The following are the 2013 recipients of the AgStar Fund for Rural America Grant Program.  To learn more about the program, click here.

Name Of Organization

Intended Use


 Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest Rural community program expansion $5,000
Youth Committee- Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Youth area - 2012 Barron County Farm Technology Days $10,000
Memorial Blood Centers High school program $5,000
The Northspan Group Promotoes the region's assets and competitive advantages through Northland Connection Program $2,500
MN Farm Bureau Ag Cab Lab tractor and combine $10,000
Minnesota Cooperative Education Foundation The cooperative education project $2,500
Dairy Profitability Enhancement Program Laptop computer for on-farm program meetings $1,000
The Well General operating expenses $2,500
Minnesota State Mankato Dental Hygiene Clinic AgStar Dental Hygiene Clinic Scholarships $5,000
Martin County Mentoring Network Computer system replacement and innovative mentoring software purchase $1,000
Luverne Child Guide Program Luverne Child Guide Program $2,500
Albert Lea Freeborn County Chamber Foundation 3rd grade farm tours $1,500
Project FINE Colorful Growers: providing diverse youth with opportunities to grow, learn and prosper $2,500
Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center Communications plan $10,000
Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Agricultural Community Engagement (ACE) Twilight meetings $2,500