WILTON — The new Tractor Supply Company store in Wilton will open for business March 27 at 8 a.m., according to store manager Peter Castonguay.

The 19,097 square-foot store at 979 U.S. Route 2 E. includes a sales floor and support service space. A fenced exterior space offers a display area for items such as fencing, sprayers and livestock equipment. The store currently employs 19 full- and part-time employees.

Festivities are being planned for a grand opening in mid-April.

Tractor Supply Company operates more than 900 stores in 44 states. Tractor Supply Company stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. In addition, the company sells light truck equipment, work clothing for the entire family, and an extensive line of seasonal products including lawn and garden power equipment products. For more information on Tractor Supply, access the Web site at www.TractorSupply.com.