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Minnesota Ag & Food Summit hosted by AgriGrowth

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· Sessions
Pre-event networking
· Sessions
AgriGrowth Annual Business Meeting
Members only - Annual Business Meeting
· Sessions
Happy Hour Networking
Networking and Member Discussion
· Sessions
Coffee and Networking
Grab your breakfast and coffee and start networking!
· Stage
2021 Macro and Ag Economic Outlook
Featuring Tanner Ehmke, Manager, Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank
Tanner Ehmke
· Stage
Stage Setting: Minnesota Agri-Food
Tamara Nelsen, AgriGrowth and Shannon Schlecht, AURI
Shannon Schlecht Tamara Nelsen
· Stage
Building Agri-Food Resiliency: Lessons from MBOLD Leaders (organizing partner: MBOLD)
Moderator: Rod Hebrink, Compeer Financial; Panelists: Doug Baker, Ecolab; Heather Anfang, Land O'Lakes; Stacey Fowler, Schwan's
Doug Baker Rod Hebrink Heather  Anfang Stacey Fowler
· Networking
· Expo
Virtual Exhibit Fair & Issue Networking
· Stage
Luncheon Program
Distinguished Service Award and Guest Speaker Governor Tim Walz
Tamara Nelsen Gov. Tim Walz
· Networking
· Stage
2020 Election Panel: Assessing the 2020 Election
Moderator: Blois Olson, Political Strategist, Fluence Media; Panel members TBD
Blois Olson
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Tamara Nelsen Rod Hebrink
· Sessions
Issues Networking
Visit a session room or the networking page to continue the conversation in small groups or 1 on 1 meet ups!


Doug Baker

CEO, Ecolab

Rod Hebrink

CEO, Compeer Financial / Chairman of the Board, AgriGrowth

Gov. Tim Walz

Governor of Minnesota

Blois Olson

Political Strategist, Fluence Media

Shannon Schlecht

Executive Director, AURI

Stacey Fowler

Vice President, Research & Development, Schwan's

Heather Anfang

Senior Vice President, Dairy Foods, Land O'Lakes

Tanner Ehmke

Manager, Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank, ACB

Tamara Nelsen

Executive Director, AgriGrowth

The event is over

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Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program

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