The 2019 Farm Progress Show kicks off this week in Decatur, Aug. 27-29, and Farm Progress editors and staff are excited to welcome visitors from all over the world to central Illinois.
You can follow along online with the #FPS19 hashtag, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. And check out these photos, some of our favorites from past Farm Progress Shows. Keep an eye out for our photographers this week — you just might find yourself here next!
The Farm Progress Show is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 and Aug. 28, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 29. Directions to the show:
From the northeast: From Champaign, take Interstate 72 west to Exit 150. Take Highway 25 south to Highway 24 west.
From the north: Take Route 51 south to I-72 east to Exit 144. Take Route 48 south to Brush College Road.
From the south: Take Route 51 north to I-72 east to Exit 144. Take Route 48 south to Brush College Road.
From the west: Take I-72 east to Exit 144. Take Route 48 south to Brush College Road.
From the east: Take Route 36 to Route 32 north to Route 105 west. Then take County Highway 25 north to Highway 24 west.
Tune into AM 1610 on your way to and from the show. University of Illinois staff will offer up show traffic and parking updates. The temporary radio station is exclusively for Farm Progress Show information, and can be picked up anywhere within 7 miles of the show site.