The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) will be among more than 600 companies displaying on over 50 acres of land at the 2013 Farmfest. Farmfest takes place August 6-8 at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood County, Minnesota.
Farm Bureau Day – August 7
Farm Bureau Day at Farmfest will be Wednesday, August 7. MFBF will be serving a free pancake breakfast to the first 1,000 people from 8-10 a.m. in the forum tent.
On Tuesday, August 6, American Farm Bureau Executive Director of Public Policy Dale Moore will participate on the panel “Reaching an Endpoint on a New Farm Bill” beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the forum tent.
Eat at the Farm Bureau Food Stand
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation and the Lyon County Farm Bureau will once again be serving pork chops. This fundraiser will raise funds for agriculture and safety education, agricultural leadership development and agricultural research programs. Besides pork chops, Schwan’s ice cream, pickles and assorted beverages will also be served. The booth is located on the north central side at the end of Sixth Street.
Visit the Farm Bureau Tent and Farm Safety Carnival
The Farm Bureau display will be located in the same tent as the pork chop stand in booth number 007 on the north side of the Farmfest grounds. The Farm Safety Carnival runs all three days in the Farm Bureau tent and is co-sponsored with the local Farm Safety 4 Just Kids chapters. The Safety Carnival offers hands on learning for children and families about avoiding farm dangers and how to be safe while on the farm. Information will also be provided on services available to Farm Bureau members in Minnesota, as well as information on Farm Bureau Financial Services. Minnesota Farm Bureau staff will be on hand to answer questions.
To learn more about Farmfest and other Cygnus Farm Show events, visit www.ideaggroup.com/farmfest or call 800-827-8007.