Media & Press Releases

Media Contacts:

Show Manager – Melanie Wickham
1-877-697-7837 through August 6, 315-568-5120 August 7-9
mwickham@empirefarmdays.com

Publicist – Kara Lynn Dunn
315-465-7578
karalynn@gisco.net

A Media Center will be available on-site during the show with phone and fax, no Wi-Fi access. Please call ahead for Media Credentials and Parking Passes for qualified press.

Download: 2018 Empire Farm Days Show Program (.pdf)

Press Photo Gallery:

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2018 Press Releases:

  • 2018 EFD Daily Schedules ( .pdf )
  • 2018 Show Roundup Release: Paragraph style with more details
    ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • 2018 Show Roundup Release: Shorter bullet-style
    ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • 2018 ESPG, Empire Farm Days Transition Team Announced ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Ag Leaders to be Applauded at 2018 Empire Farm Days Luncheon ( .pdf | photo )
  • Beef Up Your Farm Enterprise at Empire Farm Days ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • Cover Crop Demos: Options for Summer Heat, Soil Compaction, Pollinators, BioFumigants ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 | photo 3 | photo 4 )
  • Craft Beverage Center: Speaker on Spotted Lanternfly and Invasive Impact on Grape and Hops Production ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Dairy Profit Seminars Set for 2018 ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Drone Demos: Get a Bird’s Eye View with UAS Drone Demonstrations ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Equine Programs: Retired, Rescued, Retrained Horses in Round Pen ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Equine Programs Add Begin Again Horse Rescue ( .pdf | .doc | photo | 13WHAM video )
  • Falcon Automated Soil Sampler Demos: Part of 4R Nutrient Stewardship Management Initiative ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Farm Bureau Family Education Center: Chicken Chat, Wheel of Ag, Grain Box Play Area, and much more! ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Fertilizer Demo: Proven Slow Release Product in 12:30 PM Tillage Demos ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Pre-Registration Open for NYS FFA Competitions at EFD ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • FFA Tractor Driving Safety Contestants Advised to Study for Competition; July 30 is Deadline to Pre-Register ( .pdf | .doc | photo)
  • FFA Welding Contest Pre-Registration Now Open ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Field Demos add Manure Application Demos for Less Odor ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • Forage Consultant Tom Klicer: Special Program Tuesday ONLY ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Irrigation Demo/Exhibit: Unattended Water Reel in Field, Options for All Size Farms ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Junior DAIRY LEADERS to Graduate 31 Students from 2 States: Wednesday, August 8 ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Learn Water Safety, Try Watercraft on the Farm Pond ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • New York State Agriculture and Markets Exhibit ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • No More Picking Rocks! Stone Crusher/Forestry Mulcher Demo New in 2018 ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • NYCAMH Provides Farm Safety Info and Health Screenings at Empire Farm Day ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Old Iron: Antique Tractors Preserve Agricultural Heritage at 2018 EFD ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Scholarship Winner to be Recognized at EFD AG Leader Luncheon ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Soil Health Center at EFD: Washington, DC; Cornell University; and Extension Soil ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • USDA Apple and Grape Grafting Demos ( .pdf | .doc | photo 1 | photo 2 )
  • Worker Protection – Pesticide Handling Training at EFD: Recertification Credits Available ( .pdf | .doc )

Also See:

  • 2017 EFD Prize Winners:  ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • Celebrating 32 Years of Service to ESPG and EFD by Melanie Wickham  ( .pdf | .doc | photo )
  • EFD Easy to Reach Directions  ( .pdf | .doc )
  • Mark Your Calendar: 2018 EFD with EFD History Timeline  ( .pdf | .doc )

Please CLICK BELOW for Releases & Media from previous Empire Farm Days shows:

Press Releases & Media:  2017 | 2016 | 2015