to Attend

There are several reasons you won’t want to miss the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo on Aug. 18–19 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida.

  1. The Most Comprehensive Educational Program Yet

The Expo prides itself on bringing the latest research to growers. Whether you’re a large-acreage production farmer or grow on a small scale, every attendee is guaranteed to learn something new.

The citrus seminar program will take place Wednesday morning and afternoon. The vegetable and specialty crop seminars will be held Thursday afternoon. The Florida Ag Issues Session will take place Thursday morning, covering topics of interest to all growers.

Check out the full seminar schedule here.

2. A Booming Trade Show

We are looking forward to bringing the industry back together in a big way. With more exhibitors than ever, attendees will find every imaginable product and service their farm could ever need.

3. Live Equipment Demonstrations

Expect to see live equipment demonstrations at Expo this year. Demonstrations of the latest technologies from Michelin will take place in the parking lot space outside of the seminar halls.

4. FFA Raffle and Networking Reception

The FFA raffle and networking reception are sure to be crowd favorites. The Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo provides an opportunity for Florida FFA officers to be able to connect with industry professionals. On Wednesday, FFA officers will be walking the trade show with raffle tickets for a fantastic Backyard BBQ Bundle, donated by Hays LTI.

The drawing will take place Wednesday afternoon during the networking reception. Cool down with a cold drink and some appetizers while mingling with fellow industry members and Expo exhibitors!

5.You Could Win a John Deere Gun Safe!

Make sure to register in advance for the Expo because all preregistered growers will be eligible for a chance to win a John Deere gun safe donated by Everglades Equipment Group. Click here or call 352-671-1909 to preregister.