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Minnesota Corn awards two Young Adult scholarships

March 6, 2020
By Mark Dorenkamp

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association has awarded two young people interested in ag careers with $5,000 scholarships. MCGA board director Jean Knakmuhs of Marshall says Anna Prchal, a 2019 graduate of New Prague, and Luke Carr, a senior at Blue Earth Area, stood out from a talented field of applicants. “These two demonstrated their insight […]

Michigan FFA Convention challenging members to #DaretoDream

March 3, 2020
By Nicole Heslip

The Michigan FFA Association is celebrating a growing number of student members and their accomplishments during this week’s 92nd Annual Michigan FFA State Convention. Michigan FFA President Haili Gusa of Ubly tells Brownfield there are currently more than 8,600 members across the state. “This is the highest our membership has been since the early 1980s.  […]

Bayer partners with Luke Bryan for 5th Farm Tour

September 12, 2019
By Cyndi Young

Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will kick off his eleventh consecutive FARM TOUR in Marshall, Wisconsin at the Statz Brothers Farm on September 26 and will perform on stage at six farms, winding up October 5 at Norman, Oklahoma at the Adkins Farm.  This is the 5th year that Bayer has partnered to […]

State Fair: Parson encourages farmers in tough weather year

August 15, 2019
By Julie Harker

Missouri Governor Mike Parson had strong words of encouragement this morning for farmers. Brownfield’s Julie Harker reports from the Governor’s Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair… Parson says last year Missouri farmers were suffering a major toll on crops, cattle and pasture from severe drought and this year it’s severe storms and flooding. “But […]

Supporters of Governor’s Sale of Champions invest in ag youth

August 14, 2019
By Rhiannon Branch

Buyers and supporters brought in nearly $190,000 for Illinois ag youth at the 2019 Governor’s Sale of Champions Tuesday.  Tim Andriesen with CME Group tells Brownfield it is a great way to invest in the future of agriculture. “When I grew up, technology was ‘I can keep the combine running’. Today, it’s ‘Is the GPS […]

Youth benefit from Wisconsin State Fair auctions

August 12, 2019
By Larry Lee

Auctions at the Wisconsin State Fair brought in the bucks for FFA and youth animal projects.  The Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction raised almost 100-thousand dollars for the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation to support 4-H education, workshops, and youth development. The 2019 Best of Show Award went to Louie’s Finer Meats of Cumberland for their Old-World […]

Higher education choices

July 3, 2019
By Cyndi Young

Commentary. We all make choices.  Some good and some not-so-good choices have made us who we are today.  I’ve been following the comments on a post one of my friends put on a social media platform.  He wrote: “If you can’t afford to pay for college, get a loan. If you can’t afford to pay […]

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards scholarships

June 13, 2019
By Amie Simpson

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded $36,000 in scholarships to students. Students were awarded for their academic effort, community engagement, and career interests that link agriculture to community service, education or scientific research. Recipients of the Cindy Hollingshead Scholarship are Olivia Blay of Portage County; Andrew Brooks of Preble County; Brianna Carmack of Richland […]

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