April 14th marked 100 days until Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2019 hosted by the Walter Grain Farms in Jefferson County! “The show takes years of planning and 100 days may seem distant to you, but for us it’s right around the corner,” said LaVern Georgson with Jefferson County Extension. “There are a lot of exciting ideas that are finally coming to light, including the first-ever ‘Ag Career Day’ on Tuesday, July 23rd and our extended show hours on Wednesday, July 24th with reduced admission after 3 PM,” he added. Also, don’t forget to get your raffle tickets and check out our limited-edition collectible tractor, 1600 Oliver tractor with 74H mounted corn picker. If you would like to help, we are always looking for volunteers! Visit our website for more information about the show, purchase your collectible tractor and sign up to volunteer at http://www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/jefferson/ Ag Career Day is an interactive scavenger hunt for high school students in FFA or SkillsUSA to learn about the different careers available in agriculture. For more information visit http://www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/jefferson/ag-career-day/ Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is open from 9 AM to 4 PM on Tuesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24th with $8 general admission. On Wednesday, the show will open at 9 AM but have extended hours until 7 PM with reduced admission of $5 after 3 PM. Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) is a non-profit, educational organization that has sponsored an annual event showcasing agriculture and related industries since 1954. WFTD-Jefferson County takes place July 23-25 and will be hosted at the Walters Grain Farm located in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin.
Getting up at 2 in the morning might shock some of her listeners, but for Pam Jahnke, it’s part of the business. Born in Northeastern Wisconsin, Pam Jahnke grew up in agriculture. Raised on her family’s 200-acre dairy farm, she learned the “farm work ethic” first hand.