ADA, MN — The Norman County Fair, Ada, Minnesota is pleased to announce Mustang Seeds as the presenting sponsor of the Agricultural Education Center.
Terry Schultz, second generation President of Mustang Seeds states, “Mustang Seeds understands the importance of emphasizing true leadership, personal growth and education! That is why we are excited to team up with Norman County Fair as the Agriculture Education Sponsor, where the region takes pride in their community and encourages a positive environment for young and old alike.”
Mustang Seeds employs over 60 people, with 5 warehouse locations in South Dakota, Minnesota and North Dakota. In 2018, Mustang Seeds will be celebrating 55 years of being a part of the seed industry. Over those 55 years Mustang Seeds products have been planted in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa. With headquarters in Madison, South Dakota, Mustang Seeds is dedicated to giving back to the local communities that support one of their missions of building long lasting relationships.
Longtime Ada resident, Mark Brownlee, Mustang Seeds District Sales Manager, has been a significant supporter of the Ag Education Center and realized the impact this center has in the Norman County area. “The fair board and volunteers have put a lot of time into this project and we are happy to be involved at this level and are proud to give back to a community that supports us”.
The Norman County Fair will be held June 20-23, 2018 and will be celebrating the expansion of the Mustang Seeds Ag Education Center. Emphasis is placed on educating the visitors of the Fair as to where their food comes from, the lengths our local producers take to ensure the safety of our food and fun facts about the Norman County region.
“Local, regional and out of state support of the Ag Education Center has really grown in the past couple of years. We are very grateful for the support of those who have given of their time, talents and dollars to bring this project to this level”, said Norman County Fair Board President, Don Merkens.
New for 2018 will be the Bee Healthy exhibit that will focus on the importance of pollinators and how this affects those in the Norman County area, including the growers and the consumers. Other exhibits scheduled in the education center include live farm animals, crop displays, hands on activities and educational demonstrations.
The Mustang Seeds Ag Education Center will be open from 10 am – 8 pm daily during the annual event. The Norman County Fair will be held June 20-23, 2018 in Ada, Minnesota. For more information, visit the website at www.normancountyfair.com.