Rural Minnesota

Back to Madelia: A man, a plan, a family farm

With a degree from the U, Dan Roberts has returned home at a time when the economy and trends in agriculture are squeezing many young people off the land.

From FFA to the U’s ag ed and beyond

Liz Rabbe and Dan Helvig are both products of FFA leadership, and it shows in the way they speak about education, agriculture, rural life and their futures.

Young dairy farmer is an advocate for small-town and rural life

In this video Elizabeth Olson of Hutchinson, Minn., takes her Holstein through the twice-daily ritual of milking at the State Fair, and talks about the dairy industry, her education and her future.Max About Town: A Week of State Fair Infogra