GreenSeam State of Ag & Industry Reports
2019-2022 Year in Review
GreenSeam is dedicated to strategically building and connecting southern Minnesota’s extensive agricultural assets in order to develop and position this region as a food and agribusiness epicenter. 2022 has been a busy year for the region. See how GreenSeam empowers new and existing businesses, their workforce, and the communities they call home.
2022 GreenSeam State of Ag Report
The report reveals the perceptions and opinions on the economy and other major issues impacting businesses in the agriculture industry and places an emphasis on education, as well as talent attraction and retention. The State of Ag Report enables GreenSeam to better understand, serve, and support the workforce, businesses, organizations, and communities we call home.
2021 GreenSeam State of Ag Report
For the second year, GreenSeam, along with many collaborators, held focus groups and conducted research to provide deeper insight into the future of agriculture and food.
Discussions focused on barriers concerning talent, policy, mental health, and COVID-19 that businesses face every day. In addition, opportunities were highlighted around entrepreneurship, business development, commodity prices, and advancing technology.
2020 Q2 GreenSeam Economic Overview
This report provides an overview of key economic factors that include: demographics, employment and wage trends, cost of living, and more!
2019 GreenSeam State of Ag Report
For the first time in the State of Minnesota, GreenSeam and numerous volunteers, partners and residents have helped to conduct and launch the Minnesota State of Ag Report.
The State of Ag Report is a comprehensive survey of Minnesota’s agribusinesses and related businesses. It reveals the perceptions and opinions on the economy and other major issues impacting ag businesses.
Minnesota Industry Reports
Industry relevant publications regarding the food and agriculture industry in Minnesota
2020 Economic Contribution Study of Minnesota Agriculture and Forestry
This comprehensive report demonstrates the significant contribution agriculture has in Minnesota, from adding $37.1 billion in value to the state’s economy to creating more than 388,000 jobs.
GreenSeam supported AgriGrowth, along with more than two dozen leading Minnesota agricultural stakeholder groups, in the 2020 Economic Contribution Study of Minnesota Agriculture and Forestry.
NAVIGATING CHALLENGES: MINNESOTA’S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MANUFACTURERS AND PROCESSORS SUPPLY CHAINS
This report illustrates the impact of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID) on supply chains for Minnesota food and agriculture manufacturers and processors.
A collaboration providing services to the Minnesota food and agricultural economic sectors wanted to better understand the supply chain effects of COVID, the resulting pain points and what may be needed to help identify potential new services, resources and supportive actions that would improve supply chain resiliency for Minnesotan businesses.