ProAg of Renville County

Board Members / Area

Becky Bruns  
Jon Butler
        F&M Bank Minnesota Mike Filzen         
        Coop Country Farmers 

Dick Hagen   
      Farm Bureau
Pat Halbe      
      United FCS
Susie Lang
   - Secretary  
Renville County HRA/EDA

Joel Mathiowetz   - Chair 
orn Capital Innovations   Tom McGraw  - Vice Chair 
         Ag Consulting 

Keith McNamara
Brad Nere   
       Horizon Farms, Inc.   Gregg Riley  - Treasure

David Scheibel 
       MN West Ag Services   Doug Toreen   
    Corn & Soybean Growers  Steve Zenk 
 Ridgewater Farm Mgmt

Save the Date:


March 19, 2012


All Ag Celebration
Island Ballroom


5:00 Social

6:00 Dinner


If you would like to donate an item for the auction on the 19th, feel free to bring it on March 19th or drop off at United FCS, Olivia.


Proceeds will be split between

Relay for Life,

Youth Ag Programs,

and Ag Scholarships

    in Renville County.


ProAg of Renville County
Annual Meeting

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Max's Bar & Grill, Olivia

¨  6:00pm  Arrival / Social, cash bar

¨  6:30pm  Meal, Free to ProAg members, $20 non-members

¨  7:15 pm  Annual Meeting

¨  7:30pm "Let’s Talk Water"
   Panel Discussion

     Moderator – Dick Hagen


Warren Formo       MN Agricultural Water Resources Coalition
Tom Baker             Prinsco, MN West Campus, Willmar
Tom Butler             Freeborn County Conservation Farmer
Larry Zupke           Renville County Feedlot/Conservation 
Garry Bennett         Hydrologist, MN DNR, Hutchinson


Renville County Ditch Map
DNR Watershed
Turtle Creek Watershed

2011 Highlights

Membership drive produced 76 Members

Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Scholarships Awarded to Lisa Roker, Bird Island and Laura Fox, Franklin

Co-Sponsor Renville County All-Ag Banquet & Celebration 

Co-Sponsor Renville County Elementary Students
Harvest Field Day 

Major sponsor to Renville County Relay for Life,
Donated $7,556 

Bus tour in Kandiyohi County to: Hanson Silo, United FCS, MinnWest Technology Campus Nova-Tech, Epitopix,
U of M,
Prinsco, & Willmar Poultry.  
Melvin’s cruise boat dinner tour of Green Lake 

Sponsor to Renville County 4-H Golf Da

Sponsor of Farm Safety Ad'

Co-Sponsor Farm City Breakfast at Noshbush Dairy, Fairfax 

Sponsor to Renville County 4-H Poultry lease program 

Co-Sponsor local delegate to Ukraine 

Development of ProAg Website &
Renville County Ag Event Calendar

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