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Annie’s Project 2017

  If you’re a women on a farm please join us for Annie’s Project. Are you looking to better understand your farming operation? Whether you work full-time, part-time or just want to better understand the business side of your farming operation, come join us for Annie’s Project. A discussion based workshop bringing women together to…

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Regional Workforce Seminars

      REGIONAL WORKFORCE STRATEGIES Attend one or all four! Please join AgriGrowth and partners at one or more of our four Regional Workforce Sessions and learn about strategies and labor tools already being used to attract, recruit and retain talent, with an emphasis on agriculture and manufacturing. This half-day workshop will provide access…

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2017 MN FFA Convention

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MN Farm Income Report

Minnesota farm incomes marginally improved in 2016 Farmers needed a good year, but despite record yields, incomes were only slightly better   Minnesota State Panel Data St. PAUL, Minn. (March 28, 2016) — More than 30 percent of Minnesota farmers were in the red in 2016, the third consecutive year of declining commodity prices. Record crop…

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Feedlot meeting in Staples

The Todd County and Crow Wing County will hold a feedlot meeting at Central Lakes College in Staples on March 16 from 10 am to 2:30 pm. There will coffee and donuts and registration beginning at 9:30 am. The topics covered will be ‘Integrating Livestock into Cropping Systems’ from Kent Solberg; ‘Uncovering the Myth of…

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AgriGrowth Job Exchange

  (Staples, MN) AgCentric has partnered with RealTime Talent and AgriGrowth to launch the AgriGrowth Job Exchange, a cutting-edge matching technology that will transform the recruitment process and streamline how employers and candidates connect with each other during the job/internship search process. This is a first of its kind technology solution that brings significant efficiency…

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Farm Business Management Surevey

The University of Minnesota is conducting a research survey for FBM participants. The purpose of the study is to gain insight into the participants approach to decision making and management of their farm operation. The types of questions that will be asked include how they got involved in farming, how they address areas of risk…

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Energy Education for Educators

  The 2017 line up of Energy Education for Educators has been set. The free workshops will include classroom presentations, curriculum, hands on demonstrations, lab kits and industry tours. The workshops are designed for high school science, agriculture, math and industrial technology teachers. A flyer for the workshops may be found here 2017 E3 Announcement. There…

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MN Youth Institute

The Minnesota Youth Institute engages high school students in solving local and global hunger issues. The one day interactive program at the University of Minnesota gives students an immersive science experience and an opportunity to connect with research and industry professionals. International travel, paid internships and scholarships to the University of Minnesota are some of…

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Risk Management for Beginning Farmers Workshops

Six workshops across Minnesota will take place in February 2017 on risk management strategies. Locations are: February 8th- Initiative Fund Building, 405 1st St. SE, Little Falls February 9th- Speak Easy Restaurant, 1100 North Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes March 1- Marshall Middle School, 401 S. Saratoga St, Marshall February 16th- Eagles Club, 917 5th Ave…

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