Tractors and vendors are beginning to line the Expo Park all in perpetration for the MAGIE Agricultural show. businesses from all over the state are anticipating a large crowd for this years MAGIE Ag show. Many vendors have been setting up for close to a week and are just now bringing in the "big" farm tech.
"You know the fun thing about magie is the fact that with all the technology that we have I mean every year it changes so much and everything is getting more and more computerized bigger better and faster," explains Jim Sargent.
The MAGIE expanded even more to include the arena lobby, despite all the extra space, veterans of the MAGIE say set up for this years show is quite simple.
"It's really not a complicated process, you just got to kind of have your ducks in a row. We've got our display normally we set up pretty close to the same way every time," says Mark Reimuth.
Loren Hawks has been involved with the MAGIE for several years, but he still remembers what it was like when he first started representing vw manufacturing out of Canada.
"Ah yeah you just learned the process I guess, but the first year I came of course I didn't know what to expect or anything, but they help you through it here," says Hawks.
And all vendors are very hopeful that the crowd numbers will exceed the previous year's attendance.
"Yeah I think we will, I think we will It's been a pretty good year for agriculture as a whole so I think we will see a lot of people and enthusiasm. It's always a good show and lots of new stuff and technology, it's always changing and yeah it's just a very good show," adds Hawks.