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Each year, farmers attend Husker Harvest Days to see the latest innovations and meet with product experts. While there, they have the unmatched opportunity to participate in a number of exciting demonstrations of the latest farming implements and equipment. Below are some of the features you can expect to see in Grand Island, NE at Husker Harvest Days in 2021.
Experience the latest, most technologically advanced farm equipment in the world in action. Across 300+ acres, explore the latest equipment from top ag manufacturers in the field. Each day you’ll be able to see a new combine, grain cart or tillage tool at work in the fields.
The live cattle handling demonstrations will show the safe way to handle cattle. You can see the equipment at work in side-by-side comparisons of chutes and the latest technology.
Dr. Joe Jeffrey is back this year as the commentator of these cattle demonstrations. Jeffrey brings his humor and lengthy veterinary career experience to the show.
Producers attending Husker Harvest Days will get a chance to enhance their management skills, gain insights on marketing and learn more about how customer tastes are changing. Beef seminars will be held in the Livestock Industries Building.
Meet the editors from Nebraska Farmer and other Farm Progress brands. Editors from Nebraska Farmer, Dakota Farmer and Missouri Ruralist will be on stage at 1 p.m. each day of the show in the Hospitality Tent. They’ll be discussing what is making news in agriculture plus discussing the new products they’ve seen during the show.
Ron Knodel has been sharing his experiences with wild horses at Husker Harvest Days for over 21 years. He’s back again this year sharing different techniques and how he tames wild horses. Knodel spends his life working with horses in different phases of training. He draws from his experiences to bring these wild animals to civility over the course of the show. Catch him every day at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Join Tim Gifford for his daily stock dog demonstrations, where farmers learn how to train from pup on up. Gifford uses his dogs on his cow-calf operation to gather cows, move them from pasture to pasture and sort them in an alleyway. Gifford and his dogs will be demonstrating his techniques daily at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
The Autonomy Showcase provides a "hands off" demonstration experience that goes beyond auto-steering. At least two autonomous machines will be in operation each day of the show.
Raven will have on display:
Discover the latest and greatest ideas and products. With hundreds of exhibitors, this is your opportunity to walk around and see what's new from your favorite companies in addition to discovering new tech from up and comers. With many new products launching, Husker Harvest Days is proud to offer farmers an opportunity to discuss new products in person with the experts and specialists who built them.