The following are the 2012 recipients of the AgStar Fund Agriculture Classroom Equipment Grant Program.  To learn more about the program, click here.


Intended Use

County Location

Region 1:    
Clear Lake High School To replace rotted plant benches in greenhouse, and an automatic watering system for the greenhouse. Polk, WI
Ashland High School To purchase a new aquaculture tank.  Ashland, WI
Holdingford Ag Dept To replace a welding unit. Stearns, MN
School District of Maple For materials to make an outdoor patio garden system. Douglas, WI
Unity High School Agriculture Education Department Work station carts, 32 gallon soil bins, and 12" fans for greenhouse.  Green mesh fencing for the school garden, and pruners. Polk, WI
Mora Public Schools Agricultural Education Department Water waders and water monitoring equipment. Kanabec, MN
Region 2:    
Boyceville FFA To construct a 1.7 mile nature trail in School Forest. Dunn, WI
Cadott Jr/Sr High School LCD projector, DVD/VCR combo, speaker, and digital LCD microscope. Chippewa, WI
Goodhue Public Schools New wire feed welder. Goodhue, MN
St. Croix Central Two research quality starter systems. St. Croix, WI
Red Wing High School LabQuest with sensors. Goodhue, MN
Belle Plaine Agriculture Education New lighting systems for plant carts, auto watering system, power tiller, trimmer/edger, leaf blower,  and various landscape hand tools. Scott, MN
Cornell Agriculture Department Axe, hoe,  1/2" fiberglass measuring tape, hand pruners, pruning saw, loppers, Mattock Tiller,  chain saw, weed wrench, and GPS. Chippewa, WI
Region 3:    
Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop High School Auto darkening welding helmets, combination wrench and screwdriver sets, replacement welding gloves and jackets, angle grinder, and metal cutting bandsaw. Sibley, MN
Agriculture Department, New Ulm High School Hand tool sets, horticulture tools, lab equipment, and hand power tools. Brown, MN
Region 4:    
Martin County West High School Updating welding equipment, and cordless drills. Martin, MN
Fairmont Area Schools To purchase compound microscopes. Martin, MN
Region 5:    
Fillmore Central Agriculture Department Portable stick/TIG welder Fillmore, MN
Owatonna High  School Laboratory use electronic scales, rechargeable electric drills, and laboratory use compound microscopes. Steele, MN
Spring Grove High School 8' Panel saw, auto darkening welding helmets, palm routers, router bits, and Kreg Jig. Houston, MN
Chatfield High School High definition video camera with macro capability and accessories. Olmsted, MN
Blooming Prairie High School Ag Department Equipment for new greenhouse that is being constructed. Steele, MN