Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Earth Day 2016 | Taking Action

By: Sam Ziegler | Director of Project ABE Earth Day 2016…a time to reflect and take action on making our community a better place. As an avid outdoors-man, farmer and dad protecting our natural resources is important to… Read More

FOCUS ON AG

CELEBRATING  NATIONAL  AG  WEEK “National Ag Week” is being celebrated March 13-19 all across the United States, as well as in Minnesota, with Tuesday, March 15, being designated as “National Ag Day”. As we celebrate “National Ag Week”,… Read More

Congress Experiences Christmas Miracle: Passes Major Legislation to End the Year

Congress is ending 2015 by passing a flurry of legislation that will have substantial impacts on businesses and individuals alike. Included is the first long-term transportation bill in a decade, a major education reform bill, a tax bill… Read More

It just makes sense!

Have you ever pondered what our region of the state, country and world has been built upon? Why did people settle here? What did they make there living from? What are our businesses in our communities great at today?

High-Tech Cows

Yesterday, the Project ABE Steering Committee headed to rural Nicollet County for it’s quarterly meeting.  Mitch Davis of Davis Family Dairies hosted the group at their flagship location:  New Sweden Dairy.  New Sweden isn’t just a flagship facility for… Read More

Boot Covers and Beard Nets – Suiting up with a company who boasts high quality food standards

During a heavy down pour Jim, John and I jump out of the truck to dash for the front door of a yellow warehouse looking building back a week and half ago. We only had fifty feet to… Read More

Women in Ag

Hey we found this great article about agribusiness and the key roles women play in it today. Check out the article from MN Dept. of Economic Development below: http://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/social-media/blogs/deed-developments/blog-entry.jsp?id=466-169966