Minnesota Farmfest starts Tuesday

Minnesota’s Farmfest, a showcase and celebration of agriculture, kicks off this week in Redwood County

Gates open on Tuesday with events that include live demonstrations of operating equipment.  At 9:30 a.m., a forum with the candidates for Minnesota’s First Congression District will be held.  Linder Farm Network will also hold a show at noon.  Visitors can fill up with a free sweet corn feed at 1 p.m. and enjoy live music from Al Lange.  A kid’s pedal pull and farm safety demonstrations are also on the agenda.

Wednesday begins with the MN Farm Bureau Pancake breakfast and safety demonstrations.  At 10:30 a.m., the Minnesota governor candidate forum will be held in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center.

On Thursday, is the Women in Ag Event & Presentation with organizers presenting the Woman Farmer of the Year Award. The University of Minnesota will also host its Farm Family of the Year Recognition program.




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