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The cattle on show are only one of the attractions at Farmfair International.

Big farm trade shows offer a chance to reconnect

Every year, Alberta’s farm shows attract hundreds of thousands of visitors — 
and socializing remains the major draw

Before there were smartphones, Twitter and Facebook, farmers perfected the art of social networking the good old-fashioned way — face to face at meetings, trade shows, and conferences during the busy winter season. And that’s still what keeps ’em coming back for Alberta’s two biggest farm shows. “For agricultural folk, whenever they gather, networking is […] Read more