Colleges, Councils and Centers


Central Lakes College – Brainerd and Staples, Minnesota
Northland Community & Technical College – East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls,  Minnesota
Ridgewater College – Willmar and Hutchinson, Minnesota
University of Minnesota
The STEM Food & Ag Council
Southern Minnesota Center of Agriculture
Center for Food Integrity 
Farm Safety
MN Ag in the Classroom
Animal Science Jobs


Minnesota State Centers of Excellence

Minnesota State Centers of Excellence are making a difference!  Learn what the Centers are doing to impact recruiting students into various career industries.  Special emphasis includes increasing future workforce diversity, and providing opportunities and resources for K-16 educators.  Identify how working collaboratively with the Centers of Excellence can address limited resources and quality programming within the Minnesota State system. A list of all the Minnesota State Centers of Excellence can be found at