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ACCU-STEEL CATTLE BUILDINGS

Accu-Steel cattle buildings have been pre-qualified for the Illinois Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The voluntary EQIP program offers financial and technical support to assist farmers in implementing conservation practices on eligible agricultural land. Through EQIP, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides federal grant assistance to help farmers plan and implement practices that improve sustainability for energy, soil, water, plant, air, animal and other natural resources on agricultural lands and private forest land.

 

Accu-Steel cattle buildings passed a rigorous qualification process to ensure all cattle structures will meet Illinois EQIP standards. The pre-engineered foundation of the cattle buildings helps to control manure runoff, improving animal waste management practices.

 

The pre-qualified status of an Accu-Steel cattle building not only helps producers meet the eligibility and application requirements of EQIP, but also offers cost advantages as well. “Being pre-qualified allows us to offset the expense of hiring an engineer to inspect each structure. That translates to a lower overall cost for the customer,” says Shane Schechinger, vice president agricultural sales, Accu-Steel.

 

Click here for more information on the advantages of choosing an Accu-Steel fabric covered cattle building.

 

To learn more about the Illinois EQIP program, click here.

 

THE TENNIS CENTER AT SAND POINT

Two Accu-Steel Crossover buildings were recently completed in Seattle, WA to house a year-round public tennis fabric-covered-tennis-court-facilityfacility. The Tennis Center at Sand Point features 10 indoor tennis courts, Pro shop, spectator viewing platform, full service café, and snack bar.

 

The facility was constructed from two side-by-side Accu-Steel Crossover buildings measuring 120′ x 372′ and 120′ x 240′. The buildings are joined by a covered walkway and are located adjacent to a public park area.

 

A grand opening held August 30th treated Seattle residents to a free weekend of clinics, open court time, lessons from tennis pros and U.S. Open viewing on a big screen television. To learn more about the Tennis Center at Sand Point, visitwww.tenniscentersandpoint.com.

 

48TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW

The Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association (IFCA) Convention will take place January 20 – 22 at the Peoria Civic Center. A trade show will be held Tuesday, January 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Peoria Civic Center in the main exhibit halls.

 

The 48th annual convention and trade show is considered a premier event for the fertilizer and agricultural chemical industry — offering educational sessions and showcasing current trends, products, and services in the fertilizer and agricultural chemical industry. Visit Accu-Steel at booth No. 603 to see the latest in its fabric-covered building solutions.

 

For more information on the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association Convention, click here.

 

SHOWCASING LATEST FABRIC COVERED BUILDINGS

Join Accu-Steel at the Quad Cities Farm Equipment Show on January 19 – 21 at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island, Illinois. The popular farm show boasts more than 200 exhibitors in all. Accu-Steel will be on hand to showcase the latest in its fabric-covered building solutions.

 

The annual event attracts thousands of attendees each year and is the only farm show in the Quad Cities area. The show offers a varied mix of products, including supplies, technology, buildings, seeds, chemicals, crop insurance and financial services.

 

Farm Equipment Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Admission and parking are free.

 

 

2014 KENTUCKY CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

Accu-Steel will be among more than 100 companies exhibiting the latest products and services at the 2014 Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Ag Industry Trade Show. The annual event will be held at the Lexington Convention Center January 16-18.

 

The Lexington Convention Center offers 66,000 square feet to host exhibits and educational sessions showcasing the latest products and services available to enhance efficiency and profitability on the farm. This will mark Accu-Steel’s first visit to the trade show and we’re excited to be on-hand.

 

Trade Show Hours:
Thursday, January 16:  2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, January 17: 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 

Click here for more information and to register for the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Ag Industry Trade Show.

 

FARM TRENDS, TECHNOLOGY, AG PRODUCTS, & MORE

The National Farm Machinery Show and Championship Tractor Pull takes place February 12-15 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Accu-Steel will join over 850 exhibitors at the combined event that boasts an annual attendance of more than 310,000 visitors. Accu-Steel will exhibit at the show, in South Wing A booth No. 77, sharing the latest in its fabric covered building solutions.

 

The 49th annual National Farm Machinery Show offers four days of exploring the latest farm trends, technology, cutting-edge tools, agricultural products and services that help farmers and business professionals around the world. At this year’s show, visitors will be able to see, touch and learn about the future of farming and attend free seminars led by industry experts.

 

The National Farm Machinery Show is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., admission to the show is FREE and open to the public and parking is $8 per vehicle. Championship Tractor Pull ticket prices range from $40 – $45 and can be purchased at the Freedom Hall Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or at ticketmaster.com.

 

Click here for more information on the National Farm Machinery Show, or download the National Farm Machinery Show mobile app by searching “NFMS ’14” in the Apple Store, Android Market and BlackBerry’s App World.

 

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