The snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains are the majestic backdrop for the 2011 World Ag Expo held amid sun-drenched skies at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, Calif.
The Parsons brothers, from left, Jordan, Kurt, and Steven, check out a John Deere combine during World Ag Expo. The Parsons family operates Parsons and Sons Custom Harvesting and Farming based in Ducor, Calif.
Clyde Ulrich, president, Sierra Packaging Solutions, Kingsburg, Calif., with a plastic stretch wrap roping machine at World Ag Expo.
Arizonans attending World Ag Expo include, from left, cotton growers Dennis Palmer; son Matt Palmer; Kade Whitmer and father Bret Whitmer; plus Palmer Goodman, Eastern Arizona AG Center, all of Thatcher.
About 1,200 international visitors from 64 nations attended World Ag Expo including these Brazilians, from left, Durval Dourado Neto, farmer and University of São Pablo (USP) general agriculture professor; and USP students Ligia Moda, Terumi Kamimura, and Carla Campanaro.