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Sunbelt Ag Expo Boasts More Than 100,000 Attendees in Ga.

Preston Smith (second from L), Yancey Bros. Co., talks with (L-R) Darrell Dinsmore, Justin Lingefelt and Stan Pyles, all of Darrell Dinsmore Grading, Cumming, Ga., about the newest Cat products on display at the show.
The daily parade of antique tractors is always a crowd favorite at the Sunbelt Ag Expo.
Chainsaw carvers in the Husqvarna exhibit area create pieces of wood art.
A combination of representatives from JCB corporate, JCB of Georgia and MacKinnon JCB provided support for a successful show at the JCB exhibit. (L-R) are Farrin Barber, JCB; Neil Roundtree, MacKinnon JCB; and David Barker, Patrick Smith and George Chaney, all of JCB corporate in Savannah, Ga.
ASC Construction Equipment and Flagler Construction Equipment representatives stand ready to promote the SDLG LG948L wheel loader. (L-R) are Brian Mason, Flagler; Nick Tullo, SDLG sales and marketing manager; and Austin Seals and Mill Penny, Volvo sales of ASC.
Dave Hunter (second from L), SANY America SE regional manager, traveled to Moultrie to lend his support for South Georgia SANY excavator dealer, McMillan Machinery Sales, Thomasville, Ga. (L-R) are Tommy McMillan, Hunter, Keri McMillan Hopkins, Jim Stalvey and Richard Sanders.
Wes Barrett (L), Bobcat of Opelika, and David Habbard, Rental Inc./Bobcat of Dothan, talk at the event.
Philippe Bisson (L), Case Construction Equipment wheel loader product manager, Racine, Wis., and Randy Shavor, Case product specialist, stand ready to answer questions about the equipment.
Customers stop by the Flint Equipment Company display to inspect the latest CWP (Commercial Worksite Products) machines and attachments in its exhibit area.
Kevin Pittman (L) and Richard Headden of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Newnan, Ga., inform customers about the services the company provides.
Kyle Goforth (L), ag sales coordinator representative of Atlantic & Southern Equipment, and Giorgio Carera, CEO of FAE USA, showcase various machine/attachment combinations

An estimated 100,000-plus attendees turned out for this year's annual Sunbelt Ag Expo on Oct. 14 to 16 in Moultrie, Ga.

Known by many as “North America's Premier Farm Show,” this year's expo had more than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing thousands of agricultural products and services. Close to 150 exhibitors were new to the event. Over the years, the show has become one of the country's largest expositions of farm and farm related equipment. The 1,680 acre property provides plenty of wide open space for exhibit and hands-on demonstration areas.

This year, attendees saw SANY excavators for the first time, which were displayed in the McMillan Machinery Sales exhibit.

SDLG and its southeast dealers, ASC Construction Equipment and Flagler Construction Equipment, said they learned from last year's Sunbelt Ag Expo. The dealers brought an SDLG LG938L, 2.4 cu. yd. (2.2 cu m) wheel loader for display at last year's show. Based on customers' requests, this year, the dealers bought the new SDLG LG948L 3 cu. yd. (2.3 cu m) wheel loader to the show. As a result, the loader was the focal point of the exhibit and garnered a lot of attention.

For more information, visit www.sunbeltag.com.