2013 Yakima Ag Expo readies for opening day

2013 Yakima Ag Expo readies for opening day
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The fourth annual Yakima Ag Expo is gearing up for opening day at the Yakima Valley Sundome.

State-of-the-art tractors arrived Tuesday as organizers ready to open the doors later this week.

The two-day event kicks off Thursday morning and showcases the latest farm products and technology.

Organizers say it's a big help for local industries.

"It's a huge part of our economy here in Yakima. So the fact that the farmers get to come together and basically rub elbows with the people they do business with and celebrate the season past and to come," said event organizer Kelly Gasseling. "it's a pretty fun event."

Doors open at 8 a.m. Thursday. The event is free to get into until 9 a.m.

It will cost you five dollars after that.