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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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Pahls Market

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Members can read the latest now.

In the July 2024 issue of Minnesota Agriculture, read about Pahl's Market in Apple Valley, which started in 1982 at its present location. Reconnect with Minnesota Foodshed and read about the Farm and Forest Growers Cooperative. Don't miss an article by Jeff Diamond on crop insurance.

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Events

Jul
14

July 14 - July 17

Southern Elementary Youth Leadership Camp

Sibley State Park
Jul
18

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

MFU Leadership Camp Open House

Sibley State Park
Jul
18

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Benton County Convention

Carol and Steve Anderson farm
Jul
20

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - July 21 @ 7:00 pm

Harvest Star

The Land, Spicer
Jul
21

July 21 - July 25

Southern Junior Leadership Camp

Sibley State Park

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.