School of Agriculture

51st Ag Mech Show

The Farm Expo, considered the largest student-run agricultural event in the country, will include displays of farm tractors and machinery, ag sales and service, ag management, emerging ag technology, livestock and crop supplies, conservation and ag structures. There will also be a variety of craft vendors upstairs in Western Hall, as well as free children's activities, including a bouncy house, face painting, a balloon artist and glitter tattoos.                                                                      Join us on March 4 & 5 in Western Hall.

Vendor Information

 Thank you to MTC Communications for sponsoring the hospitality area during the show.

Getting to the show

From the Chicago area: travel west on I-88 or I-80. On I-88W, exit #1A to I-74 east to Peoria. On I-80W, exit I-74 east to Peoria. On I-74 east, exit #46A to U.S. 34 west to Galesburg/Monmouth. At Monmouth, travel Highway 67 south, 30 miles to Macomb. Take a right at the stoplight onto University Drive. Q Lot and Western Hall will be on your left.

From St. Louis and other points south: Travel U.S. 67 north to Macomb through Illinois; OR travel I-70 west or U.S. 40/61 north to U.S. 61 north. At Hannibal, travel U.S. 36 east to I-172/U.S. 336/IL 94 north. At Carthage,travel U.S. 136 east 25 miles to Macomb. Turn left on Wigwam Hollow Rd. Turn right onto University Drive. Turn left onto Western Ave. and then back again onto University Drive. Western Hall is on your right and you may park in the large lot (Q Lot) to the east of Western Hall.

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Local Hotels


WIU Aggies & Friends Alumni Social

Visit with fellow Leathernecks and friends of WIU at the WIU Aggies & Friends Alumni Social on the evening of March 4 at the Ice House in Macomb.  Appetizers and a cash bar will be available, as well as a silent auction. We will also be recognizing the 2023 School of Agriculture Distinguished Alumni.

The Ice House (formerly The Pace)

301 N Campbell  ~ Macomb

$10 for adults

$5 for students

Register Here

Aggies Social Invite


Vendors attending the 2023 show