MN Ag Expo in Mankato Draws Businesses and Gov Walz

Farmers and agriculture enthusiasts are flocking to Mankato for the MN Ag Expo.

Hundreds of booths filled the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center, from CHS to the American Farm Bureau Federation, to the Minnesota FFA Foundation.

Gov. Tim Walz explained, “It’s great between GreenSeam and the things that have been done here, having Minnesota Soybean and Minnesota Corn Growers, all of the folks that are right here.  Mankato was founded on this, Minnesota is a powerhouse, a global powerhouse.

The MN Ag Expo is not just a place for businesses to set up shop, there are also some big names in the ag business in attendance as well.

During his visit to Mankato on Wednesday, Walz discussed the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program and its goal of certifying 1 million acres by the end of 2022.

All the agriculture activity during the expo shows that the Mankato area is booming in agribusiness.