Noah Fish

Multimedia reporter

Noah Fish is a multimedia journalist who creates print, online and TV content for Agweek. He's also the host of the Agweek Podcast. He covers a wide range of farmers and agribusinesses throughout Minnesota and surrounding states. He can be reached at

He reports out of Rochester, MN, where he lives with his wife, Kara, and their polite cat, Zena. He grew up in La Crosse, WI, and enjoys the talent from his home state like the 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers and Grammy award-winning musicians Justin Vernon and Al Jarreau.

Meat cutting courses at Ridgewater College and Central Lakes College are helping train the next generation of meat processing professionals, but more work is needed to build a more resilient system.
The executive director of the Village Agricultural Cooperative is looking to cooperate with local food rescue organizations along with the local food bank to pay farmers market vendors for leftover produce.
The 81st annual Minnesota Farmers Union State Convention was held at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in Northeast Minneapolis, and the 104th annual Minnesota Farm Bureau convention was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota.
The annual event had over 400 members attend this year, according to AgriGrowth Executive Director Tamara Nelsen.
The ninth annual Feast! Local Foods Marketplace on Nov. 5 featured growers and makers from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.
American Farm Bureau Federation economists said despite the higher prices, there should be enough turkeys available for the Thanksgiving demand.
Red Wing Grain, which typically loads 400-600 barges in a year and handles about 25 million to 30 million bushels annually through its facility, is down 10% to 20% this fall, said Jim Larson, general manager
Chuck Tryon, president of Bushel Boy Farms, said the company will produce almost a million pounds of cucumbers by the end of the year.
The goal of the Village Farmers Market was to build confidence in Village Agricultural Cooperative farmers and get them ready to participate in mainstream markets.
Goats On The Go affiliates throughout the U.S. use goats to control nuisance and invasive vegetation on residential and public properties.