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Wisconsin Farm Tech Days postponed until 2021

Huntsinger Farms will still host the event in Eau Claire, now scheduled for July 20-22, 2021.

April 16, 2020

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SHOW RESCHEDULED: Due to COVID-19, this year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County has been postponed until July 20-22, 2021. Fran O'Leary

The executive committee of the 2020 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire announced that it is postponing this year’s event until July 20-22, 2021, because of the impact COVID-19 is anticipated to have across Wisconsin this year. Huntsinger Farms, the 2020 host farm, has offered to host the 2021 show in Eau Claire.

Eau Claire County will fill a gap year in the WFTD schedule, as there was no show planned for 2021.

The decision was made by the executive committee after discussion and input from Eau Claire County officials, sponsors, volunteers and exhibitors.

“The health and safety of all our attendees, volunteers and exhibitors is our primary concern, and we felt we could not proceed with 2020 plans based on the ever-changing COVID-19 situation,” says John Leary, executive chair of the 2020 show. “We are grateful to the Rygg family for their extraordinary offer to host the show on their Huntsinger Farms Eau Claire property in 2021. Collectively, the committee and the Rygg family are committed to building on the exciting plans we already had in place for this year to make next year’s show even better.”

Eric Rygg, president of Huntsinger Farms and its Silver Spring Foods subsidiary, adds, “While we’re disappointed that the 2020 show won’t happen, we’re excited that we’ve been able to accommodate shifting Farm Technology Days to 2021. I know it’s going to be an awesome event that shows both the resilience and the promising future of the Wisconsin ag community.”

Leary notes that Eau Claire County officials have moved quickly in this very busy time to work with the committee for next year’s dates. The executive committee will reconvene this summer to pick up the plans already in place and start augmenting them for 2021.

“The silver lining is that with all of the great plans for this year already in place, we will be able to produce an even better show for next year,” Leary says.

Source: Huntsinger Farms, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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