2024 Fillmore County Agriculture Summit

Area farm families, businesses, and the public are invited to attend this free event at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center at 28097 Goodview Dr., Lanesboro, MN 55949, on March 14, 2024. from 8:15 AM to 2:00 PM. A light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided, and sessions will run for approximately 30 minutes. This year’s schedule includes presentations on Hydroponics & Alternative Farming Methods, Woman Owned Ag Entrepreneurship, Soil Conservation and Water Quality, Emotional Wellness for Agriculture Families, Understanding MN Sure and Addressing Workforce and Labor Challenges.

The Fillmore County Agriculture Summit is a FREE event, but registration is requested to estimate the number of attendees. To register online, please go to:

2024 Fillmore County Agriculture Summit Tickets, Thu, Mar 14, 2024, at 8:15 AM | Eventbrite


If you have questions about the event, or to register via phone telephone, please contact Chris Hahn, Fillmore County EDA Director, at 612-327-9729 chris.hahn@cedausa.com or Allison Whalen (CEDA) at 507-993-8688 or via email at allison.whalen@cedausa.com.

Hourly Schedule

Agenda for Thursday March 14th

8:15AM - 8:30AM
Registration and Networking
Light Breakfast Provided
8:30AM - 8:40AM
First Southeast Bank of Harmony and Canton
8:40AM - 8:55AM
News and Updates from MiEnergy
9:00AM - 9:30AM
The Plant Lady
Woman-Owned Ag Entrepreneurship
9:40AM - 10:10AM
Scott Evans - Farm Bureau Financial Services
Understanding MN Sure
10:20AM - 10:50AM
Andrew Serio - Serio Farms
Hydroponics & Alternative Farming Methods
10:50AM - 11:10AM
Break - Networking
Refreshments Provided
11:10AM - 11:40AM
Dee Slinde - Workforce Development Inc.
Being the Boss or Being the Employee - Supplementing Your Income
11:45AM - 12:15PM
Katie Drewitz and Emily Krekelberg - UMN Extension
Emotional Wellness
12:15AM - 12:45PM
Light Lunch Provided
12:45PM - 1:15PM
Martin Larsen - Olmsted County SWCD
Farming Practices for Soil Conservation and Water Quality
1:20PM - 1:45PM
Holly Callaghan
1:45PM - 2:00PM
Thank Yous and Networking


Mar 14 2024


8:15 am - 2:00 pm

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