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USDA Foreign Agricultural Service members visit Rolling Forks Vineyards in Glenwood during Minnesota tour

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service recently visited Rolling Forks Vineyards in Glenwood during a Minnesota agricultural tour. Ag experts from 20 different countries and the European Union traveled the state to learn how Minnesota contributes food and ag products to the world.

Joe and Melanie Cihlar, owners of Rolling Forks Vineyards, pictured with ag experts from around the world.
Joe and Melanie Cihlar, owners of Rolling Forks Vineyards in rural Glenwood, are pictured with ag experts from around the world.
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GLENWOOD — Rolling Forks Vineyards in rural Glenwood recently hosted members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

The visit was part of a statewide agricultural tour that included agricultural experts from 20 different countries and the European Union, according to a news release from Rolling Forks Vineyards.

The tour members traveled the state of Minnesota to learn how Minnesota contributes food and agricultural products to the world.

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During their visit to Rolling Forks Vineyards , the group learned about the winery’s local operation and about different grape hybrids the winery grows in Minnesota.

According to its website, the Foreign Agricultural Service links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security.

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Agricultural tours help staff identify problems, provide solutions and continue to advance opportunities for U.S. agriculture.

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