The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) hosted a regional Collegiate Discussion Meet at Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) in Marshall. The competition was held Thursday, September 21. 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 Asa Nelson from Tracy in Lyon County who is a majoring in agriculture. The runner-up of the regional contest was Amanda Stafford from Columbus in Anoka County. She is studying agricultural education.