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Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo Aug. 9-10Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo Aug. 9-10

Two-day event features evening pork dinner with entertainment in Blooming Prairie.

Paula Mohr

August 4, 2016

2 Min Read

The 2nd Annual Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo will be held near Blooming Prairie August 9-10.

Organizers say they were encouraged to host another event since the first show in 2015 was such a success. Plans have been in the works to broaden and enlarge the 2016 expo with new vendors and equipment dealers at a new location. This year’s theme is “Evolution of Agriculture.” Both days open at 9 a.m. and feature a five-Acre trade show, field demos, seminars and cover crops. A Recognition Banquet will be held the evening of Tuesday, August 9.

The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, August 9

10-11:30 a.m. – Field Demo
Seminars on land use and water quality


12-1 p.m. – Lunch
Sponsored By: Jennie-O Turkey Store

Noon Speaker: Al Batt

1-3 p.m. – Field demo
Seminars on nitrogen and cover crop studies

3-5 p.m. - Legislation Session
Show closes at 5 p.m.

5:30 p.m. - VFW in Blooming Prairie, Social Hour, Banquet & Entertainment: An “Excellence in Agriculture” Banquet will be held at the Servicemen’s Club. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. A pork chop dinner along with cheesy potatoes, salad and beverage will be served. Entertainment is by Comedy Sportz. Tickets are $20 each and available for purchase at Express Pressure Washers Inc., Metal Services, Miner’s Outdoor, B to Z Hardware and the Blooming Prairie Chamber Office.

Wednesday, August 10

10-11:30 a.m. – Field Demo
Seminars on estate & succession planning

12-1 p.m. – Lunch
Sponsored By: MN Pork Producers

Noon Speaker: Marketing Specialist

1-3 p.m. – Field demo
Seminars on cover crop study; manure application and water quality

Show closes at 4 p.m.
This year’s show is located one mile east of Blooming Prairie, off of Hwy 30 on the south side of the road.

Parking and admission are free.

Lunch will be available for purchase both days.

For information, call Jim Masching, 507-438-9623, or email [email protected].

About the Author(s)

Paula Mohr

Editor, The Farmer

Paula Mohr has been editor of The Farmer since 2004. She enjoys covering a wide range of topics that are of interest to Minnesota producers.

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