Crawford County Farm Show sets plans for June event

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BUCYRUS, Ohio – The Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association (CAFMA) will be hosting the 10th annual Farm Show at the Crawford County Fairgrounds June 18- 20.

“Our Association is pleased to host this annual event. As with past years, we expect a diversified show of vintage farm tractors and equipment of every conceivable brand on display. There will also be a variety of related attractions for the entire family,” stated Earl Smith, CAFMA President.

Event

This year’s event will include the 2010 State Club Show for the Massey-Harris / Ferguson Club of Ohio. The storied history of this agriculture equipment dates back to 1847 when Daniel Massey founded his company in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada.

The company headquarters was relocated to Toronto, Canada in 1879. In 1958 Massey-Harris became known as Massey Ferguson following a merger with Ferguson in 1953. Today the company exists as a brand name used by AGCO, but remains a popular seller around the world.

Farm Show Announcement

The first major activity of this year’s show is the Pork Chop Super to be held June 18 with the public invited. There will be live music with a bake sale auction to follow. Additional Farm Show appeal includes the annual tractor-pulling contests to be held June 19. There are numerous classes in this event providing a wide range of competition, including: Antique Tractor Pull, Open Tractor Pull and Truck Pull.

The popular Kiddy pedal tractor pull is scheduled that same day. The Garden tractor pull is on the docket for June 20. The antique tractor parade that travels through downtown Bucyrus.

The Crawford Museum of Agriculture located on the fairgrounds lures countless visitors each year. CAFMA raised funds several years ago for the spacious and well-appointed museum. Throughout the Museum, you will enjoy informative displays of historic farm equipment and tools.

The Museum will be open to the viewing public, at no cost, to those attending the Farm Show.

For additional information, contact Earl Smith, CAFMA President at: 419-569-3285.

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