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Scholarships Available for MFMA, MFVGA Conference
Minnesota Ag Connection - 01/14/2019

The Minnesota Farmers' Market Association and the Minnesota Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association are holding our annual conferences togetherJan. 17 and 18 at River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud.

And if you live in the 42 counties in nothwest or southwest Minnesota, the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) are offering scholarships for you to attend:

The scholarship can cover up to 75% of combined registration, mileage, and lodging costs of a learning experience, or a maximum of $250 per person. Participants must pay expenses up front and submit receipts for reimbursement.

The SW RSDP is comprised of: Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Douglas, Grant, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Pope, Redwood, Sibley, Renville, Rock, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Watonwan, Yellow Medicine.

For more information or to apply, go to

The NW RSDP is comprised of: Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, Clearwater, Beltrami, Polk, Norman, Mahnomen, Clay and Wilkin counties. Ottertail and Becker counties are also included in food systems projects.

For more information and to apply, contact Anna Peterson, executive administrative assistant, Northwest RSDP;, 218-281-8699.

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