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Join us to protect and enhance the economic interests and quality of life of Minnesota family farmers, ranchers and rural residents.

What we do

Farmers Union is a grassroots, member-driven organization working for family farmers and rural communities. We believe in fair farm and rural policy that guarantees a safe and abundant food supply, provides family farmers with fair prices for their labor, and revitalizes rural Minnesota.

Legislation

Legislation

Amplifying the voice of family farmers and rural residents in St. Paul and Washington.

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Cooperation

Cooperation

Collectively organizing for fair prices and sound agricultural policy.

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Education

Education

Building future leaders with summer camps and New Leader Academy.

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How MFU can help you

Together, we make up a collective voice from all corners of Minnesota and all kinds of agriculture — big, medium and small — that represents YOU in government at all levels.

How MFU can help you

  • Learn from other farmers
  • Help shape policy that’s important to you
  • Grow your leadership skills
  • Network and make friends
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What’s new with MFU?

We’re always working for the interests of our farmer members and to educate our communities.
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Members can read the latest now.

In the February 2024 issue of Minnesota Agriculture, read about Cindy VanDerPol and her advocacy for affordable and accessible health insurance, discover which 10 counties are earning national leadership awards and learn about Lobby Day, which is planned for Feb. 20. The February issue also has an update on MFU's meat processing work and information about the Women's Retreat, set for March 23-24 in Waterville. There's also a feature on a Green View employee and a highlight of a FUA agent.

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Events

Feb
29

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Farm program intro class in Waite Park

USDA Service Center, Stearns County
Mar
04

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MN Farm to School Roadshow, St. Peter

St. Peter Community Center
Mar
05

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:45 pm

Winter Conservation Day 2024

Coyote Moon Grille
Mar
12

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Crow Wing County Quarterly Meeting

St. Mathias Bar & Grill
Mar
19

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Agritourism Networking Group to meet

Farmers Union Welcomes Everyone

If you aren’t an active farmer but still care deeply about food security, renewable energy, trade issues, health care, land use, the environment and myriad other issues, you will find that Minnesota Farmers Union is a place where you have a voice. Help preserve family farms and rural communities by joining MFU as a consumer member.