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Sue McPherson's middle school Farm to Fork studio is showing Northern Cass learners careers and opportunities in agriculture, as well as all the ways agriculture touches their lives. The studio is part of Northern Cass's approach to personalized learning and a way to prepare them for their lives after school.
As one generation prepares to retire, there's a need for younger people to learn the trade of meat processing and fill their shoes. Ridgewater College has stepped in to provide the training.
Tom Vilsack, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, was the keynote speaker at University of Minnesota Crookston's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
About 250 people attended the event, either virtually or in-person, with viewers tuning in from nine countries.
Agriculturalists rally behind their team as Montana State University and North Dakota State University go head-to-head in Frisco, Texas.
Christensen Farms, a multi-state hog operation based in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, is partnering with Minnesota State University - Mankato to provide language, communication and leadership training to its 858 person workforce. With the help of a $300,000 state grant, training will include English skills for its workers from Mexico.

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After many years of behind-the-scenes work in the district and community, Hope-Page started a new agriculture program and new FFA chapter during the 2020-21 school year. Now in its second year, it’s something for which the community and students can be thankful.
Across the region, the numbers of agriculture education and FFA programs are growing, albeit at different rates and, in some cases, for different reasons.
The Peltier Complex will house NDSU’s food, meat and cereal science laboratories along with the Northern Crops Institute. The North Dakota Legislature approved $70 million for the completion of the facility and authorized an additional $15 million in fundraising. The building is being named for the Peltier family of Arthur Companies and Proseed.

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