All Things Minnesota Agriculture

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All Things Minnesota Agriculture

Welcome to my blogging series highlighting the diversity of Minnesota agriculture! I am so excited to be part of the 30 Days of Agriculture Please check out the other bloggers participating in this project listed on the bottom of this post! I will feature one farm/farmer/ag-related business/ag organization every day for the month of November. Minnesota contributes significantly to our country’s agriculture. Here are just a few highlights:

  • Corn and soybeans are the state’s top producing crops. Nationally, Minnesota ranks third in soybean and fourth in corn production.
  • Minnesota leads the nation in producing sugarbeets, turkeys, oats and sweet corn and green peas for processing. The state is second only to California in wild rice production. The state is also a major producer of spring wheat, canola, hogs, dry beans and milk cows.
  • Minnesota is unique in the production of wild rice, with both cultivated paddy wild rice and traditional Native American hand harvested wild rice.
  • Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production. The state is also a major producer of hogs, milk cows and mink pelts.
  • Hogs are Minnesota’s top-producing livestock commodity and ranks second in the U.S in hog production.
  • Other livestock raised in Minnesota include bison, elk and ostriches. Minnesota is second nationally for number of bison producers, raising 12,000 head.

 

November 1 – Jeremy Geske and his Passion for Sheep

November 2 – “A Greater Minnesota”

November 3 – Rachel Gray – A Minnesota Cattle Woman

November 4 – Sara and Mark Hewitt – Farming, Drainage Tile and Bees

November 5 –  Glacial Lake Organics

November 6 – Makayla Nepp and Her Love For Farming and Pigs

November 7 – Evan Oberdieck – Hefty Seed

November 8 – Theresa Twohey – A Dairy Gal in a Pig World

November 9 – AgStar Gives A Personal Touch

November 10 – Sara Larson “Shows” Her Devotion To Her Goats

November 11 – The Klinghagens – A Story of Beginning Farmers

November 12 – Carolyn and Jonathan Olson, Farmers in Two Worlds

November 13 – Eric Nelson – Time to Talk Turkeys

November 14 – Julie Tesch – American Farm Bureau Federation with Minnesota Roots

November 15 – Hormel Foods – More Than Just Spam

November 16 – Nova-Tech Engineering – Using Technology to Benefit Agriculture

November 17 – Crazy Acres Alpacas

November 18 – Kirsten Phelps – A Family Farm that Perseveres

November 19 – Eric and Beth Engstrom – E2’s Emu Ranch

November 20 – Pam Uhlenkamp – Farm Business Management 

November 21 – Betsy Jensen – Growing Barley, Sugar Beets, Navy Beans, Wheat

November 22 – Whole Grain Milling – Homegrown Organic

November 23 – Gold’n Plump Chickens

November 24 – The Meyers Farm – A Family Farm in the Truest Sense

November 25Wild Mountain Winery – Where the Wine is Fine

November 26 – MN Agriculture: Hugoson Pork, Five Generations Later

November 27 – MN Agriculture: Far North Spirits, Award Winners Prove Exceptional Distillery

November 28 – South 89 Seed and Service – Tony and Amy Brateng

November 29 – CommonGround – Where Food Conversations Take Place

November 30

Be sure to read the rest of the 30 Days of Ag bloggers:

 

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