Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, July 12 & 13, 2016

Join young farmers from across the state of Iowa on a trip to the Twin Cities area!

Tours include:

  • CHS Terminal in Savage, MN.: receives grain by truck and rail, transferring the grain to barges for export.
  • SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center of Bayer CropScience in Shakopee:  manufactures seed treating equipment.
  • Gedney Foods Company in Chaska is the home of the Minnesota pickle!

- The bus trip starts at the Iowa Farm Bureau building in West Des Moines at 9:00 am on July 12.
- A stop will be made for a group lunch and to pick up more participants at Clear Lake.
- Overnight parking available at both pick-up sites.

The group will be staying at the Best Western Plus Bloomington Hotel by Mall of America. Tuesday evening will be a free time for the members.
- The trip is designed for Farm Bureau members. 
- Members will participate in the trip on a first come-first served basis.
- The participant fee is $100 per person. 
- The registration deadline has been extended to June 8.
- Registration is not final and accepted until payment is made.

To register for the trip, click here.

The trip is sponsored by the IFBF Research & Commodity Services Division and the IFBF Young Farmer Committee. If you have questions regarding the trip, please contact Ed Kordick,