You’re not going to want to miss MN Ag EXPO 2016

MN Ag EXPO 2016Every year, MN Ag EXPO strives to be the biggest and best winter agriculture trade show and conference in the state. This year is no exception.

MN Ag EXPO 2016, planned and coordinated by the Minnesota Corn Growers and Minnesota Soybean Growers, is set for Jan. 27-28 at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The event is free to attend and features a trade show with nearly 100 exhibitors,

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Pre-Register for MN Ag EXPO by Friday, Jan. 15

MN Ag EXPO 2016Time again for Minnesota’s largest gathering of corn and soybean producers, MN Ag Expo 2016. Hundreds of farmers will gather at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato on Wednesday, January 27 and Thursday, Jan. 28.

Registration will be available on-site, but you can avoid lines at the door by pre-registering.

Pre-register quickly and easily online at www.mnagexpo.com. The pre-registration deadline is Friday, January 15. MN Ag EXPO 2016 is free to attend.

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Farmers: Save these important dates on your winter calendar

Corn harvest is in full swing here in Minnesota. If you’re a farmer in your combine at this very moment, or if you’re taking a minute before calling it a day to catch up on emails and other online activities, mark the dates for these post-harvest events and conferences on your calendar:

  • Dec. 15-16, 2015 — Conservation Tillage Conference (Willmar). University of Minnesota and North Dakota State Extension Services are teaming to host this conference.

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MCGA Agvocate to farmers: Share your story, listen to consumers

On Jan. 28, the Minnesota Corn student Agvocates met in Mankato for MN Ag EXPO 2015. Some of our duties at EXPO as Agvocates included attending a session about climate change and the cause and effect of different weather patterns across the world. We also had the chance to help serve meals and assist with some of the other events that went on throughout the day.

One of the best parts of my day was being able to converse with Minnesota Corn members from across the state at our western-themed booth at the trade show.

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Belgrade farmer, Golden Kernel award winner, reflects about serving on MCGA board

It’s hard for John Mages to pinpoint a single accomplishment he’s most proud of during his nine years serving on the MCGA board of directors. But if he had to pick one thing, he’d go with finally getting a new farm bill passed in early 2014.

“It took a long time to finish that farm bill,” Mages said. “But we needed it and we finally got it done.”

Mages retired from the MCGA board in January after serving three terms covering nine years,

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NCGA CEO Chris Novak at MN Ag EXPO 2015

Throughout the week here at MinnesotaCornerstone, we’ll have stories, photos, videos and more from MN Ag EXPO 2015, which was held last Wednesday and Thursday at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato.

National Corn Growers Association CEO Chris Novak traveled to Mankato to attend this year’s MN Ag EXPO. With almost a dozen media interviews and meetings with Minnesota corn farmers and key ag policy leaders, we kept Mr.

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Tweets from #MNAgEXPO

Mn Ag EXPO 2015 is officially underway here in Mankato at the Verizon Wireless Center.

If you’re stuck reading about MN Ag EXPO on this blog instead of actually being there, here’s a sampling of everything that’s happened so far, as told through various tweets.


RT @mncorn: Congressman @tomemmer is currently speaking to farmers at #MNAgExpo. pic.twitter.com/SoC92fLLIi

— Tom Emmer (@tomemmer) January 29,

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Come to MN Ag EXPO 2015, bid on these great auction items

MN Ag EXPO 2015 is set for Wednesday and Thursday of next week at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. Pre-registration is closed, but you will be able to register on-site, for free (!), on the day of the event.

In addition to the insightful speakers, educational breakout sessions, large ag trade show and networking opportunities, one of the big draws to the annual MN Ag EXPO is the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) live and silent auction.

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Agenda is set for MN Ag EXPO 2015 in Mankato

The agenda is set for MN Ag EXPO 2015, Jan. 28-29 at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. MN Ag EXPO is the free premiere annual event for Minnesota corn and soybean farmers, bringing together farmers, top ag researchers, leading agribusinesses and policy leaders for two days of educational sessions, a large trade show, networking opportunities and more.

Climate expert Evelyn Browning-Garriss will deliver the MN Ag EXPO 2015 keynote address at 9:30 a.m.

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