Expect a thronging crowd of over 60,000 for the giant CRT FarmFest primary industry event held just outside Toowoomba Qld over three days from Tuesday to Thursday 13, 14 and 15 October 2020
Farmfest has been traditionally held in June each year, since 1975, but due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent government restrictions on crowds, the event has been moved to Tuesday to Thursday 13 to 15 October 2020.
Mark down those dates as there are plenty of farmers that want farm equipment and supply upgrades following a three-year plus drought, and the Darling Downs region has a reputation as one of Australia’s major agricultural machinery manufacturers.
The Darling Downs is not just known for the manufacturing of machinery, it is also surrounded by areas renowned for growing peanuts, navy beans, grain, pork, stone fruit, grape and wine industry production.
Add to that root and leaf crops such as potatoes, onions, beetroot, cabbages, lettuce, celery, tomatoes, carrots, green beans, and peas. Plus cereal and feed crops such as lucerne, sorghum, wheat, and barley.
The region is also renown for excellent livestock production such as beef cattle, prime lamb production, sheep and wool while there is also cotton production, horticulture and overall great pastoral farming.
The 2020 CRT FarmFest is perfectly situated to display and promote the latest products from big farm machinery, tractors and tillage, to irrigation equipment, pumps, tools and produce.
ACM Rural Events, organisers of CRT FarmFest, has been taking a steady stream of enquiries as preparation for the event commences.
Group Manager, Kate Nugent said the feedback received from agri-manufacturers and service providers across the nation for this year’s CRT FarmFest in a positive“I am certain we will also see a significant showing of interest and support from farmers and people on the land,” Kate added.
This year CRT FarmFest will be highlighting modern innovation in the agribusiness industry and for the first-time, the event will host the Rural Relief precinct.
As well as its free-to-attend seminars focused on a variety of topics including on farm risk management dedicated to agri-business professionals.
In terms of numbers of visitors,
FarmFest is among one of the largest outdoor agricultural industry events and gathers over 60,000 farming families and consumers.
“It’s a great networking, buying and selling opportunity – it’s about discovering new trends, enjoying an amazing spectacle, testing new products and much more,” Kate said.
CRT FarmFest is located on its own dedicated site in Kingsthorpe, just 20 kilometres west of Toowoomba, in the heart of the Darling Downs, one of Australia’s richest agricultural regions.
This special event is designed to offer display, promotional and sales opportunities to all agri-businesses, from big farm machinery, tractors, tillage and irrigation equipment to pumps, power tools and everything in between.
CRT FarmFest 2020 will be staged over three days in October. Commencing on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 13, 14 and 15 October.
For exhibition opportunities or a prospectus call 02 6768 5800 or see www.farmfest.com.au