Plowing match moving
Venue has been changed from Innisfil to Essa Township
By Ian McInroy – Barrie Examiner – February 2 2012
ESSA TWP. — Farmers’ fields east of Ivy will be transformed when Ontario’s biggest agricultural event brings thousands of people to the area.
Plowing match moves to Essa Township
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Feb 02, 2012
ESSA – The 2014 International Plowing Match has found a new home in Essa Township.
At Wednesday’s Essa council committee of the whole meeting, Ken O’Brien from the Simcoe County Plowmen’s Association announced the five-day match, which draws about 75,000 visitors, will be moving 10 minutes north to Ivy from its original host farm near Cookstown after the landowner backed out of the agreement