A POPULAR two-day North Yorkshire show is back for 2024 and celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Ripon Farm Services’ New Year Show takes place on Wednesday, January 24 and Thursday, January 25 from 10am to 5pm at the Yorkshire Events Centre at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.

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Product specialists from Ripon Farm Services, Ripon Ground Care and Ripon Technology will be on hand to provide advice on machine choice, set-up, optimisation and job management. Visitors will be able to explore the latest innovations, speak to experts and see the products up close.

The star of the show will be the new John Deere 300M self-propelled sprayer. It’s smart, compact and fully integrated with John Deere Precision Ag Technology with advanced spray control systems to deliver high quality crop protection.

Richard Simpson, commercial director of Ripon Farm Services, said: “We are delighted to be showcasing the new John Deere 300M self-propelled sprayer, it was first introduced at Agritechnica in November last year so it’s great for it to be taking centre stage at our show in January.

“We can’t wait to welcome our customers and guests for what promises to be a very busy 20th anniversary event.”

York Press: Richard Simpson, commercial director of Ripon Farm ServicesRichard Simpson, commercial director of Ripon Farm Services (Image: Supplied)

A vast range of ground care machinery will be on display, from ride-on mowers through to pressure washers and hedge trimmers, plus a whole host of parts, tools and store items from brands like Milwaukee, Draper and Portek, to name but a few. With a range of toys and clothing, there's something for everyone.

In addition, the Ripon Technology Team will be on hand showing off the latest innovations to help customers reduce input costs and improve profitability through more efficient operations.

The show is housed in the warm and dry Yorkshire Events Centre at the Great Yorkshire Showground and over 5,000 people are expected to attend over the two days.

Richard said: “Apart from the stand-out John Deere machines, we will be showcasing our high-quality machinery, ground care and parts brands that are including Kramer, Bailey Trailers, Kuhn, Sumo, Dalbo, Ifor Williams, Stihl, Husqvarna and Spearhead.

"This really is the very best opportunity to see all that Ripon Farm Services has to offer in Agriculture and Turf Technology, New and Used Machinery, Parts and Services in one single location. We’ll also have some special show offers and a wide range of used equipment deals.

“Our specialists across all sectors will be on hand to answer any questions during the two days, so the event is truly a one-stop shop for farmers and ground care professionals across the north of England.”