Friday, February 17, 2017/Categories: General News, Ag Conferences, Videos, Today's Top 5, People in Ag
BILLINGS, MT (February 17, 2017) – The 41st Annual Montana Agri-Trade Exposition (MATE) Show and Home and Health Expo kicked off in Billings on Thursday at MetraPark. The three day show runs thru Saturday, February 18th.
Jennifer Boka is the NILE and MATE Show General Manager and talked with the Northern Ag Network’s Russell Nemetz about this year’s MATE Show.
Over 600 trade show booths fill up the MetraPark’s Expo Center, Montana Pavilion and Courtyard.
This year’s grand prizes include a John Deere Zero Turn Mower, a set of hearing aids and a ton of SweetPro feed from Agri-Best Feeds.
For more information, visit www.themateshow.com.
Source: Russell Nemetz-Northern Ag Network
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