Fun facts about the World Ag Expo


The World Ag Expo begins on Feb. 11 in Tulare, California and the event brings in visitors from all over the world.

Here are some fun facts about the big event:

• World Ag Expo was established in 1968.

• 102,878 people came from 48 states and 65 countries to attend the 2019 show.

• World Ag Expo is produced by International Agri-Center, an education-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

• The International Agri-Center owns nearly 700 acres. Outside of the show grounds and parking lots, the remaining 400+ acres are farmed. Crops include hay, cotton, and almonds.

• World Ag Expo gives back to local non-profits through providing the opportunity to fundraise by managing more than 30 food booths at the show.

• World Ag Expo has over 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, which is equivalent to 45 football fields.

• There are approximately 622 dozen donuts consumed during World Ag Expo.

• Three semi-truck loads of electrical equipment are brought in for the three-day event.

• Approximately 400 private planes land at the Tulare Airport during World Ag Expo.