Final preparations are underway for the 50th anniversary AgQuip field days (August 22-24).

Australia’s largest primary industry field days, Aon AgQuip will be celebrating 50 years, with the famous field day staging a number of key activities across the days of the event in Gunnedah.

AgQuip is located on its own dedicated site, just 8km west of Gunnedah, in the heart of the Liverpool Plains, one of Australia’s richest agricultural regions.

AgQuip is a symbol of modern-day Australian agriculture, since its early beginnings in 1973 it has paved and changed the way the agricultural industry conducts business. It is expected to showcase more than 3000 companies and attract tens of thousands of visitors from across the nation and overseas.

ACM Rural Events general manager Kate Nugent says Aon AgQuip field days is a great success story.

“It has enjoyed a long and rich history since its early beginning in 1973 and is recognised as a gigantic agri-marketing and sales promotion,” she said.

“The organising team will continue to lead the way, placing a great deal of emphasis on market-place results.

“As AgQuip takes shape as the annual meeting place of rural Australia, we are thrilled to once again focus on the future of Australian agriculture showcasing the latest innovations in farming equipment and ideas.

“Australia’s premier agricultural event will feature the most extensive range of state-of-the-art agricultural machinery and implements, information and technology available for today’s agricultural producers.”

The nation’s major agribusinesses, plus many regional and local manufacturers and suppliers, are regular exhibitors.

There are 10 exhibitors who have been with the event since its inception in 1973.

The Aon AgQuip field days has already attracted interest from Asian, European, North and South American and South Pacific agricultural companies wishing to exhibit or be represented at this year’s event..

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