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Virtual Field Trip to Kvistad Turkeys

Virtual Field Trip to Kvistad Turkeys

Pine Tree Apple Orchard owner John Jacobson will show the many tools and strategies used for growing apples including irrigation, insect and pest control, and more! We’ll see and hear about the apple varieties grown and how apples are harvested, sorted and made available to all of us!

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Pine Tree Apple Orchard

Virtual Field Trip to Pine Tree Apple Orchard

Pine Tree Apple Orchard owner John Jacobson will show the many tools and strategies used for growing apples including irrigation, insect and pest control, and more! We’ll see and hear about the apple varieties grown and how apples are harvested, sorted and made available to all of us!

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Emily Ponwith and Michelle Miller at 2022 Farmfest Women Farmer of the Year

Farmfest Women Farmer of the Year 2022

On August 2-4, 2022 Minnesota Farmfest, Minnesota’s largest agricultural event, with over 500 exhibitors and venders. Farmfest has been held at Gilfillan Estate which is a historic farm in Morgan, Minnesota in Redwood County and has proudly hosted Farmfest since 1994. The final day of Farmfest is filled with honoring farm families across the state of Minnesota including the University of Minnesota Farm Family of the Year award and the highly esteemed Farmfest Women Farmer of the Year Award.

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2022 Teacher Tour: Field to French Fry

Field to French Fry

Experience your very own Farm Camp tour with RD Offutt Farms! Go on a behind the scenes look at a potato’s journey from field to french fry during our Virtual Farm Camp Experience with director, Ann Vote.

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2022 Teacher Tour: Cows, Creamery and Cooperage

Cows, Creamery and the Cooperage

Minnesota agriculture is filled with unique and diverse businesses throughout the state. This tour will feature a couple unique family owned and operated stops and lunch from a local favorite that prides themselves on handcrafting fresh foods to make people feel good. We will also have time to share our favorite classroom activities and all the resources Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom has to offer.

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2022 Teacher Tour: Agriculture Local to Global

Agriculture: Local to Global

Are agricultural products grown in Minnesota exported all over the world? Do Minnesota farmers provide food for our state’s citizens? The answer to both these questions is yes! This three-day tour investigated both local and global agriculture and food systems. This tour was offered in partnership with the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education (MAGE) and was funded through a grant from the National Geographic Society.

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Rocking K Ranch Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Field Trip to Rocking K Ranch

Come with us to Rocking K Ranch in Nimrod, Minnesota. Miles & Sarah Kuschel host us on their generational ranch where rotational grazing is utilized to ensure forage for the herd throughout the grazing season. It’s calving time on the ranch so we will get to see some cows and their new baby calves. The Kuschels utilize the technology of today while holding true to the traditions of yesterday.

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Virtual Field Trip to Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

Virtual Field Trip to Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

Bees and other pollinators are essential for plant, animal, and human health around the world. Join us on a virtual field trip as we visit Ping Honzay at the Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center in Chanhassen, MN.

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Golden Apple Award - Sarah Kuschel

2022 Golden Apple Award

Annually the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) holds the LEAP Conference. The conference is hosted by the MFBF Promotion & […]

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