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Fieldays is going virtual this year — will it be a flop? Mark Daniel looks into the controversial event.
With the National Fieldays cancelled for the 2020 season, hoof-care specialists VeeHof are creating their own VeeHof Fieldays Online 2020 Event.
Since COVID-19 sent the country into lockdown, Fieldays has tried to re-group, but amid disquiet about its reluctance to refund deposits to cash-strapped agribusinesses, questions are being asked about its future.
The Hound is picking up a lot of negative feedback around the traps about the arrogant stance of National Fieldays organisers.
While the wider agricultural sector comes to grips with the uncertainty of COVID-19, one prominent organisation is hanging onto its customers’ money for an event it is unlikely to deliver.
Manawatu District Council Mayor, Helen Worboys says the district is very proud to host the Central Districts Field Days because the region sees itself as the agritech hub of NZ.
Good crowds are expected for the well-established 27th Central Districts field days being held at the Manfeild racetrack, at Feilding, from March 19 to 21.
Having seen Spikey from Pastoral Robotics at the 2017 National Fieldays, we recently caught up with a unit that had completed two seasons on a dairy farm a short distance from Rotorua.