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Minnesota Farmfest schedule

All events take place in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center, unless otherwise noted. This schedule was provided by IDEAg and is subject to change.

Wednesday, Aug. 7 (continued) 10:30 a.m. — U.S. House Ag Committee Listening Session on the Farm Economy hosted by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (Minn.), U.S. House Ag Committee Chairman. Featuring members of the U.S. House Ag Committee and the Minn. Congressional Delegation 11 a.m. — Cattle Chute Demonstrations at the Livestock Tent 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. — Safety Demonstrations at the Farm Bureau Financial Services Wellness and Safety Pavilion 12 p.m. — Linder Farm Network Noon Show featuring Rep. Collin Peterson, U.S. House Ag Committee Chairman; Ron Hebrink, CEO Compeer Financial; Ellie Sheldahl, FFA member from Heron Lake Okabena. Minnesota Pork Ambassadors are announced 1 p.m. — Kids’ Pedal Pull at the northeast corner of the show grounds 1:15 p.m. — Battle ASF and Other Pandemic Livestock Diseases moderated by Jerry Groskruetz, KDHL Farm Director. Panel Members: Dave Preisler, Executive Director, Minn. Pork Producers Association; Dr. Beth Thompson, State Veterinarian, Minn. Board of Animal Health; Dr. Gordon Spronk, Veterinarian and National Pork Board Member; Dr. Jerry Torrison, Director of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Lab; Mark Schultz, Marketing Analyst, North Star Commodities 1:30 p.m. — Cattle Chute Demonstrations at the Livestock Tent 2 p.m. — Minnesota State Patrol Vehicle Inspection at Nuss Truck Booth #830 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. — Safety Demonstrations at the Farm Bureau Financial Services Wellness and Safety Pavilion 3 p.m. — Changing Hands: Farm and Ranch Succession by Chad Lea, Farm Bureau Financial Services

Thursday, Aug. 8

8 a.m.-4 p.m. 9 a.m. — Farm Transition, Estate and Business Planning: It’s a Journey — by Andy Zenk, AgCountry Farm Credit Services 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. — Safety Demonstrations at the Farm Bureau Financial Services Wellness and Safety Pavilion 10 a.m. — Minnesota State Patrol Vehicle Inspection at Nuss Truck Booth #830 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. — Jolene Brown- Who’s Hiding the Humor? Sponsored by IDEAg Group LLC and AgCountry Farm Credit Services 11 a.m. — Cattle Chute Demonstrations at the Livestock Tent 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. — Safety Demonstrations at the Farm Bureau Financial Services Wellness and Safety Pavilion 12 p.m. – Linder Farm Network Noon Show featuring University of Minnesota Extension leaders; Kent Thiesse, Farmfest Forums Coordinator; Gary Wertish, Minnesota Farmers Union President; Jamie Beyer, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association President 1 p.m. — Kids’ Pedal Pull at the northeast corner of the show grounds 1:10 p.m. — University of Minnesota Farm Family of the Year Recognition Program. Keynote address by Joan Gabel, University of Minnesota President. 1:30 p.m. — Cattle Chute Demonstrations at the Livestock Tent 2 p.m. — Minnesota State Patrol Vehicle Inspection at Nuss Truck Booth #830 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. — Safety Demonstrations at the Farm Bureau Financial Services Wellness and Safety Pavilion

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