Minnesota Farm Bureau Honors Agricultural Leaders at 99th Annual Meeting

Recognizing people who have given of their time and talents to agriculture was the focus of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Awards Banquet held Friday, November 17, during the 99th Annual Meeting at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. The awards banquet included both individual and county honors in a variety of categories. Read More

Farm Bureau Voting Delegates Re-elect Paap President

County voting delegates at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) 99th Annual Meeting re-elected Kevin Paap to a two-year term as President of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. The election was held November 17 during the delegate session in Bloomington. Read More

Meetings Scheduled on Estate, Farm Succession and Retirement Success

Does estate, farm succession and retirement planning weight heavy on your mind? Learn more at the following free, informative workshops. As a Farm Bureau member, there is no cost and are no-obligation events. All seminars start with registration at 11:15 a.m. with a complimentary lunch provided during the presentation. Farm Bureau Financial Services Regional Financial Consultant Chad Lea and Robert Kellermeier - Attorney at Law will explain the customized reports and how concepts apply to your situation. “My passion for my work comes from personal experiences with my family,” said Lea. “We strive to create relationships to earn the trust of the families. Because, we value the families we work with.” Read More

Widmer Wins Regional Minnesota Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) hosted a regional Collegiate Discussion Meet at South Central College in Mankato. The competition was held Monday, November 6. This year’s regional winner was Mitch Widmer of Le Sueur County son of Jerry and Julie Widmer studying agribusiness service and management. The runner-up of the regional contest was Sam Schmidt of Scott County son of Dale Schmidt and Gail Gagnon studying agricultural education. The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors a $200 scholarship for the winner and a $100 scholarship for the runner-up for each regional Collegiate Discussion Meet. Read More

Johnson Wins Regional Minnesota Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) hosted a regional Collegiate Discussion Meet at the University of Minnesota in Crookston. The competition was held Tuesday, October 17. This year’s regional winner was Anna Johnson of Sebeka also studying agricultural education. The runner-up of the regional contest was Savannah Zippel of LeSueur, studying agricultural education. The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors a $200 scholarship for the winner and a $100 scholarship for the runner-up for each regional Collegiate Discussion Meet. Read More

Dado Wins Regional Minnesota Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) hosted a regional Collegiate Discussion Meet at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. The competition was held on October 11. The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors a $200 scholarship for the winner and a $100 scholarship for the runner-up for each regional Collegiate Discussion Meet. This year’s regional winner was Trent Dado from Amery, Wisconsin. He is a junior studying animal science. The runner-up of the regional contest was Daniel Hayes from Lafayette. He is a junior studying ag communications and marketing. Read More

Birk to address Farm Bureau members at 99th Annual Meeting

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Annual Meeting will be November 16-18 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington. The meeting will include policy development, sessions on agricultural issues, Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) contests, and award banquets. Keynote Speaker: Matt Birk Matt Birk is a former football center who played college football at Harvard. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft. Birk is a two-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection. He retired in 2013 after winning the Super Bowl as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. Read More

Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation Cash Calendar Raffle Winners Announced

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation announced the Cash Calendar Raffle winners following the drawing held on September 15 at the Minnesota Farm Bureau office in Eagan. Read More

Minnesota Farm Bureau Achieves Membership Growth

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) has achieved a membership growth for 2017 which marks seven consecutive years of membership growth for the organization. This is a significant accomplishment in this difficult economic climate. By working together, Farm Bureau volunteers and staff; and Farm Bureau Financial Services staff and agents were able to achieve this goal. Read More

Farm Bureau Salutes 4-H

The Minnesota Farm Bureau (MFB) salutes 4-H during National 4-H Week, October 1-7. This week is a great reminder of the many reasons why Farm Bureau maintains such strong support for the 4-H program Read More

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