Press Releases

Admission Gates named after local youth organizations
June 16, 2013
"Agribusiness...Cultivating Our Future" speaks to more than just the advances visitors will see in agricultural practices. The host county's agribusinesses have always been big on cultivating their real future – area youth!
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Scooters Available for People with Disabilities
May 30, 2013
Home Town Mobility is renting mobility scooters for the 2013 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Barron County for people with disabilities.
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Official T-Shirt of Farm Technology Days Unveiled
May 21, 2013
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Heritage farm equipment sought for display at Farm Technology Days
April 26, 2013
If collecting antique tractors is a hobby of yours, then you're going to be excited about this! Be a part of the heritage equipment display at 2013 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Barron County. Proudly display your pride and joy, volunteer, or just stop by and experience the machinery and labor saving equipment that paved the way for what farmers use today.
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Farm Technology Days Youth Tent offers many opportunities for youth to participate
April 13, 2013
The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Youth Tent offers many opportunities for youth to participate and explore in both indoor and outdoor activities. Members of the local 4-H, FFA, and Boys & Girls Clubs will showcase their talents and entertain attendees.
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AgStar Wins Bid on First 2013 Commemorative Tractor
April 8, 2013
This special edition red chrome model of the Co-op Model #3 tractor was purchased by AgStar of Rice Lake. The winning bid by AgStar was $1200.
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Adopt a Barrel for Farm Technology Days 2013
April 3, 2013
The Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to help decorate the grounds for the 2013 Farm Technology Days. The BCMGV will be planting over 100 25-30 gallon barrels with annuals and perennials to be displayed throughout the grounds.
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Barron County puts the "Technology" in Farm Technology Days
February 8, 2013
Barron County puts the “Technology” in Farm Technology Days, investing over $35,000 in a High Speed Internet System for the 3-Day event. The system will accommodate the technology needs of the vendors and administrative staff.
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"Honoring our Heritage – Cultivating the Future" Education and Entertainment sought for Family Living tent
February 8, 2013
The Family Living committee for the Barron County Farm Technology Days is seeking educators and entertainers for the Family Living tent during the 2013 event. The theme for the Family Living tent - "Honoring or Heritage – Cultivating the Future"
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Farmers Union Co-op No. 3 tractor Article
January 25, 2012
A Farmers Union Co-op No. 3 tractor that worked its way into the hearts of former Ridgeland farmer Fred Link, his sons and grandsons has been chosen as the Commemorative Tractor of the 2013 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. (Click here for more info) and link to article.
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Farm Technology Days Cookbook is a "Best Seller"
December 10, 2012
The Family Living Committee of Farm Technology Days 2013 has recognized Evie Vreeland and Dedra Demers of Miller's Cheese House of Rice Lake for their outstanding work in merchandising the committee's cookbook, "Blending the Tastes of Generations". Their business has sold more than 120 copies of the book since the end of July. Overall, Barron County Farm Technology Days has sold 3000 copies of their official cookbook.
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Family Living Committee of the 2013 Barron County Farm Technology Days is now accepting applications
August 7, 2012
The Family Living Committee of the 2013 Barron County Farm Technology Days (FTD) is accepting applications for individuals and organizations wanting to participate in the upcoming FTD event. The categories for participation are entertainment, education, and mercantile.
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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2013 Landmark Farm Project
July 11, 2012
The Landmark Farm committee of Barron County Farm Technology Days is announcing the Landmark Farm Project. The Landmark Farm Project provides the opportunity for local farms to show their support and help sponsor the upcoming Farm Technology Days event held July 2013.
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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2013 Cookbook
July 11, 2012
The Family Living Committee of the Barron County Farm Technology Days has published the cookbook entitled; “Blending Tastes of Generations.” The cookbook is part of the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days hosted in Barron County in July of 2013. The first copy of the new book was recently presented to 2013 host farm owners Alex and Mary Olson of the Breezy Hill Dairy in Dallas.
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Special Edition Commemorative Tractor to Be Auctioned At Fair
June 28, 2012
A special edition of the Farm Technology Days gold-colored commemorative tractor will be auctioned off before the Livestock Sale at the Barron County Fair this year. As part of each Farm Technology Days, the host county selects an agricultural implement to scale down and sell to collectors, enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the implement.
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Looking for a fun way to raise money for your group?
February 10, 2011
The 2013 Barron County Farm Technology Days Food Committee is signing-up volunteer organizations to share in the profits and fun of the Farm Technology Days food and beverage tents.
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Support for the 2013 Barron County Farm Technology Days Continues to grow
November 11, 2011
Donations continue to be collected for the 2013 Barron County Farm Technology Days as more businesses want to be part of this important event.
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Barron County Farm Technology Days Adopts a Logo
August 28, 2011
The announcement of the final slogan was proudly rolled out to an excited crowd at the 2011 Livestock Show at the Barron County Fair on Saturday, July 16.
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Alex and Mary Olson will host Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2013 in Barron County
Alex Olson began dairy farming in 1981 with his parents following his graduation from Barron High School. From that time until today, the farm has grown progressively...
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Barron County Schedules Wisconsin Farm Technology Days for July 9-11, 2013
The Executive Committee of Barron County Farm Technology Days 2013 selected July 9, 10 and 11 to host Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in 2013.
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