MN Agriculture: The Meyers, A Family Farm In The Truest Sense

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Day 24 of my 30 Days of Ag "All Things Minnesota Agriculture" is Jordan Meyer and her family farm, Meyer Farms. Jordan is pig farmer from Welcome, MN. Her family farm runs a diversified corn, soybeans and pig farm. Jordan's parents are Steve and Lori and Brody is her brother. The Meyers raise pigs--Steve has 5000 head, Jordan has 925 head and Brady has 240 head. They also custom finish about 2000 head and crop farm around 1000 acres. The Meyers have farmed for about 30 years. They have a … [Continue]

MN Agriculture: Gold’n Plump Chickens

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Day 23 of my 30 Days of Ag "All Things Minnesota Agriculture" is Gold'n Plump. When I think of chickens and Minnesota, there is no question that I think of Gold'n Plump. Gold'n Plump, also known as GNP Company, raises and processes chickens in Minnesota. The company was founded in 1926 as a seasonal hatchery. Gold'n Plump's business model is a little different than independent farmers. They control all processes and inputs in every step of the way to ensure a quality experience and end products. … [Continue]

MN Agriculture: Whole Grain Milling, Homegrown Organic

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Day 22 of my 30 Days of Ag "All Things Minnesota Agriculture" is Whole Grain Milling. I picked this company because they grow organic crops that are used in a mill and I love what … [Continue]

MN Agriculture: Betsy Jensen Growing Barley, Sugar Beets, Navy Beans, Wheat

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Day 21 of my 30 Days of Ag "All Things Minnesota Agriculture" is Betsy Jensen. Betsy lives in Stephen, MN. Betsy and her family operate a crop farm in the far northwest corner of … [Continue]

MN Agriculture: Pam Uhlenkamp, Helping Farmers With Their Farm Business Management

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Day 20 of my 30 Days of Ag "All Things Minnesota Agriculture" is Pam Uhlenkamp. Pam is involved with the Farm Business Management Education program through South Central College in … [Continue]

Thanksgiving Turkey – Be A Savvy Consumer!

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, be aware of the marketing of your turkey. Be a savvy consumer! ALL turkeys are raised without additional hormones, not just the … [Continue]