Kewaunee County will host the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, the largest agricultural show in the state. The three day outdoor event has been traveling from county to county & host family farms since 1954, showcasing the latest improvements in agriculture, with hundreds of exhibitors. Aerica Bjurstrom, Kewaunee County UW Extension Agriculture Agent says the process of finding a host farm is just begining…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/K05.mp3|titles=Aerica Bjurstrom]
Bjurstrom says 1,000 to 1,200 volunteers will be needed for the show that has drawn up to 100,000 visitors at previous sites. Bringing that many visitors to the area is sure to have a large economic impact, but it is also a chance to show Kewaunee County off to a large number of people…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/K06.mp3|titles=Aerica Bjurstrom]
The Kewaunee County UW Extension is in the process of forming a Farm Technology Days Committee & is looking to start building a large group of volunteers…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/K07.mp3|titles=Aerica Bjurstrom]
If you would like to learn more about Wisconsin Farm Technology Days go to www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/ or call the Kewaunee County UW Extension office at (920)-388-7141.