Class VI of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program recently visited Windom and Worthington businesses to learn about rural issues.
MARL is a hands-on leadership development program for adult agricultural and rural leaders in Minnesota.
The Windom session was the last of 9 in-state sessions for Class VI. Last March, the class also traveled Washington, D.C. for a week-long national study tour. And later this month, the class journeys to Morocco for a 10-day international study tour.
In southwestern Minnesota, the class visited the Red Rock Rural Water System in Jeffers, hosted by Dominic Jones, manager; Jeffers Wind Farm, hosted by Andy Manteufel and John Swenson; JBS Swift and Company, hosted by Jenny Anderson Martineze; and New Vision Cooperative, hosted by Denny Weber, Mark Eisfeld and Frank McDowell.Check out the slide show for highlights.