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Who Attended 2010 Pierce County Farm Technology Days

People attending the 2010 WFTD were invited to enter a drawing for two $200 winners each day. To enter the drawing, people had to complete an entry form when information about the person was requested. The entry form was completed by 1013 people and the results have been summarized below. The total attendance of the show was just under 40,000 people.

State address of attendee

State

Number

Percent

Florida

3

0.3

Iowa

2

0.2

Illinois

3

0.3

Minnesota

101

10.0

Nebraska

1

0.1

Ontario

1

0.1

Texas

1

0.1

Virginia

1

0.1

Wisconsin

900

88.8

Total

1013

 

 

Occupation of attendee

Farm Occupation

Number

Percent

Farm Owner/Renter

500

49.4

Employee

92

9.1

Retired

98

9.7

Others

111

11.0

No Response

212

20.9

Total

1013

 

 

Farm size, acres, for attendees

Farm Size, Acres

Number

Percent

Less Than 50

104

10.3

50-99

60

5.9

100-199

142

14.0

200-229

108

10.7

300-399

56

5.5

400-499

56

5.5

500-1000

84

8.3

More Than 1000

39

3.8

No Response

364

35.9

Total

1013

 

 

Crops raised by attendees

Crop

Number

Percent

Alfalfa

400

39.5

Corn

453

44.7

Soybeans

245

24.2

Small grain

192

19.0

 

 

 

 

Livestock raised by attendees

Livestock

Number

Percent

Dairy

305

30.1

Beef

199

19.6

Sheep

35

3.5

Swine

41

4.0

Horses

90

8.9

 

 

 

 

Attendee 'must see' feature at the show

Feature

Number

Percent

Commercial Exhibits

 

 

Crop Equipment

260

35.1

Dairy Equipment

278

37.5

Buildings

180

24.3

Beef Equipment

144

19.4

Tillage Equipment

158

21.3

Crop Seed Distribution

71

9.6

Educational and Others

 

 

Dairy Farm Tour

198

26.7

Youth

76

10.3

Field Demo

168

22.7

Beef Exhibits

69

9.3

Ride and Drive

94

12.7

UW Extension Exhibits

147

19.8

Federal Agencies

21

2.8

Family Living

241

32.5

Arts and Crafts

196

26.5

Heritage Equipment

143

19.3