Carlton County Convention set

4 Quarters Holdings 2553 County Road 3, Wrenshall, MN, United States

The Carlton County Farmers Union convention is 10 a.m. Sept. 25 at 4 Quarters Holdings, 2553 County Road 3, Wrenshall. Mercedes Moffett, Carlton County Extension educator, has been invited to speak. There will also be discussion of supporting volunteer fire departments. Please RSVP to Mark Thell for an accurate meal count.

Local Meat Supply Chain Tour

Join the Meat Processing Working Group and Sprout to see both the farmer and buyer side of a local meat supply chain on Sept. 26. We will tour Sprout’s facilities and learn about their receiving, storage, sales and shipping processes for local farm products. After lunch on your own in Little Falls, we will tour…

Northwestern county conventions planned

Red Lake Falls American Legion 121 Main Ave S, Red Lake Falls, MN, United States

Join Kittson, Marshall, Roseau, Pennington, and Red Lake County Farmers Union for our annual county conventions at 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at Red Lake Falls American Legion, 121 Main Ave. S., Red Lake Falls. Supper will be provided for members. MFU Vice President Anne Schwagerl, Government Relations Director Stu Lourey and Membership and Outreach Organizer…

Fillmore County Convention planned

Branding Iron Restaurant 1100 Circle Heights Drive, Preston, MN, United States

Fillmore County Farmers Union will hold their annual convention at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Branding Iron Restaurant, 1100 Circle Heights Drive, Preston. MFU President Gary Wertish will speak. Contact Eunie Biel for more information.

Wabasha County Convention

The Basic Place 312 Center St E, Hammond, MN, United States

Wabasha County Farmers Union will hold its annual convention at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at  The Basic Place, 312 Center St E, Hammond. A roast beef meal will be served. Contact Eddie Jostock or Gail Donkers for more information.  

Agritourism at Alpha + Omega Farm

Alpha Omega Pizza Farm 6714 Alpha Road, Princeton, MN, United States

What: Meet members, learn about the farm on a hayride, and enjoy pizza from Alpha + Omega Farm. When: 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 6 Where: Alpha + Omega Farm, 6714 Alpha Road, Princeton Panelists: Hannah Bernhardt of Medicine Creek Farm, Kelsey Love Zaavedra of Heirloomista and Kim Hayes of Alpha + Omega Pizza…

Freeborn/Faribault County Convention

Wedgewood Cove Golf Club 2200 West 9th St, Albert Lea, MN, United States

The Freeborn/Faribault County Farmers Union convention is 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Wedgewood Cove Golf Course & Restaurant, 2200 W. 9th St., Albert Lea. Contact Terry Cunningham for more information.

Drought meeting planned for Moose Lake

Route 61 Lounge 4654 Co Hwy 61, Moose Lake, MN, United States

WHAT: Share how you have been affected by the current drought. Learn about state support and resources for farmers affected by the drought from Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen. WHY: Discuss current drought and other challenges you are experiencing on your farm including feed availability, harvest outlooks, access to processing and price margins with the Minnesota Department…

Conversation about Climate and Ag in Fergus Falls

Outstate Brewing Company 309 S Vine St, Fergus Falls, MN, United States

WHAT: Minnesota Farmers Union and West Central Initiative Conversation on Climate and Agriculture. We are bringing together farmers, environmental advocates and community members to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by our changing climate.  WHEN: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 30 WHERE: Outstate Brewing Company, 309 S. Vine St., Fergus Falls. SPEAKER: Anna Wasescha, President, West Central…

Thankful for family farmers: Growing our Future

Melrose American Legion 265 County Road 173, Melrose, MN, United States

Thankful for Family Farmers: Growing our Future is a program for area farmers. It's a gathering to discuss how to build a positive mindset and resiliency for tough times. Ted Mathews from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is the speaker. The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Melrose American Legion.…

82nd annual State Convention

Delta Hotel Minneapolis Northeast 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The 82nd annual convention of the Minnesota Farmers Union will begin with registration at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at the Delta Hotel Minneapolis Northeast and continue through Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, or until all business has been concluded. Business to be conducted at the state convention will include election of president and vice president,…