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The 50th Anniversary of World Ag Expo Comes to a Close

Tulare, CA –The 2017 World Ag Expo came to a close on February 16, 2017, with large crowds, cutting-edge exhibits and a little bit of rain. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the world's largest annual agricultural exposition was

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World Ag Expo Announces 2017 Top-10 New Product Winners

Tulare, CA - Results are in for World Ag Expo's Top-10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America. The winners will be showcased February 14-16, 2017, during the 50th anniversary of World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. A group of

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Celebrations, Prayers and Condolences

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Passing of Barton Smith: We send our condolences to the family of Barton Smith. Barton passed away on February 8. A public memorial service will be held in his honor on March 25 in the Banquet Hall of Heritage Complex. Doors will open at 12:00 p.m. The service will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be followed by a meal. If you would like to bring something, desserts are welcome. Barton was a 50-year volunteer, a past chairman and a beloved friend to the International Agri-Center. He will be truly missed. Click here to read the obituary.  

Passing of Virginia Bosma: We send our condolences to the family of Virginia Bosma. Virginia was a volunteer on the Bark Spreading committee for World Ag Expo. She passed away on March 3, after a brief battle with cancer. A service will be held in her honor at noon on March 9, at Salser & Dillard Funeral Chapel. Our thoughts and prayers are with Virginia’s family. Click here to read the obituary.

Celebrate with Shirley Shahan! Shirley was recently featured in the April issue of Hot Rod Magazine! Shirley has been the subject of numerous articles, surrounding her racing career. Way to go, Shirley! Click the links below to read a few of the many stories about Shirley, the Drag-On-Lady!

Last Updated Monday, April 24, 2017 - 04:02 PM.