MDA’s Booth #517S will feature new weather technology designed to provide better data to farmers when making pesticide and fertilizer applications. Rural Finance Authority loans and Rural Mental Health information will also be available.
Visit the Industrial Hemp Demonstration Plot to learn more about this new commodity. This first-of-its-kind Farmfest plot will feature three varieties of hemp, as well as MDA hemp staff and hemp growers to answer questions. The demonstration area is located in Seed Row SR04.
On Tuesday, August 6 at 1:15pm, MDA Commissioner Thom Petersen hosts a panel on “The State of Rural Minnesota and the Agriculture Industry”.
We’re also a sponsor of the new Wellness & Safety Pavilion which features safety and rescue demonstrations, free health screenings, and more.