2023 Minnesota Ag & Food Summit Hosted by AgriGrowth

Check Out All the Great Panels & Presentations from the November 9th Summit!

November 9, 2023
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

How Geopolitics Will Shape the Future of Ag

Jacob Shapiro

Minnesota's Role in Global Food Systems and Climate Change

Moderator: Patrick Lunemann, Twin Eagle Dairy  • Tai Ullmann, Cargill • Liz Hunt, Syngenta

Ag & Food Talent Pipeline for System Success

Moderator: Rachael Powell, AgCareers.com • Trinity Dyreson, National Professional Agricultural Student Organization (National PAS) • Katelyn Ketchum,  FFA • Meghan Brand, Schwan’s • Colette Campbell, Chief Talent Acquisition Officer, Bremer Financial

Distinguished Service Award  

Luncheon Program

Luncheon Keynote Beth Richardson, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis: The Importance of Canada-US & Canada-MN Trade & Agriculture • State of the State of Agriculture Address from Commissioner Thom Petersen

Ag & Food Start-ups and Talent

Moderators: Heather Thompson, GROWMARK & Ben Van Straten, CHS • Lars Dyrud, EarthOptics • Craig Rupp, Sabanto

Interactive Ag Chat Event

Moderator: Kelly Leighton, Center for Food Integrity • Table moderated discussions on issues, collaborations, and careers in agri-food

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!