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Husker Harvest Days

Husker Harvest Days is the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show. Located in Grand Island, Nebraska, the show features the latest equipment, supplies and technologies available to today’s producers. Field demonstrations and crop technology exhibits are geared to Nebraska and western Corn Belt agriculture. View the newest tractors, combines and harvesters, grain-handling equipment and irrigation technologies. Livestock handling demonstrations round out the learning opportunities. (Mid-September)

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Day 1

Welcome to Omaha, Nebraska. Take in the sights with a tour of the city and explore the Old Market area with its great food and unique shopping boutiques. Then settle in with a relaxing dinner and your overnight accommodations.

Day 2

After breakfast, depart on a tour of Valmont Industries to see the latest technology in crop irrigation and sensors. Then visit a grain farm to see the installed Valmont technology in action. Overnight in/near Grand Island/York and enjoy dinner as a group.

Day 3

Gear up for the Husker Harvest Show with an early breakfast. Enjoy a full day at the show, lunch voucher included, and then reminisce on your favorite displays and new technologies over dinner.

Day 4

Begin your day with breakfast before meeting with professionals from the Nebraska Irrigation Association. Then do some shopping at the Gretna Outlet Mall enroute to Des Moines, Iowa, where a hearty dinner and overnight accommodations await.

Day 5

Feed your quest for knowledge! Meet with Iowa State University’s agricultural program experts to learn about their practices and ongoing research.

Day 6

Take a John Deere factory tour and visit a grain farm and grain facility. Experience an afternoon of sightseeing, shopping and adventure (many customizable options are available!) and enjoy a mouth-watering steak or hog roast for dinner.

Day 7

Further customize your tour by adding additional days in Des Moines, or transfer to a second destination for leisure travel (Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, etc). Transfer to the Des Moines or Chicago airport for your journey home (or elsewhere).