ARMSTRONG, Iowa, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: ARTW) fiscal year 2011 annual meeting of shareholders will be held at 9:00 am Central Time on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at The Hotel Julien, 200 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001, 800-798-7098. www.hoteljuliendubuque.com. Registration begins at 8:45 am. The record date for purpose of shares to be voted was close of business on Monday, March 5, 2012. For all interested shareholders, Art's Way will provide a bus tour of their manufacturing facilities in eastern Iowa including Art's Way Vessels in Dubuque, Art's Way Manufacturing in West Union, and Art's Way Scientific in Monona. Lunch and refreshments will be served during the tour. If you plan on attending the bus tour, you must call Amanda at 712-864-3131 Ext 287 for reservations by 12:00 pm Central Time, April 19, 2012. We look forward to hosting you on a tour of three of our manufacturing facilities. About Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc. Art's Way manufactures and distributes farm machinery niche products including animal feed processing equipment, sugar beet defoliators and harvesters, land maintenance equipment, crop shredding equipment, plows, hay and forage equipment and top and bottom drive augers. After-market service parts are also an important part of the Company's business. We have two wholly owned subsidiaries. Art's Way Vessels, Inc. manufactures pressurized tanks and vessels and Art's Way Scientific, Inc. manufactures modular animal housing buildings and modular laboratories. For More Information, Contact: Jim Drewitz, Investor Relations830-669-2466 firstname.lastname@example.org Or visit the Company's website at www.artsway-mfg.com/ SOURCE Art's Way Manufacturing, Inc.