Messick's 2019 Open House Events

5 Great Reasons to Attend Messick's Open House Events

  • Biggest parts discounts of the year!
  • Factory representatives will be on-hand throughout the week to answer questions and collect feedback from customers.
  • Pesticide meetings will be held for Core and Category Points!
  • Interactive service & maintenance clinics will be held throughout the week and can provide some deep insight to your regular service procedures.
  • See the newest equipment from leading manufacturers
  • FREE FOOD! Pancake breakfasts, lunches and refreshments will be provided daily.

Abbottstown Schedule

MONDAY, JANUARY 21
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    PROTECTING OUR FARM WELLS & GROUNDWATER, COVER CROPS & WEED CONTROL, PESTICIDE SAFETY TRIVIA
    Penn State Extension educators Leon Ressler and Heidi Reed, PHD, will discuss The following topics: Protecting Our Farm Wells & Groundwater from Pesticides; Cover Crops & Weed Control; Interactive Pesticide Safety Trivia. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC
    SKID STEER / COMPACT TRACK LOADER - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: NEW HOLLAND SKIDLOADER SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will discuss New Holland skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your New Holland machine!
     
  • 11:00 AM: DISCBINE SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will talk  about the advantages of the New Holland MowMax Cutterbar System and will show you how to keep your machine trouble free and prevent down time. See the new 209 and 210 New Holland Discbine models with Quick Change knives standard!
     
  • 12:30 PM: SMALL SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will discuss what you can do keep your small square baler performing like new, and will provide preventative maintenance tips to help you prevent down time in the field.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24
  • 10:30 AM: PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN ON THE FARM
    Every year future farmers are lost to accidents that could have been prevented. Penn State Extension educator Kay Moyer will discuss the safety of our children on the farm and what can be done to keep our farms accident free. A free toy is available for families with children who attend. Limit 1 per family.
     
  • 11:30 AM: NEW HOLLAND LUBE & FILTER CLINIC
    A representative from New Holland lubricants will dispell the myths surrounding the various lubricant products on the market today, and what impact they may have on your machines. Find out how you can protect your most valuable investment by using the fluids engineered to keep your equipment in the field and performing at top efficiency. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH lubricants!! (Limit 1 per customer)
     
  • 12:30 PM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES FOR 2019, FIELD SAFETY, APPLICATOR TIPS, IDENTIFYING WEEDS
    Penn State Extension educators John Bray & Liz Bosak, PHD, will discuss the following topics: Field safety sprayer kit; Top Tips for Pesticide Applicators; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; How To Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25
  • 9:30 AM: FARM SAFETY ON THE ROAD
    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will discuss transporting farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Come and get your questions answered by the experts!
     
  • 11:00 AM: LARGE SQUARE BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss large square baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Learn about the Crop ID bale tagging system and the Crop RFV relative feed value system available from New Holland. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)
     
  • 12:30 PM: ROUND BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss round baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
  • 9:30 AM: KUBOTA COMPACT TRACTOR CLINIC
    Representatives from Messick’s will discuss compact tractor service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your machine!

Bendersville Schedule

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29
  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    PROTECTING OUR FARM WELLS & GROUNDWATER, COVER CROPS & WEED CONTROL, PESTICIDE SAFETY TRIVIA - Penn State Extension educators Leon Ressler and Heidi Reed, PHD, will discuss The following topics: Protecting Our Farm Wells & Groundwater from Pesticides; Cover Crops & Weed Control; Interactive Pesticide Safety Trivia. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS
     

Carlisle Schedule

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22
  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    FIELD SAFETY SPRAYER KIT, WHAT GOES IN YOUR TANK MATTERS, WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES FOR 2019, IDENTIFYING WEEDS - Penn State Extension educators John Bray & Liz Bosak, PHD, will discuss the following topics: Field safety sprayer kit; What goes in your tank matters; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS

  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC
    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!
     
  • 2:00 PM: NEW HOLLAND LUBE & FILTER CLINIC
    A representative from New Holland lubricants will dispell the myths surrounding the various lubricant products on the market today, and what impact they may have on your machines. Find out how you can protect your most valuable investment by using the fluids engineered to keep your equipment in the field and performing at top efficiency. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH lubricants!! (Limit 1 per customer)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23
  • 8:00 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:00 PM: PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN ON THE FARM
    Every year future farmers are lost to accidents that could have been prevented. Penn State Extension educator Kay Moyer will discuss the safety of our children on the farm and what can be done to keep our farms accident free. A free toy is available for families with children who attend. Limit 1 per family.
     
  • 10:30 AM: FARM SAFETY ON THE ROAD
    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will discuss transporting farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Come and get your questions answered by the experts!
     
  • 12:30 PM: ROUND BALER / SMALL BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss round baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)


Halifax Schedule

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: ROUND BALER / SMALL BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss round baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)
     
  • 12:30 PM: FARM SAFETY ON THE ROAD
    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will discuss transporting farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Come and get your questions answered by the experts!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    RECORD KEEPING, SPRAYER SAFETY, WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES IDENTIFYING WEEDS - Penn State Extension educators Del Voight and John Bray will discuss the following topics: Record Keeping; Sprayer Safety; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS
     
  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC
    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!
     
  • 2:00 PM: NEW HOLLAND LUBE & FILTER CLINIC
    A representative from New Holland lubricants will dispell the myths surrounding the various lubricant products on the market today, and what impact they may have on your machines. Find out how you can protect your most valuable investment by using the fluids engineered to keep your equipment in the field and performing at top efficiency. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH lubricants!! (Limit 1 per customer)

Elizabethtown Schedule

MONDAY, JANUARY 28
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    WHAT GOES IN YOUR TANK MATTERS, PREVENTING POLY TANK FAILURE, WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES FOR 2019, IDENTIFYING WEEDS
    Penn State Extension educators John Bray & Liz Bosak, PHD, will discuss the following topics: What goes in your tank matters; Poly Tanks – Prevent Failure; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS
     
  • 12:30 PM: KRONE BIG M / BIG X SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from Krone and Messick’s will discuss Krone Self Propelled hay and forage equipment service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Krone machine!
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:00 PM: PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN ON THE FARM
    Every year future farmers are lost to accidents that could have been prevented. Penn State Extension educator Kay Moyer will discuss the safety of our children on the farm and what can be done to keep our farms accident free. A free toy is available for families with children who attend. Limit 1 per family.
     
  • 11:00 AM: FARM SAFETY ON THE ROAD
    What are the laws concerning the transportation of farm equipment on the road? A state trooper will discuss transporting farm equipment on the highway, laws and safety tips. Come and get your questions answered by the experts!
     
  • 12:30 PM: NEW HOLLAND LUBE & FILTER CLINIC
    A representative from New Holland lubricants will dispell the myths surrounding the various lubricant products on the market today, and what impact they may have on your machines. Find out how you can protect your most valuable investment by using the fluids engineered to keep your equipment in the field and performing at top efficiency. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH lubricants!! (Limit 1 per customer)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: DISCBINE SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will talk  about the advantages of the New Holland MowMax Cutterbar System and will show you how to keep your machine trouble free and prevent down time. See the new 209 and 210 New Holland Discbine models with Quick Change knives standard!
     
  • 11:00 AM: NEW HOLLAND FORAGE HARVESTER SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will be on hand to show you maintenance tips to help you keep your Self-propelled or Pull-type harvester running at peak performance and how to prevent down time during the harvest!
     
  • 12:30 PM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    FIELD SAFETY SPRAYER KIT, PROTECTING WELLS & GROUNDWATER, WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES FOR 2019, IDENTIFYING WEEDS
    Penn State Extension educators John Bray & Liz Bosak, PHD,
    will discuss the following topics: Field safety sprayer kit; What goes in your tank matters; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: ROUND BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss round baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)
     
  • 11:00 AM: LARGE SQUARE BALER APPLICATION & SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Harvest Tec will discuss large square baler service and maintenance and how you can use New Holland application equipment and preservative to produce top quality dry hay. Learn about the Crop ID bale tagging system and the Crop RFV relative feed value system available from New Holland. Attend this clinic to receive a $25 voucher toward NH CropSaver!! (Limit 1 per customer)
     
  • 12:30 PM: SMALL SQUARE BALER SERVICE & MAINTENANCE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will discuss what you can do keep your small square baler performing like new, and will provide preventative maintenance tips to help you prevent down time in the field.
     
  • 6:30 PM: SPRAYER / PESTICIDE MEETING
    FIELD SAFETY SPRAYER KIT, PROTECTING WELLS & GROUNDWATER, WHAT’S NEW IN HERBICIDES FOR 2019, IDENTIFYING WEEDS
    Penn State Extension educators John Bray & Liz Bosak, PHD, will discuss the following topics: Field safety sprayer kit; What goes in your tank matters; What’s new in Herbicides for 2019; Identify & Manage Resistant Weeds. BRING YOUR LICENSE - WORTH 2 CORE AND 2 CATEGORY POINTS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: PANCAKE BREAKFAST
    Join us for a hot pancake breakfast!
     
  • 9:30 AM: NEW HOLLAND SKIDLOADER SERVICE CLINIC
    Representatives from New Holland and Messick’s will discuss New Holland skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your New Holland machine!
     
  • 12:30 PM: KUBOTA LIGHT CONSTRUCTION CLINIC
    Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader - Representatives from Kubota and Messick’s will discuss Kubota skid steer and compact track loader service and maintenance, and the common problems we see when machines are not well maintained. Come and learn what you can do to get the best performance and longest life out of your Kubota machine!