The winter trade show circuit picks up more steam in mid-January, as BBI joins one of its key dealers, Agro Chem, for Indiana’s Fort Wayne Farm Show.

2013 marks the twenty-third year that Fort Wayne’s Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has served as a connecting point between Indiana’s farming community and representatives from multiple agribusiness sectors, including farming equipment, supplies, and services. This year’s show will run from January 15-17 and feature nearly 375 vendor participants.

In addition to the hundreds of vendor booths and exhibits, the Fort Wayne Farm Show will feature a full slate of educational seminars from the Northeastern Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Purdue Extension.

Gerry Winters, BBI’s territory sales manager for the northeastern United States, will join the team from Agro Chem, BBI’s partner dealer in Indiana, for the Fort Wayne Farm Show. While Agro Chem has multiple locations serving Indiana and Ohio, the team there is especially proud to participate in the Fort Wayne show, as it takes place in the back yard of their Wabash, Indiana headquarters.

For this year’s event, Winters and Agro Chem will be showing MagnaSpread, BBI’s flagship line of hydraulic granular fertilizer and lime spreaders optimized for precision agriculture. MagnaSpread is available in single-axle, tandem-axle, pull-type, and truck-mount options. All MagnaSpread models feature BBI’s exclusive Binary Manifold, a variable rate-ready hydraulic manifold that makes connecting to precision agriculture controls a snap.

"We appreciate the opportunity to connect with the Indiana farming community, along with our partner, Agro Chem, at this year’s Fort Wayne Farm Show,” stated Lee Kilpatrick, Director of Sales and Marketing at BBI.  “I know that I can speak for Gerry Winters and say that this is one of our favorite trips to see our customer base. Indiana farmers are very good at what they do, making huge contributions to the country’s corn and soybean production through deployment of precision agriculture technology and advance farming techniques. On top of that, they’re just good people, very committed to their role in feeding our country and world.”

For more information on the Fort Wayne Farm Show, slated for January 15-17 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, go to the show website at