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September 11, 2010
Committee leaders Rick Sweig, Dan Reiss, Dewayne Benedict, Greg Andrews and Beth Ingli awaited arrivals to Saturday's Farm Technology Days volunteer recognition event in the arena building at the Pierce  County Fairgrounds. Volunteers received a complimentary bratwurst lunch catered by The Valley and lots of acknowledgement.
Farm Tech volunteers earn lunch, kudos for show performance
September 11, 2010 - 4:08pm
July 29, 2010
Eva Girdeen enjoyed giving two of the Schottler's Milk Buds ponies a drink of water from her stroller tray during Farm Technology Days. She is the daughter of Gina and Jeff Girdeen of Ellsworth.
-- Photo submitted
FTD marred by storm, but workers say there were 'tons of positives'
July 29, 2010 - 9:24am
July 23, 2010
Engines were revved up, then roared when the Badger State Tractor Pull was held Wednesday in conjunction with Farm Technology Days. The pull, at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth, attracted an audience that filled a grandstand clouded by smoke. Pullers from throughout Wisconsin were on hand.
Power of the pull
July 23, 2010 - 10:39am
July 22, 2010
A wet good-bye to Farm Technology Days
July 22, 2010 - 11:41am
Letter: She appreciates support in decorating FTD tent
July 22, 2010 - 10:03am
Rod Nilsestuen, Wisconsin's Secretary of Agriculture, died Wednesday evening while swimming in an area known as Picnic Rocks in Michigan's upper pennisula.
Drowning claims state ag secretary, UWRF grad Rod Nilsestuen
July 22, 2010 - 7:47am
Visitors attempting to leave Farm Technology Days late Thursday morning make their way across muddy paths and fields. The show was shut down at 10 a.m. Bob Burrows button
5 p.m. update: Plans announced for show break-down
July 22, 2010 - 7:27am
July 21, 2010
Eva Girdeen enjoyed giving two of the Schottler's Milk Buds ponies a drink of water from her stroller tray during Farm Technology Days. Eva is the daughter of Gina & Jeff Girdeen of Ellsworth.
-- Photo submitted
Enjoying some water
July 21, 2010 - 4:05pm
July 20, 2010
Merrick Ward is all smiles while he sits with his father, Mitchell, aboard a tractor Tuesday at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. They are from River Falls. Chad Richardson photo.
Farm Tech, Day 1: 'It doesn't get much better'
July 20, 2010 - 4:05pm
Early morning risers were arriving at the Pierce County Fairgrounds for shuttle transportation to the Farm Technology Days site. FTD kicked off Tuesday morning and will run through Thursday afternoon. Transportation will be provided by the Ellsworth School District. 
 -- Photo by Vicky Howe
On their way
July 20, 2010 - 3:29pm
July 19, 2010
Tent City came to life Saturday as Heritage Hill exhibitors brought keepsakes like John Losgaard's 'Farm Handy' three-wheeled farm utility, left, to the Farm Tech grounds to exhibit. Losgaard acquired his prize years ago and restored it to reflect a Farmall look -- his favorite.
The countdown is on
July 19, 2010 - 9:31am
July 14, 2010
Submitted photo
Show of appreciation
July 14, 2010 - 12:29pm
Tours serve to connect farmers to FTD goers
July 14, 2010 - 12:28pm
FTD isn't just for farmers; Events appeal to varied tastes, interests, ages
July 14, 2010 - 11:30am
July 13, 2010
Editorial: Volunteers make FTD don't-miss event
July 13, 2010 - 12:42pm