Join Us for Our Annual Summit on November 9th!Register Here
AgriGrowth is excited to welcome everyone to our Annual Minnesota Ag & Food Summit this November!
Pre-conference Reception at Brit’s Pub, Minneapolis 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
All Thursday events at Minneapolis Convention Center
7:30 a.m. Registration open / Breakfast
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. AgriGrowth Business meeting (members only)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. How Geopolitics Will Shape the Future of Ag • Jacob Shapiro
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Global Food Security and Climate Change • Heather Tansey, Cargill • Liz Hunt, Syngenta
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 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 Klatt, Schwan’s • Colette Campbell, Chief Talent Acquisition Officer, Bremer Financial
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break & Exhibit Fair
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Distinguished Service Award and Luncheon Program: Luncheon Keynote TBD• State of the State of Agriculture Address from Governor Tim Walz (invited)
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Break & Exhibit Fair
1:45 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Ag & Food Start-ups and Talent • Moderators: Heather Thompson, GROWMARK & Ben Van Straten, CHS • Lars Dyrud, EarthOptics • Craig Rupp, Sabanto
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Interactive Ag Chat Event • Table moderated discussions on issues, collaborations, and careers in agri-food
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Post-conference Reception & Exhibit Fair
5:30 p.m. Conference concludes
A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!