Farm Bureau Day – August 5
Farm Bureau Day at Farmfest will be Wednesday, August 5. MFBF will be serving a free pancake breakfast to the first 1,000 people from 8-10 a.m. in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center.
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. Stop by and sign up for the free giveaways, including a Fire HD 7” tablet and toolbox. 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.
The Farm Safety Carnival sponsored by Minnesota Farm Bureau runs all three days in the Craft Tent located on the south side of the Farmfest grounds 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.
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.
To learn more about Farmfest, visit ideaggroup.com/farmfest or call 800-827-8007. Farmfest, located on the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood County is the largest farm show in Minnesota and is produced by IDEAg Group LLC, a division of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safety education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support our efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www.fbmn.org.