2019 Farm Show Seminars
Friday, March 8 & Saturday, March 9
New Ulm Civic Center, Brown County Fairgrounds
2nd Level Classroom
Friday, March 8th
Quick & Easy Home Decor Inspiration
Presented by Inspired, New Ulm
Join the Inspired floral designers for a two-part session. Learn about the hot trends in
home decor for 2019 & find out how you can easily change up your existing farmhouse
look through the seasons. Come & get Inspired!
Farmers in Crisis: How You Can Help
Presented by Ted Mathews, Rural Mental Health Counselor
We are in our 5th year of a farming financial crisis. As a farm counselor, Ted will share
tools we all can utilize to navigate the crisis & stress better. Ted will remain at the show until 8 PM to answer any questions.
Machinery Pete: 30 Years of Stories from the Auction Trail
Presented by Greg Peterson & Sponsored by the Farm-City Hub Club
An encore presentation of the 3 PM session.
Saturday, March 9th
Radon: The Unwanted Guest in Your House
Presented by Marc Katz, MN Health Department
This seminar covers what you need to know about radon including why it’s dangerous,
what can be done to reduce it, how to test for it, & how to handle high levels of it.
Short-term radon kits will be given away.
Creating Great Perennial Gardens & Other Wise Tips
Presented by Tony Guggisberg, River Creek Nursery
With spring around the corner, The Happy Horticulturist, Tony, will share with you secrets to a great perennial garden as well as other good gardening tips.
The Opioid Crisis in Rural America
Presented by Ruth Meirick, Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation
The nation’s 2 largest farm organizations – American Farm Bureau & National Farmers Union – are bringing attention to the opioid epidemic in farm country & providing information & resources to help those struggling with opioid abuse. #FarmTownStrong