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Mid-South Show Postponed Until 2021

Mid-South Show Postponed Until 2021

The 2020 Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show, scheduled for August 21-22 near Starkville, Miss., has been postponed until late summer of 2021. The show’s board of directors made the decision on April 23, citing the upheaval caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

36 Years Strong!

36 Years Strong!

ORGANIZED IN 1984 - Longest-running live logging/biomass event in the country and only such venue located in the heart of the South's teeming forest industry. GOOD MOMENTUM - Rock-solid, stronger than ever. GOOD TRACK RECORD - Strong, consistent show-to-show draw of...

Save The Date: August 21-22, 2020

Save The Date: August 21-22, 2020

The 2020 Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show is scheduled for August 21-22, 2020. The biennial event will be held in its traditional location on the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest approximately eight miles south of Starkville, Mississippi....

Mid-South’s Unique Blend Keeps Drawing Them In

Mid-South’s Unique Blend Keeps Drawing Them In

Looking for a skidder, loader, cutter, sawhead, processor, chipper, mulcher or delimber? Considering a different tire brand? In the market for a truck, trailer or lowboy? Shopping for insurance? Interested in contests or continuing education opportunities? Want to...

Recap of 2018 Show

Recap of 2018 Show

The Bulldogs might not have been on fire up in Lexington that Saturday, but it was a hot one down in Starkville. The calendar called Saturday, September 22 the first official day of fall, but summer had no plans to go down without a fight. The 2018 Mid-South Forestry...

Blazing Turnout!

Blazing Turnout!

Braving oppressive heat and humidity and temporarily brushing aside concerns over a tight market, participants in the 15th biennial Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show, held August 26-27 on a Mississippi State University forest near Starkville, Miss., turned out in...

Promising Display

Promising Display

A record number of manufacturers, dealers, distributors, agencies and service providers, representing at least 115 brands, will participate in the 2016 Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show. The 15th rendition of the event gets underway August 26 for two days at the...

Mid-South 2014 Recap

Mid-South 2014 Recap

When the dust settled on the last day of the 15th Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show, staged a few miles south of here September 19-20, the consensus among exhibitors, attendees and sponsors was that it was an exciting high-octane event, one distinguished by smiling...

MSU Historical Equipment Restored by Local Company

MSU Historical Equipment Restored by Local Company

A 66-year-old piece of forestry equipment on display at Mississippi State University was restored by the company that built it. The Logger’s Dream is a 1948 log loader manufactured by Louisville, Mississippi-based Taylor Machine Works. The equipment remains on display...