Max Armstrong shares the story of how the Farm Progress Show got its start, noting that early founders wanted to connect big crowds that had gathered for corn picking contests to show the latest in farm equipment. He shares more on the history of the show and its establishment of two permanent used for the show.
Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.
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