All events are held in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center, unless otherwise noted. For live news and updates at the show, download the Farmfest mobile app. Just search “IDEAg” in your app store. Once the app is downloaded, enter event ID: Farmfest19.
Tuesday, Aug. 6
8 a.m. – First day of show opens! Singing of the National Anthem, Gate 2
9 a.m. – Trade Matters: Status of Global Trade Agreements & Impacts to Growers, Chris Pothen, CHS Vice President, Global Grain Marketing-North America, Sponsored by CHS, Inc.
10 a.m. – Minnesota State Patrol Vehicle Inspection, Nuss Truck Booth #830
10:30 a.m. – Ag Policy Discussion with National Ag Leaders
11 a.m. – Cattle Chute Demonstrations, Livestock Tent
11:45 a.m. – Free sweet corn feed, sponsored by the Minnesota Corn Growers
12 noon – Linder Farm Network Noon Show
1 p.m. – Kid’s Pedal Pull, Northeast corner of the show grounds, sponsored by UCare
1:15 p.m. – The State of Rural Minnesota and the Agricultural Industry
1:30 p.m. – Cattle Chute Demonstrations, Livestock Tent
2 p.m. – Minnesota State Patrol Vehicle Inspection, Nuss Truck Booth #830
3 p.m. – Field Work Podcast with Zach Johnson, Millennial Farmer, and Mitchel Hora, American Public Media
5 p.m. – Show closes