'Farmfest' Celebrates Agriculture, Discusses Challenges
Community members are invited to celebrate farmers and agriculture while learning about agricultural challenges at the 30th Annual Farmfest.
University of Minnesota experts will be in attendance to talk about important agricultural issues, such as this summer’s drought, managing herbicide-resistant weeds, controlling invasive species, and reducing damage from Goss’s wilt.
Climatologist Mark Seeley will be speaking on Wednesday, Aug. 8, and U of M President Eric Kaler will lead a panel of experts on Thursday, Aug. 9.
Farmfest is the state’s largest farm-related gathering, according to the university. It’s hosted form Aug. 7-9 at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood County.
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