MAPS AFNR Programming

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am

Location: South Central College E-123 1920 Lee Blvd, N. Mankato

MAPS AFNR Programming

Part of the Mankato area? We NEED YOU! Attend and learn more about the Mankato Area Public Schools Ag Food, Natural Resources Pathway and how you can get involved in the CASE curriculum. 

Share your Ag Career Story with Students

Start date: April 24, 2019 - End date: May 7, 2019

Location: Farmamerica

Share your Ag Career Story with Students

Farmamerica & Junior Achievement are partnering to help local 7th and 8th-grade students explore careers and the exciting opportunities in agriculture.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We need volunteers like you to lead the activities and share your personal ag career story on any and all of the following dates at Farmamerica: April 24, 25, 26, 30 and May 2, 3, 6, 7.

Volunteer

New Uses Forum 2019: Accelerating Ag Innovation and Investment

Start date: March 27, 2019 - End date: March 28, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: Mariott West 9960 Wayzata Blvd St Louis Park, MN 55426

New Uses Forum 2019: Accelerating Ag Innovation and Investment

The 2019 New Uses Forum is dedicated to the idea of accelerating innovation and investment. It brings together some of the most knowledgeable voices on topics related to new uses innovation, including development, investment and support.

2nd Annual Growing Acres Conference – Products of the Farm & Home

Start date: February 15, 2019 - End date: February 16, 2019

Time: 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Riverland Community College, Austin Campus, West Building 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912

2nd Annual Growing Acres Conference – Products of the Farm & Home

Join us for a meaningful two days of networking and education with our regional community of organizations, growers, producers and those thinking of beginning a local foods or niche market business. Enjoy the spaces created for conversations on how to plan, implement and
grow a healthy local food culture.

Products of the Farm & Home Sessions of Interest
Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Training-Keep It Safe! Keep It Legal, Suzanne Driessen
Keynote: Kathy Zeman, MFMA, 2019 Update: Food Licensing, Exemptions & Exclusions
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), Presentation & 1:1 Visits with Lolly & Jason
What it takes to transition to Organic Certification, Matt Leavitt from Albert Lea Seed
Niche Markets on the Farm (Organics/Cover Crops for Grazing) w/Jon Jovaag, Local Farmer
Marketing Whole Animals: Decoding Cut Sheets, Emma Schroeder
Blazing Trails through the Jungle of Food Regulations Workshop, Kathy Zeman, MFMA

Please visit us online for full program details.

Ignite Minnesota Ag Tech Challenge – Final Pitch Event

Date: January 15, 2019

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: Red Wing Ignite 419 Bush Street Red Wing, MN 55066

Ignite Minnesota Ag Tech Challenge – Final Pitch Event

MN AG EXPO

Start date: January 23, 2019 - End date: January 24, 2019

Location: Verizon Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, Minnesota

MN AG EXPO

Foundation for the Future

2019 Ag Summit

Date: March 19, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Holiday Inn Conference Center, Austin, MN

2019 Ag Summit

Welcome to the Riverland Community College 2019 Ag Summit. This summit is a celebration and coming together of the energy, people, and ideas that are propelling the Center for Agricultural and Food Science Technology forward. Forward in ways that are building a base for even more good things to come.

Similar to the way our college and programs are innovating we will learn about innovation and how it moves into places to help people with their needs. Riverland is improving our community and our world by innovating and providing “Best in Class” programming and instruction.

Look for more information soon.

Ag Symposium – February 21, 2019

Date: February 21, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

Location: South Central College

Ag Symposium – February 21, 2019

South Central College, the most respected name in Agricultural education in southern Minnesota, is embarking on a program to address the needs of the modern ag producer. Taking their cues from other top-flight national conferences, SCC will be hosting its tenth annual Agricultural Symposium on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Breakfast on the Farm 2018

Date: August 11, 2018

Time: 7:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Guentzel Family Farms 32172 490th St Kasota, MN

Breakfast on the Farm 2018

Breakfast on the Farm is a free, family fun event held in the Mankato area each year. This year, we will be back at the Guentzel Family Farm in Kasota! Come check out farm animals, tractors and other farm equipment, learn all about modern farming, talk with farmers, and so much more! Join us for a free pancake breakfast with a freewill offering. Hosted by the Le Sueur and Blue Earth County Farm Bureaus along with our generous event sponsors!

Careers in Agriculture

Date: May 16, 2018

Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 424 N Riverfront Dr #210 Mankato, MN

Learn how to connect your classes to the Agriculture and Food industries. Meet with industry professionals who want to engage with your classes.